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WA Disability Employment Toolkit

Feb. 22, 2018, 11:10 a.m.

The Disability Services Commission in Western Australia has produced a Disability Employment Toolkit. It guides businesses and organisations through the benefits of employing people with disability.

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Sharp decline in people accessing Disability Support Pension

Feb. 22, 2018, 11:04 a.m.

Tougher compliance measures have led to a sharp decline in people accessing the Disability Support Pension, with the Department of Human Services revealing almost 75 per cent of claims for the scheme were rejected in 2016-17.

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Career transitions are possible at any age

Feb. 22, 2018, 11:01 a.m.

Instead of a job for life, it's now generally accepted we will have a portfolio of careers — a series of roles and three to four different career paths.

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The hierarchy of needs – As applied to NDIS transition

Feb. 15, 2018, 1:33 p.m.

When applying Maslow’s hierarchy to the NDIS, what sits at the bottom of the pyramid depends on where an organisation is now, and how significantly they are affected by NDIS, writes Jane Arnott.

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NFPs urged to invest more in IT

Feb. 15, 2018, 1:31 p.m.

A major new survey has found not for profits are significantly underinvesting in IT, with almost half of organisations reporting their information and service systems do not work well for them.

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Policy advocacy’s time has come

Feb. 15, 2018, 1:28 p.m.

The Power of Advocacy, produced by Philanthropy Australia, makes the case for philanthropic support for advocacy and argues that funding policy advocacy can be an effective way to address complex social and environmental challenges.

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