Opportunity for everyone
through employment and inclusion
NESA CEO FORUM AND
A New Era in Employment Services
MAY 2022 | NESA SUBMISSION
Unemployment has serious economic and social impacts and is a scourge on Australia’s social and economic wellbeing. The impacts of unemployment ripple throughout the fabric of our nation and result in huge social and economic costs that restrict our economy’s productive potential and growth1. As the Philip Lowe Governor of the Reserve Bank stated, having a good job at a decent rate of pay is important for individual Australians and our collective good and economic prosperity...
FEB 2022 | SUBMISSION
The National Employment Services Association (NESA) welcomes the opportunity to work together and share in the ownership of a new disability employment support program to improve employment outcomes for people with disability. Access to employment for people with disability is fundamental to the creation of a successful and inclusive society...
NOV 2021 | SUBMISSION
NESA received immediate and a significant volume of feedback from members following the initial release of the Draft IIP in late December 2020, and again with the re-issue on 9 July 2021. The issues and concerns identified then related to the lack of Star Ratings data, the introduction of a new Star Ratings methodology, concerns around undertaking a performance assessment exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a lack of clarity around the actual assessment process…
SEP 2021 | SUBMISSION
As part of the 2021-22 Budget, the Government announced a new remote jobs program commencing in 2023, which will replace the Community Development Program (CDP). The Social Security Legislation Amendment (Remote Engagement Program) Bill 2021 bill will introduce changes that will enable the payment of additional income support supplements which will be used to incentivise participation in activities...
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