Number 27: Ageing and Australian Disability Enterprises




Author:  Shannon McDermott, Robyn Edwards, David Abell√≥ and Ilan Katz

This report examines the ageing of people with disability in the supported employment sector (Australian Disability Enterprises); specifically:

  • social and economic issues facing the Australian Disability Enterprise industry and supported employees
  • opportunities and challenges for ageing employees with disability
  • ability of the current service delivery system to meet the needs of ageing workers.

The research also considered the barriers to retirement for people working in Australian Disability Enterprises

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