All women with disabilities have the right to meaningful employment (CPRD, Article 27)

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Contribute your views to the new, National Disability Employment Framework consultation. Opens 25 May 2015.

The Department of Social Services (DSS) has announced the development of a new National Disability Employment Framework to improve access to employment in Australia. DSS will release an Issues Paper shortly which will provide some context to the framework and pose questions to encourage discussion. Written submissions are invited from 25 May 2015 and public forums will be held in each state and territory.

To make a written submission, visit the Disability Employment Framework consultation page.

In addition, you can register for one of the upcoming consultation forums in your state that will be running from late May to early June. See dates below and visit Attend a Public Forum page to register.