Mental health and discrimination

De-mystifying discrimination and mental health  By Thomas Parer and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal The last major study into mental health in Australia...

De-mystifying discrimination and mental health  By Thomas Parer and Lindsay Carroll, NRA Legal The last major study into mental health in Australia by the Australian Bureau of Statistics confirmed that 15% of Australians had experienced an affective disorder like depression, while 26.3% have experienced an anxiety disorder. The increasing awareness of mental health...

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The new Employer Toolkit is making waves for disability employment

Retail is one of the industries most open to hiring people with disability, now employers have more tools to...

Retail is one of the industries most open to hiring people with disability, now employers have more tools to go from willing to hiring. There are so many benefits that come from disability employment. New research shows that retail employers understand this. 77 per cent agree that a workplace should...

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Share your success story on disability employment and make a difference

Research has shown that the retail industry is one of the most open to hiring people with disability in...

Research has shown that the retail industry is one of the most open to hiring people with disability in Australia when compared to other industries. By sharing stories of success, retailers can use their influence to encourage other businesses to follow suit and create more inclusive, diverse workplaces. The NRA is...

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How employing staff with disabilities reaps big benefits.

Having the Conversation: the benefits of employing staff with a disability, shows through case studies how Tasmanian businesses have...

Having the Conversation: the benefits of employing staff with a disability, shows through case studies how Tasmanian businesses have taken the lead, and never looked back. This video was developed in partnership with the not-for-profit MEGT (Australia) Ltd, the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and industry, with funding from the...

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Improving opportunities for people with a disability

As a member of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the National Retail Association has been working on...

As a member of the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the National Retail Association has been working on policies that improve the workforce participation of a diverse range of groups that often struggle to secure work.  People with disability is one such group.  We are helping the Government...

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Inclusion of people with disability in VET

There are 2.1 million people with a disability, of working age, in Australia. The reality is that education and employment...

There are 2.1 million people with a disability, of working age, in Australia. The reality is that education and employment outcomes for people with disability are well below the general population. In fact, barely half of this group is participating in the workforce. And of those who aren’t in the workforce,...

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Jobs in Jeopardy Assistance

The Jobs in Jeopardy (JIJ) Assistance program, run by the Australian Government Department of Human Services, provides immediate support...

The Jobs in Jeopardy (JIJ) Assistance program, run by the Australian Government Department of Human Services, provides immediate support to an individual who is employed but at risk of losing their employment due to the impact of their injury, disability or health condition.If you have staff that have been...

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Tribunal allows discrimination claim to be heard three years after the act

The New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal has allowed an ex-employee to proceed with a claim of discrimination,...

The New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal has allowed an ex-employee to proceed with a claim of discrimination, after documents were obtained with enough evidence for the complainant to make a case.According to the employee, who worked for the Salvation Army as a store supervisor, she was unfairlysuspended...

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