Disability Action Week, 13-19 September, acknowledges and celebrates the contributions people living with disability make to our state and our department.
This years theme is Access-ability - making things better for everyone. The theme focuses on improving access in key areas of everyday life to release untapped creativity and potential that benefits the whole community.
Your diversity is our strength!
The department values the diversity of skills, knowledge and experience that employees of all abilities bring to the workforce.
We have a number of webinars planned during Disability Action Week, focussed on the inclusion of people of all abilities in the workplace.
Monday 14/9, 3:30-4:00pm, Accessibility and barriers to inclusion
Tuesday 15/9, 3:30-4:15, Neurosmart communication toolbox
Wednesday16/9, 12:00-12:45, Neurosmart communication toolbox
Thursday 17/9, 3:30-4:00pm, Workplace adjustments and inclusive communication
Friday 18/9, 1:30-3:00pm, Able - All Abilities awareness session*
*The Friday session will cover information from both Monday and Thursday afternoon sessions.
More information is available about the sessions under the 'Events' tab on the Able – All Abilities online community, join here if you are not yet a member.
Under the 'Resources' tab on the community, you will also find the posters 'Inclusion at work' and 'Disability Action Week' which can be printed and displayed in your workplace.
Able. Valuing talent in all abilities – is the department’s commitment to inclusion of employees of all abilities.