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    2024-25 Budget – Disability Employment Reform

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    Join the Minister for Social Services, the Hon. Amanda Rishworth MP, as she shares her vision for disability employment reforms. This event will provide you with information on the new specialist disability employment program due to commence 1 July 2025. This builds on the Government commitment to a more inclusive Australia and is your opportunity to ask questions on the new disability employment program. This is an accessible in person and live streamed event.

    When: 23 May 2024

    Where: Sydney Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney NSW 2000

    Or Online

    Duration: The event will start at 1:30pm and end at 4:30pm and will include breaks. 

    Here’s what you can expect:

    • A keynote speech - provided by the Hon. Amanda Rishworth MP, Minister for Social Services. It will include the vision for the new disability employment program and how it will impact participants, employers and service providers.
    • Presentations - into the program by departmental representatives including Ms Robyn Shannon, Deputy Secretary, Disability and Carers and Ms Kellie Spence, Group Manager, Disability Employment Group.
    • A Q&A session - with speakers.
    • Network - and connect with other attendees during breaks and discussions.

    For more information visit: https://www.dss.gov.au/new-specialist-disability-employment-program

    Contact us at DESConsultations@dss.gov.au for questions.

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    Accessibility:

    Wheelchair - The venue is wheelchair accessible via the main entrance and has accessible toilets on the same level as the event.

    Auslan - We will have an Auslan interpreter available for those in person and online.

    Closed captioning - Will be available online and in person.

    Hearing Loop - Will be available for those attending in person.

    Low sensory space - Will be available for those attending in person.

    Assistance animals – A watering station will be available.

    Parking - Paid parking sites including disability permit holder accessible spots are available nearby, subject to availability.


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