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The new Disability Employment Services (DES) began from 1 July 2018.  There are two major problems with the new DES system.

The new system has cut funding to jobseekers with intellectual disaiblity on average by 31%.

There is a lack of information and support to help jobseekers choose DES providers based on past provider outcome performance.

Inclusion Australia, together with Disabled Peoples’ Organisations Australia, has today issued a media statement and papers expressing great disappointment with the reforms to Disabiity Employment Services.

Media Statement

DES Funding Cuts

DES Informed Choice

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