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Toolkit references

The information provided on these webpages is a combination of new material and information collected from various sources and subject matter experts. Where possible, we have made reference to the original source and acknowledged the contribution made.

Particular thanks are due to the Department of Social Services and the National Disability Recruitment Coordinator on whose work we have drawn.

Australian Local Government Association, Accessible Workplaces: A Best Practice Resource for the Employment of People with Disabilities in Local Government, 1997, http://alga.asn.au/site/misc/alga/downloads/publications/Accessible_workplaces.pdf [accessed 13 June 2014]

Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2009 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers – Disability Prevalence, www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/4446.0 [accessed 4 June 2014] Australian Human Rights Commission, DDA Guide, Earning a Living, www.humanrights.gov.au/dda-guide-earning-living [accessed 13 June 2014]

Australian Government, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, About Mental Health, https://www.aihw.gov.au/mental-health/ [accessed 4 June 2014]

Australian Government, Golden Guru's Disability Awareness Training Booklet (out of print)

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Western Australia, Employ Outside the Box: people with disability – the rewards of a diverse workforce. Available from www.cciwa.com [accessed 4 June 2014]

Deloitte Access Economics paper, Economic benefits of increasing employment of people with disability, August 2011. Available from www.deloitte.com [accessed 13 June 2014]

Department of Social Services, http://www.dss.gov.au/about-fahcsia/publications-articles/corporate-publications/reasonable-adjustment-policy [accessed 4 June 2014]
Graffam, J, Shinkfield, A, Smith, K & Polzin, U (2002), Employer benefits and costs of employing people with disability, Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation (17) 251

Human Rights Commission, 2010 Workers with Mental Illness: a Practical Guide for Managers, https://www.humanrights.gov.au/publications/2010-workers-mental-illness-practical-guide-managers [accessed 13 June 2014]

JobAccess, www.jobaccess.gov.au

International Day of People with Disability, http://www.idpwd.com.au [accessed 30 January 2014]

Maroondah City Council Victoria, Communicating with people with a disability (third edition) 2011 [accessed 4 June 2014]

Mentoring Australia, Definition of mentoring, http://www.mentoring-australia.org/ [accessed 4 June 2014]

National Disability Coordination Officer, University of Western Sydney, Things to do when an employee discloses a disability or medical condition during a disciplinary process (factsheet), [accessed 30 January 2014]

NSW Department of Education and Training, A Checklist for Mentoring Programs 2005, http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/media/downloads/schoolsweb/studentsupport/behaviourpgrms/stdntmentoring/programs/checklist.pdf [accessed 30 January 2014]

Social Firms Australia, Disclosure of a Mental Illness in the Workplace: a guide for jobs seekers and employees. Available from http://socialfirms.org.au

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission, general advice on disclosure, http://www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au/ [accessed 4 June 2014]

Last reviewed: 
5 June 2018