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Annual Report 2018/19

Annual Report 2018/19

The past year was a time of significant change and we look forward to a new era for DSA, and we approach it with enthusiasm and confidence. Download the full Annual Report and our Financial Report for more details.

2019 Blacktown City Disability award

Finalists at 2019 Disability Awards

DSA was honoured to be a ‘Finalist’ in the ‘Organisation of the Year’ category at the 2019 Blacktown City Disability Awards. Monique Manning from the Employment Solutions team was also recognised as a ‘Finalist’ in the ‘Community Advocate of the Year’ category. The ‘Finalist’ award is well-deserved recognition of Monique’s dedication as she has worked …

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DSA supports AccessAbility Day 2019

Petro and Yoawaluk at AccessAbility Day placement DSA’s Employment Solutions team supported AccessAbility Day 2019 with six enthusiastic participants from the DES program achieving valuable experience through job placements. AccessAbility Day is an Australian Government initiative in which jobseekers with disability work in a hands-on environment for a day.Participants Pietro and Yoawaluk spent a day …

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LinkedIn 101: Hot Tips to Harness the Power of this Social Media/CV Hybrid

With its nearly 650 million professionals, LinkedIn is a popular place for growing connections and building a network. Whether you are searching for a job after some time away, changing career directions, or nervous about having a sparse work history, LinkedIn is a great resource in your job search. With a well-crafted profile, you’ll be …

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Finding the Right Job for You: Career Choices When Managing Anxiety and Depression

Robert David Jaffee is a mental health activist who advocates for fulfilling careers for mental illness sufferers due to his own experiences. Unable to find the right working environment to thrive, he moved from position to position:  “I can recall quitting many jobs over the years. My misadventures in the law and business, fields I …

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Mental Health and Self Care: When You Can’t Give Your All to Your Work

Strategies for Working When You Aren’t Feeling Your Best _ Angela Wendel has been a nurse for nearly thirty-five years. She works demanding shifts – 12 hours – nearly every minute spent on her feet. Angela also has a chronic illness. Her shame about being “unable to do what she could previously do with ease” …

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10 Tips for the Most-Asked Interview Questions

It’s not news that job seekers typically hate interviewing. While a non-negotiable aspect of recruitment, it’s enough to make most people sick to their stomach. For the most part, people find the entire process nerve-racking but it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. We find the best way to tackle your interview head-on …

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Turn your Resume into a Job Magnet: 8 Tips for Writing a Standout Resume

In today’s rapidly changing job market it is vital for job seekers to be up-to-date and always make the best impression possible. Your resume is the first impression that a potential employer. Often, hiring managers see hundreds of resumes a week so it is imperative that your resume stands out from the others. We have …

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We’re fundraising with the Entertainment Book

By purchasing a 2018/19 Entertainment Bookor Digital Membership you not only contribute to our fundraising, but you also have access to hundreds of valuable offers for everything you love to do! It’s jam-packed with options to help you make your dollars stretch further whether you’re planning a holiday, a night out, some pampering, or just popping into Maccas …

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