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Rick Kane CEO, Disability Employment Australia

Rick Kane has 25 years of experience in disability employment — 15 years with the peak body, Disability Employment Australia (DEA) as a board member and CEO.

Rick began working in disability employment as an employment consultant. Since then, he has managed a disability employment organisation and worked as a Policy Advisor for ten years.

DEA represents, supports and resources disability employment services across the country. The organisation works with government and policy development as it relates to increasing employment outcomes for people with disability in Australia. This includes engaging international perspectives.