Thu 29 January 2015
Wed 28 January 2015Queensland unemployment recently plummeted – or did it?
Mon 26 January 2015Australian wheelchair racing champion Kurt Fearnley has been named Newcastle's Citizen of the Year.
Sat 24 January 2015Newcastle wheelchair athlete Kurt Fearnley is hoping for his 10th Oz Day 10k win this year.
Employment Minister Eric Abetz says views on minimum wage, penalty rates, should be left to Productivity Commission reviewFri 23 January 2015Employment Minister Eric Abetz has refused to say whether he thinks the minimum wage is too high or whether employers should be allowed to set their own penalty rates.
Thu 22 January 2015After several plants had been pulled from the school's wall garden on Monday, Eszter Agocs was surprised to learn the thieves had returned yet again, but this time to return the plants.
Wed 21 January 2015A United Nations agency warns that global unemployment will continue to rise over coming years, with central banking money printing having done little to reduce it.
Tue 20 January 2015A disability advocate says she is pleased a coordinator from the APY Lands will oversee the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the area.
Tue 20 January 2015Colleen Gill, Cooper Koumanis, Chloe Brown and Jenny Brown look at wall garden.
Tue 20 January 2015A thief has torn plants and stolen an entire planter box from the vertical wall of a school for disabled children in Adelaide's Mile End.
Tue 20 January 2015Advocates say Federal Government policies designed to boost employment of people with a disability are not working.
Sat 17 January 2015The Sydney Opera House has been described as "the people's house" by chief executive Louise Herron, but visiting can be a challenge for people with disability.
Sat 17 January 2015Advocates say despite years of Federal Government policies to designed to boost employment, it is as hard as ever for people with a disability to enter the workforce.
Fri 16 January 2015Millennials are commonly perceived as lazy and unemployable. But it's not just this bad reputation that makes it difficult for the next generation to find full time employment.
Fri 16 January 2015A local coordinator will oversee the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in South Australia's APY Lands.
Fri 16 January 2015PEOPLE with cerebral palsy will be denied access to a new bureaucracy that would cover their lifetime medical and care costs.
Thu 15 January 2015Western Australia's unemployment rate blow-out reflects a slump in business confidence, says the Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Thu 15 January 2015New sensor technology is being trialled by the CSIRO to assist elderly Australians and people with disabilities in their homes, and the agency says the results are promising.
Thu 15 January 2015The ACT's trend towards growing unemployment may not be as bad as first thought, according to the latest figures released by the ABS.
Thu 15 January 2015Queensland's 0.7 percentage point decrease in unemployment was the biggest fall across the states, according to the latest jobs data.
Thu 15 January 2015Australia's unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 per cent in December from a revised 6.2 per cent in November, after the creation of more than 37,000 jobs during the month.
Thu 15 January 2015The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported on Thursday Queensland has had one of the largest absolute increases in seasonally adjusted employment.
Thu 15 January 2015Australia's unemployment rate has unexpectedly fallen to 6.1 per cent, with 37,400 jobs added, all full-time.
Wed 14 January 2015NSW is the most promising east-coast state for job seekers.
Tue 13 January 2015Three youths are suspected of robbing a wheelchair-bound man in Victoria Park in Perth and dumping him onto the pavement before making off with his chair and bag.
Mon 12 January 2015Plan for bills and manage expenses by accessing your payments and deductions online.
Sun 11 January 2015When the 150 members of federal parliament resume their seats on Monday, February 9, they will have their minds focused fairly quickly on matters economic.
Thu 8 January 2015Jobs in Tasmania's disability sector are forecast to increase and could even double in the next few years as the National Disability Insurance Scheme fully rolls out.
Tue 6 January 2015A rescue mutt saved by a veterinarian in South Australia has gone on to become one of the Northern Territory's only hearing dogs.
Social security changes come into force, affecting disability support pensioners, seniors and studentsThu 1 January 2015Young disability support pensioners will face tougher restrictions from today, under one of several changes to the social security system coming into effect for the new year.
Fri 3 January 2014The employment figures by sector for 2013 paint a hopeful picture that record low interest rates are boosting job creation.
Thu 2 January 2014Gay Russians fuse art and activism to push their message as the country takes a backwards step on the road to same-sex equality.
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