Australia is Seeking to Overhaul Their Disability Employment Services

Welcome news is coming out of Australia this month: After seeing a sharp increase in enrollment for employment services but a decline in job placement outcomes, Australia is set to tackle a complete overhaul of its disability employment service system. They hope to address the issues of participant choice in providers, restructuring funding to achieve an increase in desired placement outcomes, and a focus put on high acuity individuals in customized jobs. These are issues that we all wrestle with in the supported employment industry, and it’s encouraging to see Australia tackling these challenges within their own system head on!

Learn more about their efforts here.


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