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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.


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.


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.


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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