Joan Raper (REACH for Training) / Taniesha Evans / Stephanie Kouwenhoven / Alexandra Towns / Kristy Grace / Liam Grace / Joanne Welch / David Robinson / Gregory Brittain / Adele Kelly

Joblife and Life Without Barriers team up to meet need in disability support

Joblife and Life Without Barriers have joined forces to address the shortfall in disability support workers on the Central Coast.

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Julie, Life Without Barriers, Joblife & Autism

APRIL 2 is World Autism Awareness Day and April is Autism Awareness Month. Our client, Julie, was living with her foster family in Toowoomba when she was diagnosed with autism at the age of nine. Here is her story:

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From client to employee – welcome to Monique

Monique joined Joblife Employment as a client. Now she’s a Joblife employee. Through our Manjimup consultant, Emma, she has blossomed into a valuable member of staff.

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Congratulations to Sean Walsh on making the Australian Deaf Cricket Team

One of our job seekers has just been named in the Australian Deaf Cricket Team. Sean Walsh is the only Queenslander in the team and the only off-spinner. He will head to India in November – here is his story.

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Chris Bonnello of Autistic Not Weird speaking at Sydney Opera House.

Top Tips For Exam Preparation from Autistic Not Weird

Chris Bonnello is a former primary school teacher and now a special needs tutor. He was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome when he was 25 and has gone on to become an author and international speaker and is the genius behind the award winning He has kindly shared his tips for students about to sit for their final exams. Here is the first in a two part series.

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War, famine, refugee – Joseph’s story

Joblife’s Coffs Harbour Employment Consultant, Joseph Majambere, has an extraordinary background. Born in Burundi, a small country located in Central-East Africa, he was just 11 when civil war broke out in 1993. He lost his father in the war, but circumstances were so dire there was little chance to grieve.

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We’re making a difference to the lives of young people in Manjimup

Our Manjimup Employment Consultant, Emma Pickering, has been working with Big Picture for the past couple of months. Read what they have to say about the impact she is making.

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Brandon, 17, stands with his grandfather on his farm.

Brandon overcomes challenges to get back on track

Joblife has helped Brandon, a 17 year old student from Manjimup in WA, to find a horticulture traineeship with a local winery. Shedley Wines has been amazing in their willingness to help Brandon any way they can.

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How Dicky Beach Surf Club is supporting Matthew

When Matthew changed schools for family reasons he had to leave his employment which resulted in the cancellation of his school based traineeship in hospitality. Find out how Joblife got him back on track.

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Partnership to educate employers about the benefits of employing neurodiverse people

A partnership between Joblife Employment, Life Without Barriers and Untapped Group will improve education for employers about the benefits of employing neurodiverse people.

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Professor Shergold and Anthony Parsons

Peter Shergold appointed as inaugural chair of Joblife Employment

Disability employment services provider Joblife Employment – a joint venture between disability services expert Life Without Barriers and employment and training provider Angus Knight – is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Peter Shergold AC as Chair of the Board.

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How Joblife assists Katelyn with the ongoing learning support she needs in her apprenticeship.

Petene Hughes from Zimbuca hair salon saw something of her younger self in Katelyn when she offered her a job. With ongoing support from Heath at Joblife Mooloolaba, Katelyn is now thriving as an apprentice.

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