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Greater inclusion of people with disability in Australian workplaces: A social marketing challenge

Grant


Scheme


  • Linkage Projects

Abstract


  • This project aims to develop a model of successful employment for people with a disability, identify sources of employer diversity that explain willingness to hire, and develop social marketing messages that improve employer attitudes and achieve greater inclusion in Australian workplaces. Workforce participation of people with a disability remains low. The outcome of this study will be more people with a disability and their carers gaining meaningful employment, with benefits including improved physical and mental health, social connections and economic security. It will benefit employers by creating more diverse workplaces and a broader talent pool, resulting in greater innovation and productivity.

Date/time Interval


  • 2018 - 2021

Sponsor Award Id


  • LP170100690

Local Award Id


  • 126368

Scheme


  • Linkage Projects

Abstract


  • This project aims to develop a model of successful employment for people with a disability, identify sources of employer diversity that explain willingness to hire, and develop social marketing messages that improve employer attitudes and achieve greater inclusion in Australian workplaces. Workforce participation of people with a disability remains low. The outcome of this study will be more people with a disability and their carers gaining meaningful employment, with benefits including improved physical and mental health, social connections and economic security. It will benefit employers by creating more diverse workplaces and a broader talent pool, resulting in greater innovation and productivity.

Date/time Interval


  • 2018 - 2021

Sponsor Award Id


  • LP170100690

Local Award Id


  • 126368