Jobs in the Sector

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Legal Officer

12 month position Salary Range: $90,890 – $100,429 The Legal Officer is a new position and will be part of the Legal Unit which includes the Principal Legal Officer, two Legal Officers, the Disability Act Officer and a part time Administrative Assistant.  The Legal Unit provides legal services to the Public Advocate and those to whom … Continue reading

Advice & Education Officer

part-time ongoing 19 hours per week Salary Range: $63,629 – $77,259 The Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) is an independent statutory office accountable to the Victorian Parliament, which has been established to protect the rights and enhance the position of people with disabilities in Victoria. This position is part of the Advice & Education … Continue reading

Position Vacant: Manager, Deaf Victoria

0.8 EFT $61,097.92 ($76,372.40 full time equivalent) Deaf Victoria are seeking a Deaf or Hard of Hearing person to lead our dynamic advocacy organisation at a time of exciting opportunities and change. You will have a positive and strategic approach to advocacy, a capacity to work in partnership with diverse stakeholders and a demonstrated commitment to … Continue reading

Casework Lawyer 

Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service Inc. (“Villamanta”) is a state-wide community legal centre, based in Geelong, which works only on disability-related legal and justice issues for people who have a disability. The service is funded by the Federal Government under the National Disability Advocacy Program and provides Legal Casework, Policy and Law Reform activities, Community … Continue reading

Membership on Victorian Water Corporation or Catchment Management Authority Board

Have you considered being on a Victorian Water or Catchment Board? The Victorian Government is committed to community engagement and increasing diversity in water sector leadership. This will encourage new ideas and ensure we best reflect our diverse communities. Applicants with further enquiries or those with difficulties in accessing the documents should contact the Department … Continue reading

2017 Victorian Disability Awards

The Victorian Disability Awards were established in 2011 and are now in their seventh consecutive year. The awards recognise and honour people who make an outstanding contribution to empower and include the lives of people with disabilities living in Victoria. The awards are Victoria’s premier disability awards. They promote and support people with a disability … Continue reading

Metro Trains Accessibility Reference Group –  seeking members

The Metro Accessibility Reference Group (ARG) will provide advice and guidance to Metro Trains with the aim of improving the accessibility of the Metropolitan rail network. We are looking for expressions of interest from Metro Trains customers who have a disability, carers of a person with disability, or Can show knowledge of issues relating to disability, mobility … Continue reading

Research: Discriminatory acts and young adults in public places

This research explores how young people with disability experience discrimination in public places. For the research, we would like to interview young people between the ages of 19 and 29 with different types of disabilities to better understand their lives, any discrimination they might experience and the effects of discrimination on their lives. Interview participants will … Continue reading

Speak Up and be Safe from Abuse Research

You are invited to participate in a research project. You need to be an  adult with disabilities who have communication difficulties and: are under the age of 65 years are survivors of abuse/have experienced abuse live in Victoria receive funding for services from the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Support people, in an unpaid … Continue reading