Please find below a summary of a recent BCA Review of Disability Employment Services Framework submission. Recent and past submissions can be found on the BCA submissions webpage
Review of the Disability Employment Services Framework
The unemployment rate of people who are blind or vision impaired is still four times the national average,
And current approaches to this problem are failing. A survey conducted by Blind Citizens Australia between October 2013 and April 2014 found that only 35 per cent of respondents had been successful in gaining employment through a disability employment service. We believe disability employment services could be achieving far better outcomes for people who are blind or vision impaired and welcome the opportunity to provide feedback to inform the review of the disability employment services framework.
Go here to Read the full BCA Review of DES Framework Submission (Word doc 91kb)