Celebrating 30 years of outstanding service to people with disability
Values and Beliefs
Purpose: “Change a life, we change the world”
Mission: People with disabilities are at the heart of our business. Our drive is that together, people achieve their full potential in employment, social connections and community participation
- Every person matters
- Anything is possible
- Love what we do
- We do the right thing
- Together we succeed
atWork Australia and Essential Employment Training agreement expands Disability Employment Services offer into Wollongong, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands WOLLONGONG – Leading national Disability Employment Services (DES) provider atWork Australia and local...read more
Wednesday, 4 October 2017, Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash and Federal Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis MP dropped into The Dog & Monocle to congratulate Brock, Kylie of Essential Employment & Training & Carley Amey and Tess Thomas....read more
Back in July our participants from Bomaderry, Goulburn and Wollongong partook in a team building retreat at Jenolan Caves. The idea of the weekend was to build strong bonds between staff and participants while spending downtime socialising and relaxing. Throughout the...read more
Wayne has been a user of our Disability Employment Service (DES) for approximately 2 years. Throughout that time Wayne tried his hand at a variety of job roles, but none gave him the level job satisfaction he so desired. Wayne told DES staff he wanted a position that...read more
Stephen has been attending our Community Participation program since 2012 when he received funding to participate 3 days a week. During his time with Essential Employment and Training (EET) Stephen has shown a love for dancing, fishing, playing sports and spending...read more
Wishbone Day is an international community awareness effort for Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), also known as ‘brittle bones’.
Wishbone Day is officially celebrated on the 6th May each year. Lead up or post celebrations are also warmly welcomed 🙂 Make sure your celebrations include the colour yellow! and promote the phrase:
“Why is Wishbone Day Important?
Because awareness makes a difference!”
National Sorry Day is an Australia-wide observance held on May 26 each year. This day gives people the chance to come together and share the steps towards healing for the Stolen Generations, their families and communities. Stolen generations refer to Indigenous Australians who were forcibly removed from their families and communities.
National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day (NATICD) is a celebration of human rights and Indigenous children. Held on 4 August each year, NAITCD was first observed by SNAICC in 1988.