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NDIS welcomed, Disability Jobs needed - Pro Bono Australia

NDIS welcomed, Disability Jobs needed - Pro Bono Australia | Overseas Aid | Scoop.it
NDIS welcomed, Disability Jobs needed
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Disability groups have welcomed the emergence of the NDIS unscathed from yesterday's Budget announcement but have expressed concerns over changes to the Disability Support Pension.
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In the USA they have had a National Disability Employment Awareness month for decades perhaps time that we had a look at doing something similar

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UNICEF welcomes new Canadian support to ensure world's most vulnerable ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

UNICEF welcomes new Canadian support to ensure world's most vulnerable ...
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Disability Employment: It Starts With You

Disability Employment: It Starts With You | Overseas Aid | Scoop.it
“A recent Special Olympics survey, National Snapshot of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in the Labor Force, reveals that only 44% of adults with intellectual disabilities are in the labor force.”
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Send a positive social message about your firm with your next hiring decision. There are tons of great candidates just waiting for an opportunity.

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World Vision ambassador and University of WA student Georgia Kalyniuk shares ... - Perth Now

World Vision ambassador and University of WA student Georgia Kalyniuk shares ... - Perth Now | Overseas Aid | Scoop.it
World Vision ambassador and University of WA student Georgia Kalyniuk shares ...Perth NowThe University of WA student recently travelled to Rwanda after being chosen as one of five young Australians to represent World Vision as youth ambassadors.
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Budget 2014: Axe falls on foreign aid spending, nearly $8 billion in cuts over ... - Yahoo!7 News

Budget 2014: Axe falls on foreign aid spending, nearly $8 billion in cuts over ... - Yahoo!7 News | Overseas Aid | Scoop.it
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Budget 2014: Axe falls on foreign aid spending, nearly $8 billion in cuts over ...
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The budget confirms substantial savings are being made by slowing the growth in overseas aid over the next four years.
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No budget Axe on foreign aid spending in our household .Our budget response was to renew our World Vision child sponsorship for another year.

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Disability Inclusion: Translating Policy into Practice in Humanitarian Action

Disability Inclusion: Translating Policy into Practice in Humanitarian Action | Overseas Aid | Scoop.it
A new report highlights the challenges facing about 6.7 million people with disabilities who are forcibly displaced around the world due to persecution, conflict and human rights violations.
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Why this travel company wants to bring you off the beaten path

Why this travel company wants to bring you off the beaten path | Overseas Aid | Scoop.it
Somsak Boonkam speaks about Local Alike, a community-based tourism social enterprise he founded.
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