Coalition wants to get more people with disability working in the public service

Social Services Minister Paul Fletcher said on Thursday a re-elected Morrison government would introduce a 7 per cent disability employment target across the Australian Public Service (APS) to help drive cultural change in the sector.

The APS disability employment rate has fallen from 6.6 per cent in 1986 to just 3.7 per cent, and the Coalition plans to turn things around through a new disability employment strategy that would review current recruitment and assessment processes.

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Luke Michael

Probono News

Date published:
Fri 3rd May, 2019