An Australia where people with a physical or mental health injury, illness or disability have a greater opportunity to work. Get involved
The Collaborative Partnership is a national system-wide collaboration between the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Working together we can break down barriers in our systems and culture to enable more Australians to engage in good work.
Annual social and economic impacts of work incapacity in Australia:
People unable to work due to ill health, injury or disability and received income support
People accessed employer provided leave entitlements for work incapacity
Spent on income support
in one year
Note: estimates from 2015/16
We’re driving positive change in these areas:
The time is now to make real and sustainable change, to ensure that no person is left behind.
Every Australian should have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits that working brings, to financially provide for themselves and their loved ones.
Every system, sector and leader has a role to play to ensure this happens.
30 Sep 2021 11:29am
Our Expert Advisor Professor Niki Ellis will join partners from Comcare, EML, the Australasian Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM), the National Mental Health Commission and research contributor Monash University at the Seminar from 18-19 October.
30 Sep 2021 11:28am
Our partner, EML has trialled a Transition Support Specialist service with 50 participants that were exiting the Victorian Workers’ Compensation system.
30 Sep 2021 10:59am
Our partner, the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has conducted research into improving employment outcomes for people with autism, intellectual disability and/or psychosocial disability.