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Why Hire People with Disability

Research shows that employees with a disability compared to employees without a disability have:

  • Less absenteeism
  • Better safety records
  • Longer tenure
  • Comparable productivity
  • Excellent motivation, dedication and loyalty
  • No impact on insurances and premiums
  • Improved workplace morale
  • Improved corporate image


Other ways it benefits you as an employer

  • Supports you to achieve the ‘triple bottom line’
  • Elevates you as an ‘employer of choice’
  • Enhances your public profile
  • Raises your internal profile
  • Improves your attendance, safety and turnover outcomes
  • Strengthens your workforce with dedicated and passionate employees


(Sources: Survey of 1500 employers conducted by Deakin University/ACCI/EDGE surveys)


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