Dylan Alcott calls out ‘unfair’ disability employment rates – YouTube (Dylan Alcott | September 2022)

Overcoming a disability concept with a man writing the word Disability on a virtual interface and then crossing through the - Dis - with a red marker pen as a motivational call to overcome adversity.

“My whole life it hasn’t changed”: Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott has called for an increase in workplace participation for Australians living with a disability during the government’s jobs and skills summit in Canberra.

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What an incredible disability advocate Dylan Alcott is.  The current level of workforce participation is scandalous.  We believe a more useful strategy would involve a focus upon participation in the ‘regular’ workforce and upon the disability entrepreneurship space.  Without having that focus, we will always exclude a significant proportion of Australians with disability.  It would also ignore the capacity and potential of many individuals.  Self-employment has a fantastic potential to transform lives.  Australia cannot afford to leave around 20% of the population behind.  The platform is here to assist
What an incredible disability advocate Dylan Alcott is.  The current level of workforce participation is scandalous.  We believe a more useful strategy would involve a focus upon participation in the 'regular' workforce and upon the disability entrepreneurship space.  Without having that focus, we will always exclude a significant proportion of Australians with disability.  It would also ignore the capacity and potential of many individuals.  Self-employment has a fantastic potential to transform lives.  Australia cannot afford to leave around 20% of the population behind.  The platform is here to assist

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