Publication Date

2006

Document Type

Report

DAFWA Collections

Biosecurity, pests, weeds and diseases

Publisher

Department of Agriculture

City

Perth

Abstract

The Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA) have been working in collaboration with EDGE Employment Solutions to identify the work opportunities that lie within the Department for people with disabilities. Based on the Equal Employment Opportunity Act 1987 (EEOA), the DAFWA have set a target of increasing their rate of employment of individuals with disabilities to constitute 4% of their entire workforce. Currently, persons' with a mild to moderate disability form 1.7% of the Public Sector.

The role of EDGE Employment Solutions pertaining to this project was to develop a matrix that would include the key roles within the DAFWA, the functional capacity required for each role, and the relevant types of disabilities chat may be taken into consideration when employing new staff.

Number of Pages

47

Keywords

Handicapped persons, Western Australia, Western Australia Dept. of Agriculture and Food, Employment.

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