WESTERN District Employment Access (WDEA) Portland branch has received a five-star rating for disability employment services, compared with agencies across Australia.
The official Disability Employment Services Star Ratings place WDEA in the top 10 per cent of disability employment agencies across Australia.
The latest ratings to the end of 2013 show WDEA’s Disability Management Services achieved five star ratings at its Portland, Ballarat, Horsham, Stawell, Warrnambool, Colac and Hamilton sites, along with a three star rating in Ararat where the performance improved by 14 per cent.
Three star ratings are considered the national average – five stars are 40 per cent or more above that average.
Director of employment services Brett Orr said the results were the best ever recorded by WDEA and placed the agency in the top 10 per cent of providers across Australia.
Read the full story in Monday’s Portland Observer.