HARD AT IT: Matthew Gordon secured work with Portobello through disability support service Ability Centre. Photo: Attila Csaszar

$50m work target for disabled

A diverse group of local not-for-profit disability enterprises has set a target to win $50 million worth of contracts by 2018 and create an additional 500 jobs for people with a disability.


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Amazing news to hear that a combination of not-for-proft disability enterprises are creating 500 jobs for people with disabilities. Are you able to provide information on what these jobs might be? Are the jobs spread across a number of different industries? I am a university student running an 8 week campaign on the lack of employment available for people with disabilities. Employers need to open there eyes and consider disabled employees. I agree with you in that employers need to come to the realisation that people with disabilities have a strong drive and have the abilities to complete the tasks they’re after. A diverse workplace is key to all companies as the combination of age, gender, ethnicity and disabilities makes a business more balanced and happy! Please check out my blog which is targeted at mothers of disabled children: It aims to provide advice and aid mothers through the journey of dealing with a disabled child and possible future options for them. Best of luck with the creation of the jobs. Annabelle Powell

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WA Revenue

32nd↓360 Health & Community$30.0m
33rd↓Mount Barker Co-operative$29.2m
34th↓Good Samaritan Industries$21.9m
35th↓Masonic Care WA$21.2m
36th↓Black Swan Health$18.8m
60 not for profit businesses ranked by WA revenue most recent financial year

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