atWork Australia has been helping people with disability, mental health conditions, illness or injury find and keep jobs since 2003. On the 12th of March, atWork Australia held a launch event to celebrate the new location in Warnbro, Western Australia. To mark the special occasion, the new Warnbro office was officially opened by Mayor Barry…

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  Often, those who come through atWork Australia’s doors are surprised their Job Coach will stick with them, over days, weeks and sometimes months. They can be staggered that someone would take the time to help them find meaningful work, from start to finish, no matter what. Milad was no different. When the 39-year-old from…

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Julie struck lucky when she joined atWork Australia and finally found work that’s flexible and suits her lifestyle and abilities. After having no luck trying many avenues to find work, Julie, 48, took a chance on atWork Australia, visiting her local Liverpool office in south-west Sydney earlier this year. The Lurnea resident hadn’t worked full-time…

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Two months after returning from a working holiday in the UK, 20-year-old Amelia was finding it difficult securing employment. Originally, Amelia worked as a Nanny both in the UK and here at home in Victoria, Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy prevented her from returning to similar roles. Amelia was struggling to find employment outside of her experience…

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Drae has turned his life around in three short months, gaining a traineeship in building and construction and in the process opening up his future to innumerable possibilities. From the small town of Manyana in the stunning Shoalhaven area of the south coast of NSW, Drae, 18 approached the Ulladulla office of atWork Australia in…

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Having made some previously bad choices in life, Jacob knew it was going to be tough finding work and the trust of a new employer. That was until he found the atWork Australia office in Strathpine, and his Job Coach, Vicki. Aged 27, Jacob had recently been released from prison, lacked access to stable accommodation,…

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atWork Australia Reveals Common Disability Employment Misconceptions Many of Australia’s 4.37 million people with disability are still experiencing barriers to employment and according to disability employment experts, this issue is depriving businesses of a highly loyal and productive talent pool. The Social Deck’s recent Community Consultation Report for the Australian Government Department of Social Services,…

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Aaron has left a frightening motorbike accident behind him, recovering well from his injuries and finding a job as a construction worker. From Corinella in South Gippsland, Aaron, 31 came off his bike a couple of years ago, fracturing his shoulder blade and ending up in the hospital. Immobilised for some time, Aaron was unable…

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