What Getting to work is
Getting to work is Victoria’s long-term employment plan for people with disability in the public sector.
The plan is for people with disability at all levels of the public sector to:
- be employed more
- have successful careers
- have a fairer employment experience
Watch the explainer video
Access the Getting to work video transcript and description.
What Getting to work aims to do
The Victorian Government has committed to increasing the number of people with disability in the public sector. Getting to work supports the target set by government of 6% representation by 2020 and 12% by 2025.
These targets initially apply to the Victorian Public Service and will be expanded to the broader public sector over time.
To achieve these targets, the plan has 21 actions over 3 focus areas:
- build awareness through access to information
- attract and recruit people with disability
- support employees with disability
With this plan, we aim to have the public sector reflect Victoria’s diversity and benefit from the lived experience of people with disability.
Enhancing the economic participation of people with disability is a priority of Absolutely everyone: state disability plan 2017–2020 (PDF, 3.3MB).
The development of Every opportunity: Victorian economic participation plan for people with disability 2018–2020 (PDF, 1.24MB) is a key commitment in the state disability plan.
Every Opportunity seeks greater effort by government in the employment of people with disability, particularly through setting a target across the Victorian Public Service of 6% by 2020 and 12% by 2025.
Getting to work is the road map to help support achievement of the targets.
How to use these resources
These resources are in 2 parts:
- the Getting to work plan in different formats
- tools to promote Getting to work in your organisation
You can also use the National Relay Service on 13 36 77.
This resource suite contains:
Full plan – Getting to work
The plan in full.
Accessible full plan – Getting to work
An accessible version of the plan.
Audio full plan – Getting to work
A voice recording of the plan in chapters as sound files.
Auslan plan – Getting to work
A video summary of the plan in Australian sign language.
Key messages – Getting to work
Use these key messages to promote Getting to work
Video transcript – Getting to work
A transcript and description of the Getting to work explainer video.
Front cover image – Getting to work
The front cover image of the Getting to work plan
Poster pack – Getting to work
A set of 6 A3 posters you can use to promote Getting to work.
Poster pack 2 - Getting to work
A set of 5 A3 posters you can use to promote Getting to work.
Web and social graphics - Getting to work
A set of 7 graphic tiles you can use to promote Getting to work
Email signature banners - Getting to work
A set of two email signature banners you can use to promote Getting to work
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