Acting Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland The Honourable Mark Ryan Sunday, January 01, 2017 Wanted: up to 1100 workers for South West Qld NDIS rollout The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has reached another milestone in Queensland, with the scheme rolling out in Toowoomba and west to …

Media Statement Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland The Honourable Coralee O’Rourke Friday, October 14, 2016   Careers Expo a one-stop-shop for jobseekers Jobseekers will today flock to the Townsville Careers in Disability Expo to meet prospective employers and to learn how they can apply for …

Queenslanders can look forward to a jobs boom and a stronger, more capable workforce thanks to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The Queensland NDIS NGO Workforce Strategy– WorkAbility Qld: Building tomorrow’s NDIS workforce – was launched Tuesday (1 March 2016) at Parliament House in Brisbane. The Strategy was launched by the Honourable Coralee O’Rourke …

The Health and Community Services Workforce Council (Workforce Council) has welcomed Tuesday’s Queensland budget announcement of a strong commitment to investment in jobs, health and education in Queensland. The 2015-16 budget will see the injection of $1.6 billion for the Working Queensland jobs plan, that will help to promote job growth and investment through key …

It’s now under a year to go until the transition to the NDIS, and there is an increasing need for services to think about the future and start planning for what is to come. As well, the reality is that many services are even now experiencing immense challenges in attracting, recruiting and retaining quality staff. …