Submissions / Papers

NDIS Essential Issues: making employment a priority

14 Jul 2018
There is enormous scope to increase the employment of people with disability. The workforce participation rate of Australians with disability is low (53%) and static. The workforce participation rate of Australians with severe or profound disability actually fell between 2012 and 2015 - from 30% to 25%. The NDIS cannot supply the full answer to this problem, but its potential to expand disability employment is considerable.