If you would like to get more specific help with disability, below is a list of resources for more information. 

Australian Network on Disability

The Australian Network on Disability is a national, membership based, for-purpose organisation that makes it easier for organisations to welcome people with disability in all aspects of business. They offer accreditation as Disability Confident Recruiters and provide a range of fact sheets.

Clarifying anti-discrimination requirements

The Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW strives to eliminate discrimination in New South Wales by resolving enquiries and complaints, raising awareness about discrimination and its impacts, and taking action to influence change. The Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW administers the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

To make an enquiry you can contact the Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW by:

The Australian Human Rights Commission is Australia’s national human rights institution. It operates under the Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth) as well as federal laws that seek to ensure freedom from discrimination on the basis of age, disability, race, sex, sexual orientation, intersex status and gender identity.

To make an enquiry you can contact the Australian Human Rights Commission by:

  • Phone: (02) 9284 9600
  • National Information Service: 1300 656 419
  • General enquiries and publications: 1300 369 711

Mental health in the workplace

Safe Work NSW has developed manager tools and resources, including training courses and support services for managers in the Australian workforce to create a positive culture and support staff who may be managing mental health issues.

R U OK has also produced a simple guide that provides tips and context on how to initiate a conversation regarding mental health.

Assistive technology for people with vision impairment

Vision Australia can provide advice on assistive technologies designed to minimise or remove the barriers faced by people who are blind or have low vision.

Sourcing Auslan interpreters

Many departments will already have a relationship with a generalist interpreting agency or an agency which specialises in Auslan-English interpreting – check your intranet for information.

Agencies which provide Auslan-English interpretation include: