Before looking for work consider whether you want to disclose your disability to your employer and identify any support you might require in the workplace. You should also be aware of your rights and responsibilities in relation to occupational health and safety, workers compensation and discrimination.
Do you want information about Centrelink payments and how they might change if you start work?
You may be interested in information on telling employers about your disability and their responsibilities if you choose to disclose.
Do you have any concerns about your safety in the workplace? Everyone has the right to work in a safe work environment.
Employers must take out workers compensation insurance for all employees. Workers compensation insurance provides protection for you and your employer in the event of a work related injury or disease.
Do you want information on discrimination and what to do if you experience it?
Adjustments to your work environment that enable you to do your job are known as ‘reasonable adjustments’. Reasonable adjustments may include new equipment, changes to work or work schedules.