NDS and the WA Transition Team hosted a successful day long Jobs Expo on 18 February 2023 at the Crown Perth.
The Expo provided supported employees affected by the impending closure of Activ’s large-scale business sites the opportunity to explore a range of different employment and vocational opportunities.
50 exhibiters provided information on a range of topics including:
Over 570 people registered for the event. During the afternoon session a sizeable number of unregistered people attended, following them becoming aware of positive feedback posted by the morning attendees on the Activ Action Team’s Facebook page. Consequently, over 600 people attended the event.
25 Exhibiters participated on the day providing a range of information to all attendees. Exhibitors included:
The event opened with an address from Minister for Social Services Amanda Rishworth MP who delivered a strong message of understanding and support for the individuals impacted. The event also included a morning presentation by the NDIA showing how NDIS participants could maximise the funded employment supports in their plans.
Some very positive feedback was provided by attendees who indicated:
Link to PDF Slideshow: NDIA presentation at the WA Jobs Expo - Employment and the NDIS