Today is International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD), and it’s an ideal opportunity to reflect on what people with disability bring to our communities. EPIC’s celebration of IDPwD is our annual art exhibition, A World of Difference, which runs from 11-21 December at Graydon Gallery in New … Read more about Today is International Day of People with Disability!
This week (26 – 30 November), employers all over the country are opening their doors to job seekers with disability for a single day as part of AccessAbility Day. For Windsor coffee shop, The Low Road, the decision to offer the one day experience to local barista, Arra was a simple one. The … Read more about Low Road café provides high road to employment for job seeker with disability
A six-week internship with the remuneration service department at Mercy Health is paying off for job seeker Michael, turning into a paid position after he impressed his managers with his performance. Michael explains that his job entails working on the computer, and looking after a range of … Read more about “It’s been such a positive experience for us” – Alicia
Superstar motivational speaker Julie Cross visited our Windsor service centre yesterday to run a session with our Regional Coordinators, Operations and State Managers, and members of our Senior Leadership team. Julie spent over an hour sharing valuable wisdom with our leaders, before revealing a … Read more about Julie brings sparkle to EPIC!
Georgia-Rose has set her sights on a future in disability services, after her job at EPIC Maryborough sparked a newfound passion. Georgia-Rose has been completing the work experience component of her Certificate II in Business in EPIC Maryborough’s reception area. “I answer the phones, cover … Read more about “Helping people with disability is something I feel strongly about” – Georgia-Rose.
Beginning a new job can be a daunting time for people on the autism spectrum, and employers can struggle to provide the right support. But an Australian-first partnership between disability employment services provider EPIC Assist and Neurodiversity experts Thriving Now is looking to change … Read more about People with autism thriving thanks to new partnership
R U OK? Day is all about creating communities and safe spaces where people can openly share their struggles. It’s about encouraging human connection in a time when people feel more isolated than ever. One in five people experience mental illness over the course of their life, which means a lot of … Read more about Workplaces ideal environment for life-changing conversations
They have carried the culture, language, and traditions of their communities for tens of thousands of years, and today they continue to advocate for their peoples’ rights. That’s why women are in the spotlight this NAIDOC Week (8 – 15 July 2018), a time we celebrate the achievements and culture … Read more about Because of her, we can! NAIDOC Week celebrates the essential contributions of women