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Video: Living with someone with a mental illness

March 22, 2018, 11:49 a.m.

Each year 1 in 5 Australians will experience a mental illness. About 4% of people will experience a major depression episode in a 12 month period with 5% of women and 3% of men affected.

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Eight powerful truths about diversity and inclusion

March 20, 2018, 5:31 p.m.

Many business leaders want to make their organizations more diverse and inclusive but are stymied by the complexities of the challenge. Eight principles can help guide their efforts.

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Women with intellectual disabilities inspiring others to find work

March 13, 2018, 4:17 p.m.

Alanna Julian had to overcome several barriers in life to gain employment as an adult woman with an intellectual disability. As a teenager her first job was at a sheltered workshop where she said she was only paid 50 cents an hour.

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Able and willing to work

March 13, 2018, 4:14 p.m.

As a senior leader in the disability employment sector, it’s no surprise Wayne Herbert has an impressive CV to match. Along with his work in the public service, Herbert is a published author and an avid public speaker.

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