Improving employment outcomes for Australians with disability
Grant number: LP150100077 | Funding period: 2016 - 2020
This project aims to provide evidence about how to improve employment outcomes for people with disability. Nearly one in five adult Australians have a disability and just over half of these are in the labour force; a modest increase in employment rates will have significant social and economic benefits for people with disability and society. By collecting longitudinal quantitative (survey) and qualitative (interview) data at three time points from over 1500 jobseekers with disability, critical information should be gained about how the characteristics of employment services, workplaces and jobseekers contribute to sustainable, meaningful employment for people with disability.
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If I had stable housing I would be a bit more receptive to having a job. Factors influencing the effectiveness of Disability Employment Services reform
Alexandra Devine, Cathy Vaughan, Anne Kavanagh
BACKGROUND: Continual reforms of the Australian Disability Employment Services (DES) program aim to improve employment outcomes fo..