Australia Country Profile
InFocus Programme on Skills, Knowledge and Employability; International Labour Office
[From Introduction] This country study for Australia is part of the ILO project 'Employment of People with Disabilities – the Impact of Legislation’ which aims to enhance the capacity of national governments in selected countries of Asia and East Africa to implement effective legislation concerning the employment of people with disabilities. Starting with a systematic examination of laws in place to promote employment and training opportunities for people with disabilities in selected countries of Asia and the Pacific (Australia, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Japan, India, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Thailand), the project sets out to examine the operation of such legislation, identify the implementation mechanisms in place and suggest improvements Technical assistance is provided to selected national governments in implementing necessary improvements.
Prepared by the ILO InFocus Programme on Skills, Knowledge and Employability in the framework of a project funded by Development Cooperation Ireland (DCI).
disability; employment; Asia; Pacific; consultation; legislation; impact; disabled; provision; training; law; job; Australia; service; opportunities; people; disabilities; discrimination