Queensland - Your employment rights

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Autism Connect - National autism helpline

Autism Connect is a free, national autism helpline, providing information to support autistic people, their families and carers, health professionals, researchers, teachers, employers and the broader community. Find out how Autism Connect can help you

Everyone Can Work

The Everyone Can Work website is for people with intellectual disability, their families and supporters. See how the Everyone Can Work website can assist you

IncludeAbility (Australian Human Rights Commission)

IncludeAbility has resources for people with disability who are seeking employment, wanting to develop a career or considering self-employment. There are also resources for employers who want to create meaningful employment opportunities for people with disability.

Resources for people with disability

Resources for Employers

Job Access

It’s important to be aware of all your rights and responsibilities in the workplace. The Australian Government offers resources on issues like disclosure and discrimination. The laws can help you and keep you safe. Check that you know your rights and responsibilitiesUse the free Complaints Resolution and Referral Service to address problems

Queensland Human Rights Commission

Rights and responsibilities differ, depending on where you live and work. If you feel your rights as a worker haven’t been met, you can lodge a complaint and the commission will help. Find out more about your rights as a worker

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Legal to find out more about your human rights as a person with disability

NDIS supports

Local Area Coordinators (LACs)

If you are aged 7 and above, Local Area Coordinators (LACs) can link you to the NDIS and to mainstream and community supports in your area. You can ask your LAC about the supports available in your community, even if you're not eligible for an NDIS support plan. Find out more about how a Local Area Coordinator may be able to assist you