• Who am I?

    Who am I? Who am I, is a very loaded and contested question for people with disability. A question of identity. For decades people with disability have had this
  • Minister Fifield must reward genuine effort not failure

    Real Businesses Pay Real Wages.  Minister Fifield must reward genuine effort not failure.  The announcement by Minister Fifield of an additional $173 million to support employees get fair wages
  • Response to Welfare Reform paper

    Inclusion Australia agrees that the income support system should have a stronger employment focus. An income support system focused on evidence based employment support can significantly increase employment participation

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Who am I?

Who am I? Who am I, is a very loaded and contested question for people with disability.
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Minister Fifield must reward genuine effort not failure

Real Businesses Pay Real Wages.  Minister Fifield must reward genuine effort not failure.  The announcement by Minister
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Response to Welfare Reform paper

Inclusion Australia agrees that the income support system should have a stronger employment focus. An income support

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DSP changes 2014

In the 2014 Commonwealth Budget the Australian Government announced a number of changes that affected people who receive the Disability Support Pension (DSP). At the time we received a number of calls from people concerned that their entitlement to the DSP
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Who am I?

Who am I? Who am I, is a very loaded and contested question for people with disability. A question of identity. For decades people with disability have had this personal question answered by others. Their identity as a person with disability
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Minister Fifield must reward genuine effort not failure

Real Businesses Pay Real Wages.  Minister Fifield must reward genuine effort not failure.  The announcement by Minister Fifield of an additional $173 million to support employees get fair wages in Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs) is welcomed as a step forward by

Real Businesses Pay Real Wages

Real Businesses Pay Real Wages – Wake Up! It’s a reality! A response to Minister Mitch Fifield Minister Fifield said in his article, Idealism threatens jobs for the disabled, that “accusations that ADEs exploit people with disability is unfair”. The Federal
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Response to Welfare Reform paper

Inclusion Australia agrees that the income support system should have a stronger employment focus. An income support system focused on evidence based employment support can significantly increase employment participation and reduce reliance on income support. To achieve such change requires an
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Did you know …

… that 53% of employees in ADE’s who on the SWS (supported wage system) are people with intellectual disability!

Parliament Human Rights Committee considers BSWAT Bill

The Human Rights Committee of the Australian Parliament has considered the BSWAT Bill currently before the Parliament and found it wanting … “The committee notes that the scheme provides for the payment of an amount equal to 50 per cent of

Choosing Employment – key to economic participation

Inclusion Australia has today released a series of reports on consultations with people with intellectual disability and families about their positive experiences of choosing employment and the barriers that they may have faced: Part 1.  Inclusion Australia 2014 Employment Survey- Employment Part

Inclusion Australia responds to DSP Changes

The issue for Inclusion Australia is that Minister Andrews is focusing on the people with disability and not the system that is supposed to assist people with disability into work. Our key points are: Talking about people with disability ‘rorting the DSP’ or who

From School to Work – a proposal for students with significant disability

The NDIS emphasises (National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013); Economic participation, choice, and an actuarial approach to funding supports to ensure financial sustainability. In simple terms, the NDIS is expected to help people with disability get paid work with efficient and effective