About NDCO

National Disability Coordination Officers are funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.  The national network of 31 NDCOs are hosted by various organisations who work collaboratively ensure equitable access to tertiary education, training and subsequent employment opportunities for people with disability aged between 15-64 years. There are 5 NDCOs are based in Queensland. 

Host providers such as Universities, TAFEs, Apprenticeship, Training and Community Service organisations support their NDCOs to achieve the following key objectives.

  • Improved linkages between schools, tertiary education providers, employment service providers and providers of disability programs and assistance at all government levels
  • Improved transitions for people with disability from school/community to tertiary education and training followed by subsequent employment
  • Improved participation in tertiary education and subsequent employment for people with disability

Queensland NDCOs contribute to projects improving transition, inclusion and accessibility at state and national levels.  Refer to National and State Projects page.

Picture of the NDCO Qld team 2017

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