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Education & Training

Centrelink provides study and employment services for People with a disability. Information about these services, including eligibility for assistance, can be found at the Disability Employment Services page of the Centrelink website.

The Australian Government Department of Social Services helps people with a disability to participate in the workforce through employment services and assistance outlined on the Disability and carers page of their website.

Other initiatives to help people with a disability in study and employment include:


 

People With Disability

Looking for work?

The Disability Employment Services sector exists to help you. Disability Employment Australia is the peak body representing the sector.

Our members are located across the country and specialise in finding people with disability employment in the real world, for real wages alongside people who do not have disability.

Disability Employment Australia members bring together employers and employees but they are much more than an introduction agency.

They find employers, create and shape jobs and prepare workers and the workplace culturally as well as physically if need be.
Disability Employment Australia members also maintain a long-term relationship with both employees and employers to help meet any challenges that might arise down the track.

Work can be part-time or full-time and is suited to your skills and abilities - just as it should be.

Disability Employment Australia members don't charge for their services but they do get results - just ask one of the 140,000 people with disability that Disability Employment Services have supported in the past 12 months.
 

Click here to see how Disability Employment Australia members can help you.

Find your nearest Disability Employment Australia member here.

 


 

JobAccess

JobAccess is an information and advice service funded by the Australian Government. It offers help and workplace solutions for people with disability and their employers. JobAccess is an initiative of the Australian Government to support the employment of people with disability.

JobAccess includes a comprehensive, easy to use website and a free telephone information and advice service where you can access confidential, expert advice on the employment of people with disability.

JobAccess has information to help you enter the workforce for the first time or to return after a break. It also has information to help you get a new job.

To visit Job Access go to:
ww.jobaccess.gov.au or call 1800 464 800 for more information.

Office for Disability

This website has information about inclusive and flexible workplaces and inclusive recruitment and retention practices. There is also information for employees and employers about reasonable adjustment and disclosing disability.

Contact details

Office for Disability

General enquiries:
1300 880 043
Tel: (03) 9096 0574
TTY:(03) 9639 2417
Fax: (03) 9650 3812

Email: ofd@dhs.vic.gov.au