More information for employers & services
Here are just a few of the many websites that you will find useful when planning your transition from education to employment. Each section of the website also includes websites for further research.
Graduate Careers Australia
The Graduate Careers Australia (GCA) website is a comprehensive source of information about graduate careers and employment. The website provides a range of resources for students and graduates of Australian universities, as well as employers, careers professionals and researchers.
Australian Network on Disability: For Employers Making a Difference
The Australian Network on Disability is a not-for-profit organisation resourced by its members to advance the inclusion of people with disability in all aspects of business. They help its members and clients to welcome people with disability as employees, customers and suppliers. The website includes a great collection of Fact Sheets related to employing people with disability.
Australian Network on Disability's 'Stepping Into.....Programs'
Australian Network on Disability runs an excellent Internship program through graduate employers for university students with disability to help them prepare for graduate employment in specific industries such as engineering, HR, Law and many more.
Job Access is a government program that provides free over‐the‐phone and web‐based information & advice to job seekers, employees & employers regarding all things disability employment. It is a great source of information about services available, workplace adjustments, how to prepare well and succeed at work and much more.
Choosing Your Path: Disclosure Its A Personal Decision
Disclosure of disability presents a number of challenges & choices for people with a disability, particularly those participating in education and employment. Choices may include 'do I need to disclose my disability', ''when do I disclose my disability', 'how do I disclose my disability', 'what are my rights', 'do I have responsibilities when I disclose'.
Employers and educators may also be challenged in relation to their role and responsibilities when a person discloses their disability. This website addresses these challenges for people with disabilities, employers and educators. It provides substantial information about options and pathways that people with disabilities can use in disclosing their disability in post secondary education and employment environments. The website also articulates the role and responsibilities of employers and educators in relation to disclosure.
Australian Human Rights Commission's Disability Employment Page
The Australian Human Rights Commission is the independent statutory body that promotes and protects Australian human rights, including anti-discrimination matters in employment. This webpage is intended to provide a convenient entry point for resources on equal employment opportunity and disability which exist in various areas of the Australian Human Rights Commission's site, as well as links to resources from other organisations.
Western Sydney University National Disability Coordination Officer Program's Employment Page
Our programme's website includes some basic information for employers about employing people with disability.