The Australian Bureau of Statistics describes a disability as ‘any limitation, restriction or impairment, which has lasted, or is likely to last, for at least six months.’ According to their 2012 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), more than four million Australians are affected by a disability. That equates to 18.5% of the population or nearly one in five people living in Australia.
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The ‘Bottini Effect’
Job Seeker’s may not be disaffected, they might just not need the money
The September job figures showed a drop in the unemployment rate. This must be an unambiguously good thing right? Not necessarily… The unemployment rate is calculated as the number of people looking for a job divided by the total size of the labour force (equal to the amount of people with jobs plus those searching for employment).