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Seeking People with Epilepsy

April 15th, 2021 by tperry

We Are Interested in the Views of Individuals Over 18 Years of Age Who Have Epilepsy

Seeking Participants with Epilepsy

This study aims to understand your interests, expectations, and decision-making around a brain-machine interface that may be a potential treatment for epilepsy.

  • You will receive a $30 gift card to compensate for your time

Your participation will involve:

  • A 90 minute focus group (much like a conversation)
  • and a short demographic questionnaire.

Participation in the focus group will be via teleconference call. Any travel expenses will be covered

For more information please contact:

  • Adrian Carter
  • School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University
  • Email: / 9902 9431

Human Ethics Approval: 19968

Toilets for Everybody

April 15th, 2021 by tperry

Toilets for Everybody – A Right not a Privilege

*Reprinted and referenced with permission from The Access Institute.

  • By Ms. Joe Manton, Director Access Institute

After spending my very early years trudging through the back yard to the outdoor ‘dunny’ in the winter, I developed a great appreciation, as did many others, for a comfortable, warm, clean, ‘spider free’ toilet, as these were introduced to homes across the country.

Of course, you just need to go ‘up the country’ to see some of these iconic outhouses still in operation but they are more often a nod to the past, rather than a preferred place to spend time.

The fact that we all need to use toilets every day, means that consideration must be given to the toileting needs of everybody. So, let’s talk toilets.

Standard Male and Female Toilets

Of course, the most common types of toilets we see installed in public places include standard male and female toilets. These serve the purpose for many people and also used to mean that property owners could comply with minimum required legislation.

However, over the years recognition of the needs of more people and other users of toilets, have been recognised as important considerations in developing inclusive communities.

Unisex Accessible Toilets

Unisex accessible toilets are required where male and female toilets are provided. These toilets incorporate a larger space where a person using a wheelchair can access the toilet pan, grab rails and other fixtures, as well as a washbasin inside the cubicle that support a person who may be using toileting equipment or who needs to access water or washing facilities.

These toilets must be Unisex because a person may need assistance from a carer or support person to get in or use the toilet. This could include people who identify as males or females or others. It is not appropriate to install an accessible toilet in a gender specific facility.

Anyone can use a Unisex Accessible Toilet. It’s just a toilet with more space and supports.

If a person was using a Guide Dog and needed more space to take the dog with them, then a Unisex Accessible Toilet would be helpful.

If a parent with a pram needs more space this would also often be a suitable facility.

*Click here to read the whole Toilets for Everybody article

Paid Role in Feature Film

April 12th, 2021 by tperry

Female Wheelchair User Wanted for Lead Role in Film

‘Chicken and Chips Casting’ are currently casting for an upcoming Feature Film and are looking for a female wheelchair user for the lead role.

This is a paid role.

Please see the attached document for expressions of interest for the role of JEAN.

  • If this is relevant to you, and your are interested, please email directly to or use the below link to apply directly at

Chicken and Chips casting look forward to receiving your submissions!


ABS Data Graduate

April 1st, 2021 by tperry

Become an APS Data Graduate in 2022

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is recruiting more than 150 data graduates for placements across the Australian Public Service (APS).

If you have graduated university within the last five years they want to hear from you!

Leading the Australian Public Service Data Professional Stream, the ABS is at the centre of developing specialised data professionals to build a data capable APS.

One Application, Multiple Opportunities

By completing one application as part of the Australian Government Graduate Program Data Stream, you will open the door to over 20 different Australian Government agencies, including the ABS, Australian Taxation Office, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Department of Health.

Data roles are varied and provide access to all aspects of government, including policy development, research, program management and service delivery.

Work in data analysis, data acquisition, data engineering or more specialised roles in data science, methodology or geospatial analysis.

There are lots of roles across government that require you to work with data, and they are open to applicants from all fields of study

Common Backgrounds for Data Graduates Include:

• Analytics/Data Analytics
• Actuarial Studies
• Data Science/Data Mining
• Demography
• Economics/Econometrics
• Engineering
• Finance
• Mathematics/Mathematical modelling
• Machine Learning
• Psychology/Social Sciences
• Risk and Intelligence Analysis
• Statistics

  • Applications open 9 March and close on 11 April 2021.
  • For more information or to apply go to

NAB Graduate Program

April 1st, 2021 by tperry

Applications to NAB’s 2022 Graduate Program are Now Open

NAB’s 2022 Graduate Program applications are now open.

  • Everything candidates need to know about the role, including how to apply can be found at this link:

Carly Robinson, Consultant, Early Careers, People and Culture, has posted this opportunity on her LinkedIn account, conveying NAB’s inclusive hiring stance:

Stepping Into Internships Applications Extended

April 1st, 2021 by tperry

AND Have Extended the Closing Date for Stepping Into Winter Applications to Midnight, Sunday 11th April!

Students now have an extra week to submit their application!

AND has added plenty of new roles, which students can view at the list of internship opportunities.

Students are welcome to get in touch with the Stepping Into team at or call 1300 36 36 45 if they have:

  • Applied for Stepping Into in the past 12 months
  • Already applied for winter but would like to change their position preferences
  • Questions about the program!

Free Online Information Session: Thursday 8th April

The Stepping Into team will host the final Plan for Success information session Thursday 8th April 12pm-1pm AEST.

It is strongly recommended that applicants attend a session to prepare for the next stages of the application process. Students can find login details and more information here. 

Workplace Adjustments Webinar

March 26th, 2021 by tperry

Webinar: Workplace Adjustments – What Are They, How to Make Them, and Support You Can Count On

Webinar Details

  • When:   Tuesday, 30 March 2021
  • Who: This information session is for Employers, and should be of interest to line managers, human resources and recruitment professionals, and business leads.
  • Time:
    11.00 am to 11.30 am – New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania
    11.00 am to 11.30 am – Australian Capital Territory
    10.30 am to 11.00 am – South Australia
    10.00 am to 10.30 am – Queensland
    09.30 am to 10.00 am – Northern Territory
    08.00 am to 08.30 am – Western Australia
  • Where:  Register to attend the webinar
  • Access: This event will have live captioning. You will be asked to provide any access requirements during the registration process. Electronic copies of presentation are available on request.

Registrations will close at 12.00 pm AEDT on Monday, 29 March, so don’t miss out!

For more information or if you have any questions or require assistance, please contact us at


Customer Service Coordinator

March 26th, 2021 by tperry

I CAN National Online Mentoring Program Position: Customer Service Coordinator

The I CAN Network have an immediate opening for a Customer Service Coordinator role with their I CAN National Online Mentoring Program.

This is a part-time, work-from-home role (anywhere in Australia).

This role would be ideal for someone who has experience navigating NDIS as a participant or as the parent/carer of a participant, or has previous professional experience with NDIS.

Key Details

  • Assisting the National Online Mentoring Program with customer service.
  • Writing NDIS reports for NDIS-funded customers.
  • Maximum Term Part-time role (11.4 hours per week) until December 2021.
  • Flexible daytime hours (Monday-Friday)
  • $62,000 – 74,000k package pro rata to 0.3 FTE (includes superannuation and salary packaging benefits)

Who We’re Looking For

We are looking for an individual with strong written communication skills who enjoys performing shared tasks in a fast-paced environment. You will be able to communicate with parents of Autistic young people through email and phone. From a practical sense you will possess:

  • An understanding of the NDIS and its language.
  • Adaptive communication skills across a variety of audiences and the emotional intelligence to handle all situations with care and professionalism.
  • Strong administrative and IT skills.
  • Strong written ability to suit the needs of stakeholders.
  • An appreciation for working in a fast-paced, supportive team environment.

About the Role

Reporting to National Online Programs Manager, the Customer Service Coordinator (National Online Mentoring Program), will be responsible for

  1. Writing/ preparing/ reviewing and distributing NDIS reports to NDIS participants in the National Online Program and
  2. Supporting quality customer service in the National Online Program.

Specifically, the role will be responsible for:

  • Writing Post-Program NDIS reports for National Online Program participants which are aligned with NDIS language/ policies and participant goals.
  • Assist with the Online Mentoring In-take and Enrolment during In-take periods.
  • Partner with Accounts Receivable to follow up payments from customers.
  • Providing assistance to the customer service tasks which are shared across the National Online Mentoring Program staff, such as following up customer service agreements, phone calls, sending out participant information packs and supporting the continued migration of the program with Salesforce.

Applicants must have the ability to work from home and be able to apply and provide a clear Working With Children Check.


Fujitsu Graduate Program 2022

March 24th, 2021 by tperry

Fujitsu 2022 Graduate Roles

Fujitsu is a leading Japanese Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services to customers in more than 180 countries.

If you would like to gain further insight about Fujitsu and their Graduate Program please check out the following links:

Neurodivergent Graduate Group

March 24th, 2021 by tperry

Graduate Group for Neurodivergent Students

The MGA is keen to establish a peer support group for neurodivergent graduate students.

This group would welcome students with any of the broadly identified neurodivergent conditions and would be a safe place to socialise with peers that have a shared experience.

A place to be yourself and offer each other guidance and support.

  • If you are keen to be part of this group, please get in touch with Alex Haines ( Alex is current PhD student from the Faculty of Science.