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Aurora Products

Aurora Products was established in 2007 as the business arm of IDV. Today Aurora Products is an Australian Disability Enterprise Employer, owned and operated by IDV, located in Thomastown, Victoria.

Aurora Products provides employment opportunities to individuals with a disability and assists supported employees to develop work based skills and competencies in a supportive and inclusive work environment.

Aurora Products provides high quality products and services in a range of areas including:

  • Packaging Operations: packing and repackaging of goods
  • Assembly Operations: pre-assembly, repetitive engineering
  • General Services: labelling, bar-coding, collation

Are you eligible to work at Aurora Products

To be eligible to work at Aurora Products you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a disability and be eligible under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
  • Be 18 years of age or over and,
  • Be willing to work and maintain employment.

How to apply for a job at Aurora Products

To be eligible to work at Aurora you need to be NDIS ready then contact us to make a time for a job interview. Contact Aurora to arrange a worksite tour and collecting a job application form.

All new supported employees start work at Aurora on a three month work trial and in that time allows Aurora to find out if we can meet your support needs. All new supported employees are paid during the three month trial period.

At the end of the 3 month work trial Aurora assesses whether the new employee can do the job with training and support and will decide whether to offer the new employee a permanent position at Aurora.

Working Hours at Aurora Products

Operational Hours are from 9:00am to 3:00pm.
Mondays to Fridays (Hours subject to change).


You're Entitlements at Aurora Products

Aurora Products supported employees are entitled to:

  • Pro-Rata Award Based Wages
  • Annual Leave
  • Long Service Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Superannuation
  • Public Holidays

Meetings at Aurora Products

Meetings play an important part at Aurora Products as it allows supported employees to hold discussions and make decisions about their workplace.

The Adults for Action Committee (A4A) is made up of elected supported employees. They meet once a month to discuss any ideas and suggestions that they feel are important to the supported employees at Aurora.

Employee Health and Safety Representatives (HSR) are also an important part at Aurora Products with elected supported employees attending quarterly meetings.


Training Opportunities at Aurora Products

There are many opportunities to undertake training at Aurora Products either individually or in a small group setting.

  • All supported employees are trained on the six National Standards for Disability Services.
  • All supported employees participate in an annual Employment Assistance Plan (EAP) meeting and EAP review.
  • Supported employees are offered training through a Registered Training Organisation in order to further their career.
  • Supported employees have the opportunity to undertake training and work life skills in order to explore the possibility of Open Employment.

Want to Know More?


Christian Laing
IDV - Aurora

36 Green Street, Thomastown 3074

Phone: (03) 9466 1587
Email: [email protected]

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