Australia’s Disability Employment Conference will be held in Melbourne this year.

This event is relevant for all people engaged with the disability employment sector, particularly people with a disability.

This year’s key themes are:

  • individualisation
  • digitalisation
  • marketisation

Some of the key topics covered will include:

  • Government and opposition policy positions
  • Person-centred practices in disability employment services
  • Meeting the recruitment needs of businesses – employer engagement
  • Tensions and synergies between individual choice, control and mutual obligation
  • Career development for people with disability
  • Early intervention and the transition from school to work
  • Psychosocial disability and employment
  • Equity and quality in regional and remote areas
  • The regulatory, fiscal and performance expectations necessary for the proposed National Disability Employment Framework to deliver improved results
  • The interface between the proposed National Disability Employment Framework and the National Disability Insurance Scheme
  • The United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities and the National Disability Strategy

When: 10-11 August 2016
Where: Crown Promenade, Melbourne

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