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The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards and committees reflect the rich diversity of the Victorian community.  Women, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, young people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex people are encouraged to apply. Current opportunities include:

Current opportunities include:
– Victorian Government Purchasing Board Member, Department of treasury and Finance – closes on 26 June 2023

ASID Conference: Call for abstracts

Closing date: June 21, 2023

This year’s ASID conference will be held in Melbourne from 22-24 November 2023.  The theme for the conference is: Valuing different perspectives.  Applications are now open for oral or poster presentation abstracts of no more than 150 words. Presentation categories include accounts of lived experiences or projects led by people with intellectual disabilities, reflections or accounts of service models or issues relevant to people with intellectual disabilities or reports of original research or evaluation relevant to people with intellectual disabilities.

Enabling Women Leadership Program

Applications are open for participants in the Barwon region to join the Enabling Young Women Leadership program.  This program is for women and non-binary youth aged 18-25 who identify as someone: with disability (physical, sensory, intellectual, cognitive, etc.)  who is Deaf / deaf / hard of hearing  who lives with chronic illness, and/or pain  who is … Continued

PACE Mentoring Autumn 2023 now open

Closing date: June 26, 2023

Are you a student or jobseeker with disability? Positive Action towards Career Engagement (PACE Mentoring) connects students and jobseekers with disability with mentors from leading Australian businesses. It gives you an opportunity to develop your skills and confidence in a workplace setting. 

Board Member

Closing date: June 25, 2023

Do you have a passion for social justice, disability and human rights?  Would you like to lend your expertise to Gippsland Disability Advocacy Inc (GDAI) Board?  The Board of management is made up of voluntary/unpaid board members from a variety of lived, industry, health, disability, and community backgrounds. Meetings are held on the third Monday of the Month either Face to face or online.

For more information and/or to discuss becoming a Board member of GDA please contact the Board Chair, Yvonne Waite:
E: board.chair@gdai.org.au

Disability Program Director

Closing date: June 12, 2023

The Grattan Institute is launching a Disability Program and is seeking a Director to manage a small team of researchers and provide the intellectual leadership and public face for the newly formed program.  This is an exciting new opportunity to have meaningful impact in the disability sector, influence current and future policies, alongside some of Australia’s leading public-policy thinkers.  This will be a 3-year appointment, running through until mid-2026 (with potential to extend subject to funding.

Health Resource Promotion Officer

Closing date: June 9, 2023

Are you passionate about advancing the rights of women with disabilities? this is an exciting opportunity to join the Experts by Experience Health project team to promote and disseminate of health resources and training to improve health outcomes of women with disabilities. You will be responsible for collaborating with project partners, supporting stakeholder engagement and contributing to project reporting and evaluation.  Your ability to Incorporate disability equity and health promotion principles will ensure co-design by, and representation of, women with disabilities in resource development and evaluation.

2 vacancies in ACD’s communications team

Closing date: June 9, 2023

If you have experience in delivering well-organised events or you have a passion for digital marketing, these opportunities might be for you!   The Digital Marketing & Communications Advisor is an opportunity for a skilled digital marketing professional to join a small, passionate Communications team and play a key role in supporting ACD to reach more families of children with disability while the Events & Communications Officer is a brand new role responsible for coordinating ACD events and assisting with general communications activities.

Paid co-design opportunity for Disabled young people

Closing date: June 30, 2023

Get the Go-Ahead Young Experts Group is a new co-design opportunity for Disabled young people aged 18-25 of any gender with a connection to the Eastern region of Melbourne.  Young Experts will contribute to an affirmative consent education project including  co-design workshops to shape resources about affirmative consent and sex ed for Disabled young people as well as capacity-building online workshops starting in August to learn more about affirmative consent, sexuality, prevention of gendered violence, and accessibility.  You will be paid $150 per workshop.

EOI to join the Experts in Our Health Community of Practice!

Women with disabilities experience multiple barriers to accessing health services. The Experts in Our Health Project supports health professionals and staff to improve the accessibility of services and implement inclusive co-design practices. The focus of the Community of Practice (CoP) will be to learn, discuss and reflect on barriers to healthcare and practices that uphold rights and support access.  The COP will meet once every two months for 2 hours online between July and December 2023.  Expressions of interest are invited from staff across a range of health services including Women’s Health, Community Health, Allied Health, General Practice and Hospital services.

Board Governance Officer

Closing date: June 30, 2023

The Board Governance role is be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day administrative requirements and compliance obligations of the WDV Board and its committee’s injunctions with the Chief Executive Officer. Applications are particularly encouraged from women with disabilities, including those from diverse backgrounds such as LGBTQIA+, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, CALD, migrant and refugee backgrounds.