Australian National Audit Office – Disability Employment Services (December 2008)
This report provides useful insight into Disability Employment Services Pathways that function across the sector, the roles played by FaHCSIA & DEEWR, and developments in administration, policy & framework that have impacted on DES as it exists today
Disability Employment Australia Position Paper (July 2011) on the Procurement Process
This paper outlines our core position on the Government's current procurement process for Employment Support Services contracts in the Disability Employment Services sector. 08 July 2011.
Disability Services Act 1986
How to make a submission to the Senate Inquiry
A submission may be any length, & contain facts, opinions, arguments or recommendations. Refer to the Terms of Reference. You can attach supporting documents. Upload your submission electronically, or post it by mail.
NO to 80% Tender - Key Messages to Government
This document summarises Disability Employment Australia's key messages to Government in relation to their decision to enforce over 80% of the Employment Support Services under Disability Employment Services to re-tender for contracts in 2012
Productivity Commission – Independent Review of the Job Network (2002)
This report examines the purchaser-provider model and star rating system as a suitable policy framework for the delivery of active labour market programs – and its effect on both service provider and job seeker
Senate Inquiry: DEEWR tender process to award employment services contracts (June 2009)
This report examines the $3.9 billion Government request for tender that sought to deliver a simpler and more effective national employment services system, replacing the Job Network from 1 July 2009
Submission to the Minister on the Future of the Disability Employment Services (January 2011)
This paper responds to the Minister’s Consultation on the Future of Disability Employment Services (DES) for 2012 and beyond, and presents our position on DES purchasing and contracting methodology, and the role of evidence-based and effective policy
Terms of Reference for the Senate Inquiry (August 2011)
Read the Terms of Reference for the Senate Inquiry on the administration and purchasing of Disability Employment Services in Australia. The Inquiry has been referred to the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Reference Committee.