This research report describes the findings from a national survey of 357 disability support workers (DSWs) conducted online between May and June 2020.
The audit objective was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Social Services’ arrangements for managing Disability Employment Services provider agreements.
This paper draws on a review of Australian and international literature on disability employment and social procurement. Government publications examining public procurement as a policy response to unemployment, as well as reports produced by social procurement intermediary organisations both in Australia and internationally, were also...
This report is based on a nationwide survey of more than 2,300 responses from across the disability sector in March 2020. It reveals that a key concern for workers is the rising casualisation of the workforce, with many staff having to work less than full...
This issues paper looks at the experiences of people with disability in employment. The Commission wants to understand why people with disability are less likely to be employed and have lower incomes than people without disability.
This report provides analysis of workers’ experiences of delivering disability services and supports in the early stages of the outbreak of COVID-19 in Australia. Data is drawn from a survey of disability workers conducted in March 2020.
This plan aims to increase the representation of people with disability employed in the Western Australian public sector to 5% by the end of 2025, and support an inclusive work environment.
This paper explores the barriers to employment for people with learning disabilities, principally in relation to support for children and young people with special educational needs, and sets out recommendations for change.
Workplace inequality remains a challenge for diversity and inclusion in New Zealand. So what role can public policy and the state sector play to promote and encourage positive change?