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Ticket to Work Newsletter

December 2018

Welcome to the December edition of the Ticket to Work newsletter, bring together information from all our networks! 

2018 has been a huge year for Ticket to Work and National Disability Services. Our networks have achieved great outcomes for young people with disability across Australia as seen in the outcome report below.

The National Team looks forward to working with you in 2019 and wishes everyone a safe festive period and a Happy New Year. 

For more information, See the
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Ticket to work team: Michelle, Samantha and Amy.
Up coming training
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Development Training

Parkville: 14 February 2019

Micro-Enterprise Development Training supports people with disability to discover, explore and develop their own micro-enterprise or small business. It is a tried, tested and award-winning program that offers real choice and control to its participants. Micro-Enterprise is relatively untapped but often a successful employment option.
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Latest research and papers
Ticket to Work. An employment initiative for young people with disability

Ticket to work Information booklet

Download a copy of our latest Ticket to Work booklet and read in detail about our approach and achievements.
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Our 2017 Results booklet

This Booklet shows our 2017 results and what employers, parents and young people have said about Ticket to Work. 
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Success stories

Here are stories that have been in the media recently. They highlight the fabulous achievements of young people involved in Ticket to Work and our network members.

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Jen Steer - employer 

Jen is the manager of cafe 'Two before Ten.' For Jen, employing Charlotte was a great opportunity to provide structure and process for a young person with disability to be successful in working in the business.
Read full story here

Charlotte smiling in a cafe.

Lynda Bailey - Charlotte's mother

"I see more confidence in her; she can go out in the workplace and feels more confident, and can do it more alone." 
Read full story here
Maryborough sports club

David Banks - employer

David, who manages Brock, recommends other employers to look into employing young people with disability to do a school based traineeship. Since taking Brock on he has become a key part of the team and works casually doing bar work. David says, I could bring brock into any situation at the club and I'm confident he could do the work."  
Read full story here

Michael in a cafe

Sue Lever - Michael's mother

Michael loves cooking and the hands on experience he is getting. Sue says it has taught him a lot and he is loving the practical, real life experience and to be out of the classroom. 
Read full story here

A message from the national Ticket to Work Team

We would like to thank everyone that has supported and been involved in Ticket to Work.

Please get in touch if you would like to support, be involved or would like more information:

Amy Scott
Partnerships & Development Coordinator
National Disability Services
P:   (03) 8341 4326