Careers and Employer Liaison Centre Programs and events

The Career and Employer Liaison Centre (CELC) provides a diverse range of services and programs to students and recent graduates including workshops, job posting services, careers advice and a comprehensive range of careers resources. Please contact us should you have any queries regarding access to our programs, services and events.

Careers for Graduates with Disability

Graduate Careers Australia has published a comprehensive booklet on 'Careers for Graduates with Disability'. This booklet can be collected from our office or downloaded from Graduate Careers Australia .

The accompanying booklet, 'Careers for Graduates with Disability – More Information' can also be downloaded from Graduate Careers Australia , and provides further details of useful resources and websites.

Careers for Graduates with Disability addresses issues related to:

  • Disclosing disability
  • Negotiating work place adjustments and flexible work practices with an employer
  • Anti-discrimination legislation covering disability employment
  • Self Assessment, Job Search, Work Experience and Volunteering
  • Managing Your Disability in the Workplace 
  • Where to Find Help.

Numerous Graduate Profiles in the booklet illustrate personal stories.

Resources

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity

General

Employment

  • Centrelink - Working with an illness, injury or disability
    • Overcoming barriers to study or work - Centrelink provides access a wide range of services to help you study and work if you are ill, injured or disabled.
    • Disability services that help you look for work - services to help you look for work specifically tailored to those with disabilities.
    • Getting modifications to your workplace - a scheme that enables reimbursement to employment agencies or employers for the costs of necessary workplace modifications when employing people with disabilities.
    • Your job if it is in jeopardy due to your disability - a service to help those whose jobs are in jeopardy to keep their job.
    • Assisting your employers with wages - a number of schemes that can assist employers with the additional costs of employing a person with a disability.
    • Travelling to work - financial assistance for people with disabilities who are employed or are in training or jobseeking and are unable to use public transport without substantial assistance.
  • Australian Network on Disability (AND) - Stepping Into Internship Program
    Stepping Into is a paid internship program specifically designed for university students with a disability.

Disability Employment Services

  • Australian Network on Disability (AND) - not-for-profit organisation resourced by its members to advance the inclusion of people with disability in all aspects of business. Stepping into... is a four week paid internship program running during the Winter and Summer semester breaks (interstate)
  • CRS Australia - provider of disability employment and assessment services to people with a disability, injury or health condition.
  • Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
  • Disability Works Australia (DWA) - The role of DWA is to facilitate the provision of employment for people with disabilities by providing employers with access to a single, free, effective contact point for recruiting people with disabilities. 
  • Disclosure - Thinking About Disclosure, Choosing Your Path Disclosure: It’s a Personal Decision 
  • Education to Employment Package 
  • Finding Workable Solutions – Disability Employment Service provider with access to Career Development Services, Training and Support to gain and maintain meaningful employment in the open market.
  • JobAccess -  provides advice on every stage of the employment process - preparing to look for work, how to look for jobs and, if you need it, support in the workplace once you’ve found a job.