Success stories

We collected some of our most recent cases here. For more information, contact us at info.au@specialisterne.com


  • WEIR Minerals

    Weir Minerals are a global organiastion that specialises in the design and manufacture highly-engineered products and services for minerals, oil and gas, and power industries. In 2016 Specialisterne worked with Weir Minerals at their Australian Headquarters in Artarmon NSW to create and launch the Weir Dandelion Diversity Program. The Weir Dandelion Diversity Program consisted of […]

  • SAP

    SAP is a global market leader in enterprise application software. SAP’s groundbreaking Autism at Work program, launched in May 2013, integrates people with autism into the workforce. SAP has a corporate goal to employ 650 colleagues on the autism spectrum. In August 2016, the SAP Autism at Work Program launched in Australia. The program employs […]

  • SunPork Farms

    Autism and Agriculture is an initiative of SunPork Farms and Autism CRC which aims to improve animal welfare by creating opportunities in animal care for adults on the autism spectrum. In collaboration with the Pork CRC and Specialisterne Australia, nine autistic adults in South Australia and seven in Queensland were employed within SunPork Farms during […]

  • DHHS Victoria – RISE Program

    The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) in 2017 launched its inaugural RISE at DHHS Program. The RISE at DHHS Program created career opportunities for people on the autism spectrum to work for DHHS as Records Management Officers. The pre-selection and training and assessment programs was tailored so that candidates were provided with […]

  • Westpac Bank

    Westpac in Sydney partnered with Specialisterne in 2017 to tap into neurodiverse talent. Through their ‘Tailored Talent’ program, Westpac created new pathways for autistic candidates to integrate into meaningful roles across their business, including Risk, Finance and IT. Twelve candidates were assessed over three weeks through Specialisterne’s tailored recruitment program consisting of onsite workshops, simulated work activities […]

  • Price Waterhouse Coopers

    PWC Australia is an employer that understands the potential of autistic employees and in May 2018 partnered with Specialisterne to tap into the autism advantage for their Cyber Security Department. Candidates were assessed with a combination of activities which included challenges using the Lego Mindstorm robot kits and simulated work activities created by PWC professionals. […]

  • Australian Taxation Office Brisbane

    The ATO understands the value of a neurodiverse workforce and in September 2018 engaged Specialisterne to tap into autistic talent in order to improve their efficiency and create a more diverse work environment. Through the Specialisterne Australia Federal Government Talent Hub they were able to create a new pathway for suitable candidates on the autism […]

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra

    In November 2018 the ABS engaged Specialisterne to tap into autistic talent in order to improve their efficiency and create a more diverse work environment. Through the Specialisterne Australia Federal Government Talent Hub they were able to create a new pathway for suitable candidates on the autism spectrum and as a result six individuals were […]

  • DHHS/DELWP

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) both recognise that there is a unique opportunity for Victorian Departments to work together to meet their business needs in an innovative way by tapping into the autism advantage. The team that was originally placed by Specialisterne […]

  • IBM Ballarat

    Following on from the global success of the IGNITE Autism Spectrum Disorder Program in the USA, IBM partnered with Specialisterne Australia to run the IBM Neurodiversity Program at the Client Innovation Centre in Ballarat, Victoria in March 2019. There were 10 various roles in IT identified including testing, developing, data analytics and business analytics. There […]


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