2010 National Disability Awards open for nominations

Has your business made a change or introduced a strategy to improve the opportunities for those with disability? Is there an employee in your business that is the driving force behind these changes?

National Disability AwardsIf you answered yes to either of the above, consider nominating your organisation or a colleague for a 2010 National Disability Award.

The Awards are held annually as a precursor to International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) which is held on 3 December every year.

To give every business the opportunity to be recognised, Awards are offered to large as well as small businesses (privately owned with 15 employees or less).

Other categories include the Minister’s Lifelong Achievement, Young Disability Challenge, Accessible Housing, Local Government and the Social Inclusion

Award which also has two categories – one for schools and one for community groups.

Two finalists of the Business Award along with the finalists in other categories will be invited to the Awards ceremony in Canberra on 23 November where the recipients of each category will be announced.

Entering the Awards is easy. Download a nomination form and guidelines at www.idpwd.com.au or call 1800 440 385 to order hard copies. Nominations close at 5pm AEST Friday 16 July 2010.

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