$3 boost in government funding for disability employment

by 22 Jun 2010

The Australian Government has allocated $3 million in funding for enterprises which specifically target job seekers with a disability.

Minister for Employment Participation Mark Arbib says while the Australian employment market is showing great resilience with unemployment down to 5.2 per cent, Australia also needs to make sure no one is left behind, and that everyone who is able to participate in the labour market has the best opportunity to find a job.

Speaking at the at the national ACE Disability Employment Services Conference in Hobart Arbib said that during the 2010-11 and 2012 years a total of $3 million has been provided for this initiative.

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