Australia's 10 year vison for supported employment
The Australian Government has released the document, Inclusive employment 2012-2022 : a vision for supported employment. The report sets out a ten year vision in the way the government assists people with disability in supported employment.
The Government's vision aims that by 2022, “people with disability will have access to a supported employment framework that fully supports and enables their participation and inclusion in Australian society by providing services to obtain and retain quality employment.”
The vision document follows the report of the independent Advisory Group appointed to provide strategic advice to the Australian Government for a ten year Vision for people with disability in supported employment has now been released.
The report sets out the Advisory Group’s vision for the supported employment sector, underpinned by a series of principles and eleven recommendations.
It is hoped the report will provide a strong framework for the employment expectations and aspirations of people with disability, their families and carers, as well as service providers, government and the general community.