Youth Employment Study (YES)

YES is a prospective study of up to 2,000 young people looking for work. Eligible participants will be jobseekers who are between 15 and 25 years of age who are accessing employment programs (e.g., Ticket to Work, Transition to Work, jobactive). Participants will be asked to participate in three surveys over a period of 18 […]

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ABC interviews David Moody and Jack Voltz

On Tuesday the 13th of August NDS’s Acting CEO David Moody, spoke to the ABC about Ticket to Work and our role in improving employment opportunities and outcomes for young people with disability. Jack Voltz is one of 1,400 young people who have managed to find employment through Ticket to Work. Jack has been working […]

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Life After School – Workshop

Hosted by Belonging Matters Planning for life after school can seem daunting, especially when you have a disability. The options may seem slim and limited, however with vision, preparation and planning it’s possible for young people with a disability to thrive after school. This workshop aims to assist you to plan and prepare for life […]

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Ticket to Work Podcast- Life after school for young people with disability in Australia

Young people with disability in Australia are not successfully transitioning from school to work, which has lifelong economic and social implications for the individual, their families and our society. We share findings from our research about what happens when you give young people with disability opportunities at school to experience work, career development and to […]

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Ticket to Work Results 2014-2018

Ticket to Work has had over 3,200 students in career development activities (eg work experience and work preparation activities). Here is a break down of our data Ticket to Work Results 2014-2018

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The changing world of work and young people with disability

The changing world of work will benefit people with disability if given the right supports including skill development, career education and pathway planning. PricewaterhouseCooper Australia (PwC) suggest that 44% or 5.1 million current Australian jobs are at risk of digital disruption in 20 years and 75% of the fastest growing occupations require STEM skills. Leading […]

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Ticket to Work news- December 2018

2018 has been a huge year for Ticket to Work and National Disability Services. Our networks have achieved great outcomes for young people with disability across Australia as seen in the outcome report. Ticket to Work newsletter

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Ticket to Work News- October 2018

Welcome to the October edition of the Ticket to Work newsletter, bringing together information from all our networks! Ticket to Work Newsletter

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Ticket to Work Results 2014-2017

Ticket to Work Results 2014-2017 Ticket to Work Networks have created over a 1000 employment opportunities for young people with significant disability since Ticket to Work went National in 2014. Here is a break down of our data: Ticket to Work 2014-2017

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After School Jobs Pilot

We are pleased to announce some exciting news, we were successful in getting three years funding for Ticket to work. With the funding we are looking at furthering our resources and support to the networks, in-line with the Ticket to Work approach.   As part of the funding we have began to implement a pilot to explore the effects […]

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