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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Amanda is on her way to entering the world of business after successfully completing a recognised qualification and starting valuable work experience. From Townsville, Amanda lives with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and anxiety. Her mental illnesses have long prevented her from working, and her two teenage kids live with her mother. With the support of atWork…

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Aiden has a whole range of newfound skills and confidence after completing a training course that is set to move him into a completely new career direction. It can be hard changing careers when you don’t have the set skills and this was the position Aiden, 38, found himself in when he contacted atWork Australia’s…

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“Don’t let hearing loss limit you”, was this year’s theme for World Hearing Day. Recently, National Hearing Awareness Week was celebrated in Australia, a good time to reflect upon creating an inclusive culture in both workplaces and the community. In Australia, almost 4 million people have some form of hearing loss. This continues to grow…

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For nearly six years Samantha could not seem to catch a break, but now her luck has changed with the perfect hands-on job and a bright career ahead. By the time she was referred to atWork Australia’s Mirrabooka jobactive office in mid-2017, Samantha had unsuccessfully applied for countless positions. The constant rejections had left her…

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