What’s it like for people with disability to get a job? Turns out it’s a song and dance. Watch this short music video "The No Pile", performed by people with disability, about having a disability and seeking employment. Entertaining and insightful, the stage is set for a more inclusive Queensland. More information about the state disability plan can be found at www.allabilities.qld.gov.au.

Transcript

Hi, I'm Madeline and I have a disability.

Hi, my name is David.

I like Piña Coladas and getting caught in the rain.

Very funny Dave

And I'm Karen

And we're here today to tell you

it shouldn't be a big song and dance

to employ people with disabilities like us.

Song and dance?

Alright then!

*Singing*

I'm sorry

I hate to be a jerk.

I'm sorry.

I don't think this will work.

I'm sorry, there's nothing I can do.

It's out of my hands mate, but good luck to you.

You're talented, you're neat.

You'd be hired in a beat.

But I'm calling now to tell you so it's clear I'll spell it out for you!

You're on the no pile.

The no pile.

We haven't got a place for you.

Sorry.

I'm just not that thrilled. I'm sorry.

The position has been filled.

But I'm willing, and I'm able all I need is a custom table.

You said I'm talented, I'm neat that I'd be hired in a beat.

But I'm calling now to tell you so it's clear I'll spell it out for you!

You're on the no pile.

The no pile.

We haven't got the space for you.

I'm going straight to the no pile.

Not the give you a go pile.

There's nothing we can do.

Unfortunately, you both didn't get the job.

Sooo, sorry...

Why not!

Well with your coarse voice are you able to communicate effectively?

I've... just got a sore throat!

Well I don't like that tie.

What tie?

Well we have a lot of international clients you really need to be able to teleport!

We're on the no pile.

No pile... The no pile.

No pile... We haven't got the space for you.

We're going straight to the no pile.

Not the give you a go pile.

There's nothing, we can do.

You're on the no pile... You don't have a car.

The no pile... I'll take the bus.

Hmmm, but you can't have a beard.

The no pile... I'll shave it off no fuss.

The no pile...

Look we've got what it takes.

The no pile...

Right, let's give it a shot

The no pile...

We won't let you down.

Okay you're on the give it a go pile.

All I can say...

Is that I can't wait for the day, that they realise everybody has a role to play.

 

 

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