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20 October 2014

The Fair Work Ombudsman has cracked down on employers in a South Australian community, after an investigation found one quarter of them had been underpaying their staff.

20 October 2014

A program designed to assist refugees, asylum seekers and other marginalised jobseekers into work, and to support employers to grow and diversity their workplace, has been launched.

20 October 2014

A new campaign that aims to find more jobs for blind and vision impaired people has been launched.

07 October 2014

One in five Australians are potentially being overlooked for job opportunities due to the ‘fear factor’ in hiring people who have a mental illness, according to new Not for Profit research.

06 October 2014

Up to 28,000 Australians currently receiving the disability support pension could be moved onto Newstart, meaning they will receive $166 less per week, a national disability rights group has said.

06 October 2014

Former Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes offers his 10 Top Tips for Getting a Job.

06 October 2014

The Federal Government has been accused of causing the demise of an employment resource that has been used by school students for almost 50 years.

06 October 2014

Almost three quarters of Australian employers have not taken steps to ensure they pay women and men fairly, according to data released by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

15 September 2014

A woman who knows exactly what it feels like to be denied a job because of her disability is now working to help other people with disability enter the workforce.

01 September 2014

It’s just as important for an interviewee to uncover the true culture of a business and the personality of a potential new boss, writes Alex Malley, Chief Executive of CPA Australia and a LinkedIn Influencer, in this article that first ran on LinkedIn.

29 August 2014

The world of iron ore mining might seem like it is light years away from the world of Indigenous health and education, but CEO of the Murlpirrmarra Connection Darren Patten is bringing them together. Patten is this week’s Changemaker.

25 August 2014

Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s election promise of creating two million jobs over a decade is actually promising to do slightly worse than what has happened in the past, writes Fabrizio Carmignani, Professor at Griffith Business School at Griffith University, in this piece first published on The Conversation.

25 August 2014

Years of experience in the Indigenous health field will guide Romlie Mokak as he establishes himself in his new role leading the Lowitja Institute, Australia’s national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research. Mokak is this week’s Changemaker.

15 August 2014

The Federal Government’s welfare system reforms must pay more attention to addressing barriers to employment faced by refugees and humanitarian entrants, says the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA).

15 August 2014

The appointment of Dianne Jackson as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) is among the many recent executive moves in the Not for Profit sector.

15 August 2014

Indigenous youth are failing to realise their career aspirations due to a perceived lack of educational and employment opportunities, new research out of welfare Not for Profit Mission Australia has revealed.

15 August 2014

A passion for diversity has led Lisa Annese to lead Diversity Council Australia, a Not for Profit that works as a workplace diversity advisor to business in Australia. Annese is this week’s Changemaker.

14 August 2014

A research study has found that managers within the NFP sector are more likely to leave than their counterparts in the broader workforce. Understanding how to retain the best leaders will help NFPs increase staff satisfaction across the organisation.

11 August 2014

A senior corporate executive is to head one of Victoria’s largest fundraising appeals - the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

11 August 2014

School-aged cyberbullies could become victims themselves in the workplace, while those who are bullied at school are also at risk of being bullied as they enter the workplace, a new report has revealed.

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