‘Doing it Differently’

Staff perceptions of the barriers to workplace participation experienced by public servants with disability in the Australian Public Service

Mark EVANS, Meredith EDWARDS, Carmel MCGREGOR, Penney UPTON

Research output: Book/ReportReports


This report presents the findings from research conducted in 2015 and 2016 across seven Australian Government departments. It identifies critical dilemmas and generates a series of knowledge claims and practice-based recommendations for the service as a whole.It is hoped that the findings will provide the Australian Public Service (APS) with: an enhanced understandingof the barriers, challenges and benefits for employees and managers of people with disability; an assessmentof the effectiveness of existing policies and protocols; an understanding of the motivations behind an employee’s decision to disclose or not to disclose their disability; and, insights into how better data can be collectedon these issues in the future.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCanberra
PublisherUniversity of Canberra
Number of pages100
Publication statusPublished - 2016


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