Specialisterne Australia Reports

Specialisterne Australia Annual Report 2020

This year (2020) marks our 5th Anniversary in Australia. In that time,we have launched almost 400 careers, trained over 4500 coworkers and managers to empower their new colleagues to thrive and influenced businesses large and small to take up the challenge of hiring and retaining Autistic Talent.

Specialisterne Australia Submission to the Government Select Committee on Autism, July 2020

On 27 November 2019, the Senate resolved to establish a Select Committee on Autism to inquire into and report on the services, support and life outcomes for autistic people in Australia and the associated need for a National Autism Strategy.

Specialisterne Australia welcomed the Select Committee’s inquiry into the services, support and life outcomes for autistic people in Australia. Our submission addressed services and support for autistic people who are seeking, or working to maintain, sustainable and meaningful  employment.

It covered what we believe needs to change and how this can happen by identifying meaningful ways in which supports, systems and cultures can be developed and adapted to meet the needs of autistic people so that they can meaningfully contribute to the workplace and have active social and economic participation.

Specialisterne Australia Annual Report 2019

2019 has been a milestone year for Specialisterne Australia. Early in the year we were thrilled to announce the appointment of our first fulltime CEO, Julie Robertson, and her impact already has been immense. Our staff complement now stands at 11 and we are represented in all of the east coast capital cities which allows us to deliver consistently to a broad range of clients and to provide strong support to our autistic talent pool.

Specialisterne Australia Annual Report 2018

In less than three years Specialisterne Australia has been able to make great progress in driving opportunities and removing the existing barriers often seen in the traditional recruitment and hiring processes for people on the Autism Spectrum. This has resulted in over 155 individuals securing long-term, meaningful careers in a range of industries.