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4/12/2020
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New Australian Public Service Disability Employment Strategy targets 7%

The new Australian Public Service Disability Employment Strategy has been released, including a goal to increase employment of people with disability from 3.7 per cent to 7 per cent by 2025.
News update
4/12/2020
News update

WA Government gives NDIS transition a $5.5 million boost

The WA Government has announced additional funding of $5.5 million for three initiatives to assist individuals, disability sector providers and advocacy services with the transition to the NDIS.

Social Enterprise Report examines impacts of employment creation on disadvantage

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7/08/2019

The Westpac Foundation and the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne have released a report examining how employment helps reduce social disadvantage and the important role of social enterprises focused on employment creation. The report, entitled ‘Social Enterprise – A people centred approach to employment services’, also identifies gaps in evidence that may be limiting policy, practice and effective philanthropy.The report finds that the effectiveness of the employment-focused social enterprise model in Australia could be enhanced by:

The report also finds that employment-focused social enterprises enable quality employment outcomes for socially disadvantaged individuals through:

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