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 archive 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
Essential Employment and Training Values and Beliefs

Latest News

Jenolan Caves Team Building Trip

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...

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Wayne’s World

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...

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Stephen applies for Supported Living funding

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...

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Latest Events

Australia Day
Jan 26 all-day
Bandaged Bear Appeal
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day

The Bandaged Bear Appeal is The Children’s Hospital at Westmead’s largest annual fundraising appeal. Treating 100,000 patients yearly, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead relies on community generosity to raise essential funds for purchasing the most technologically advanced medical equipment, conducting vital research and maintaining the total healing environment the Hospital is renowned for.

International Wheelchair Day
Mar 1 all-day

What is International Wheelchair Day?
International Wheelchair Day is always 1st March and is an annual day of events and activities which take place around the World when wheelchair users celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair has on their lives.

Since it was first launched in 2008, celebrations have taken place in Australia, Nepal, Senegal, South Africa, Bangladesh, Pakistan, United Kingdom and United States of America.

International Women’s Day
Mar 8 all-day

“On International Women’s Day, let us all pledge to do everything we can to overcome entrenched prejudice, support engagement and activism, and promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres

World Down Syndrome Day
Mar 21 all-day

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), observed on 21 March every year, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012.

Down Syndrome International (DSi) encourages our friends all over the world to choose their own activities and events on WDSD to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities.