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An early Christmas wish come true - Opinion

Dec. 15, 2011, 1:55 p.m.

All Tom Bridge wanted for Christmas was a Minister for Disability in the Australian Parliament. In the cabinet reshuffle yesterday, he got what he wanted. Sort of.


Expanded job opportunities for people with disability

Dec. 15, 2011, 1:40 p.m.

Workability has merged with The Disability Trust to form a single organisation that will help more than 700 disabled people find jobs in the Eurobodalla, Bega Valley and Monaro.


Disability Employment Brokers - DEEWR

Dec. 15, 2011, 1:30 p.m.

As part of the Building Australia's Future Workforce Package in the 2011-12 Budget, the Government announced $1.0 million in 2012-13 to fund up to ten disability employment broker projects under the Disability Employment Broker program.


Mental illness tops the disability pension list - Radio

Dec. 15, 2011, 1:23 p.m.

Since the 70's if you put your back out you'd be out of work, claiming a pension & bemoaning your weak frame, but over the last few years this has all changed. Now the greatest reason for receiving a disability support pension is mental illness.


AFL Disability Employment Strategy

Dec. 15, 2011, 10:05 a.m.

A video to promote the Australian Football League's strategy for recruiting employees with a disability, and the role Disability Works Australia (DWA) has in ensuring its success.


Putting disability reform at the centre of Government

Dec. 15, 2011, 9:49 a.m.

Ms Macklin has been appointed to the new position of Minister for Disability Reform, in addition to her responsibilities as Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.


Out the back door to front of house - CBS

Dec. 12, 2011, 1:44 p.m.

Early this year, Ynyr Hughes permanently injured her wrist in a car crash so severely that it stopped her lifting anything heavier than two kilograms. She was referred to Community Bridging Services [CBS] SA.


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