Most people with diabetes have long and successful working lives across lots of interesting jobs. We have booklets about diabetes in the workplace for people with diabetes, their employers and co-workers.

Information for employees and employers on diabetes in the workplace

These booklets offer information, hints and examples of how to balance your diabetes along with your rights and duties at work. You can read these booklets online, download and print them or call Diabetes Victoria Helpline on 1300 437 386 to have a hard copy posted to you.

Information for employers on workplace rights and responsibilities and avoiding discrimination

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissions (VEOHRC) website has more information on discrimination and workplace laws, including:

The Fair Work Ombudsman and Fair Work Commission can also be contacted for advice about discrimination in the workplace.

Safety sensitive jobs

You can also find out about safety sensitive jobs, which may have certain limits for people with diabetes.

Additional help and support

If you need help, contact a member of the advocacy team: