Connect Diverse Ability

What is Connect Diverse Ability?

YWNT is a partnering with the Australian Human Rights Commission IncludeAbility team to deliver confidence and capacity building training for local employers who want to create meaningful employment opportunities for young people with a disability. With the support of the Chamber of Commerce NT, the peak body for employers in the NT, all interested Employers are invited to participate in this important initiative and undergo training and mentoring to enable them to confidently offer work experience and ultimately employ a young person with a disability

Did you know?

In the NT, People with disability represent 11.3% of the population and of these, 47% are unemployed.

So what are you waiting for, start the conversation today and become an employer of choice for Young Territorians with a disability.

The benefits of hiring a person with a disability

  • Improvements in profitability related to both employees, performance, and increased customer satisfaction
  • Employees with disabilities consistently demonstrate punctuality, loyalty and high attendance rates leading to improved customer experience and a competitive advantage for the company.
  • Inclusive and diverse workplace culture which benefits all employees and increases workplace motivation and engagement across the entire workforce
  • Increased ability awareness including challenging stereotypes and misconceptions of disability and recognition of the benefits of hiring people with a disability
  • Secondary benefits for employees with a disability who report improved quality of life, enhanced self confidence and sense of community


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