Pioneering projects

The Australian Network on Disability drives and delivers pioneering projects to shape the future of access and inclusion in Australia. Designed for maximum impact, our innovative projects empower employers and improve employment outcomes for people with disability. We work in close collaboration with businesses and government to ensure successful and sustainable project outcomes.

Accessible Procurement Taskforce

The Accessible Procurement Taskforce brings together AND members, suppliers and individuals with lived experience of disability to create frameworks and guidance around purchasing accessible and inclusive goods and services.


Connect50 is an internship project that will see businesses across regional Victoria offer paid internships to 50 talented university and TAFE students with disability by 2020. The Australian Network on Disability was selected to deliver the project, which is funded by the Victorian Government as part of its economic participation plan for people with disability.

Victorian Employer Enablement Project

Our Victorian Employer Enablement Project (VEEP) is designed to help employers reap the rewards of a more diverse workforce that includes people with disability. Funded by the Victorian Government, the project will run to December 2018, with a final report delivered in February 2019.

High Growth Jobs, Talented Candidates (complete)

High Growth Jobs, Talented Candidates (HGJTC) was an innovative project delivered by the Australian Network on Disability in partnership with Social Ventures Australia. It was pioneered and funded by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services.