Hobart – 20th March – 12.30pm – 1.30pm Launceston – 22nd March  – 12.30pm – 1.30pm Take a lunch break with us and hear new research on recruitment barriers, share your thoughts on business, community and employing people with disability Can’t make it to lunch?                    

Graduate Financial Analyst (for people with disabilities)

TASMANIA TREASURY Hobart Position Vacancy Graduate Financial Analyst (for people with disabilities) Eligibility: A person will be eligible to apply for this vacancy if they meet the definition of ‘disability’ provided within the Disability Services Act 2011 (TAS). Graduates who have been assessed by Centrelink as requiring specialist employment assistance and have been referred to […]

Employers learn about sourcing keen and innovative staff

Last month, a number of iconic Tasmanian businesses attended a forum on accessing an untapped pool of work-ready staff. The forum, ‘Finding Keen and Innovative New Staff’, provided an overview of services available to businesses who want to employ people with disability. Employers were informed about how they can access wage subsidies, workplace support and […]

JobsABILITY on the national stage

JobsABILITY featured at the National Disability at Work Conference in Brisbane earlier this month with positive feedback from both open and supported employment providers. The Tasmanian-based initiative focuses on regional collaboration between the business community and employment providers. Its purpose is to help to keep disability employment front-of-mind for employers and the community, highlighting the […]

JobsABILITY at the TasICT Conference

JobsABILITY promoted the benefits of employing people with disability at the 2016 TasICT Conference on 25th November 2016 in Hobart. With over 14,000 people with disability currently working within the ICT industry in Tasmania, we had a number of interested employers ready to talk more about how JobsABILITY can assist in the pathway to securing […]

The Launch of JobsABILITY

The JobsABILITY initiative was officially launched by Minister Petrusma on behalf of Premier Will Hodgman on Friday 18 November at Parliament House. The launch established the importance of addressing workforce shortages by attracting all sectors of the labour market. National Disability Services (NDS) has developed the JobsABILITY initiative to support employers in addressing their labour […]

Southern JobsABILITY Coalition

Hobart, Tasmania –Members of the Southern JobsABILITY Coalition today met to discuss how people with disability can help address workforce shortages within growth industries in Tasmania. The first Southern JobsABILITY Coalition was attended by representatives from the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Tasmanian Hospitality Association, Tasmanian Small Business Council, Local Government Association Tasmania, Tas […]