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AEC releases voting information for people with disability

The Australian Electoral Commission has developed resources to support people with disability through the electoral process for the Federal election.
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Contribute to the surveys regarding the disability and community mental health workforce

Surveys are now open regarding the impact of the NDIS on the disability and community mental health workforce.

NDIS can do a better job on employment

NDIS Essential Issues banner with man smiling in a vehicle and text: 'Making employment a priority'

4/07/2018

Increasing the employment of people with disability is integral to the vision of the NDIS. It was a key reason why the Productivity Commission concluded, in its seminal 2011 report, that the economic benefits of the NDIS would outweigh the costs over time.

But the NDIS is under-performing in its support for participants to work. Only 2.1 per cent of NDIS supports for people over 25 years and 5.4 per cent of supports for people 15 to 24 years are for employment.

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