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ABC runs three week campaign to coincide with International Day of People with Disability

ABC runs three week campaign to coincide with International Day of People with Disability

24 November 2021
Around one in six people in Australia - that’s 18% or about 4.4 million of us...
Public service drive to increase number of employees with disabilities by 2022

Public service drive to increase number of employees with disabilities by 2022

24 November 2021
Eighteen percent of Queenslanders  identify as living with a disability,...
SA carer fronts court over assaulting teen with cerebral palsy

SA carer fronts court over assaulting teen with cerebral palsy

23 November 2021
Weeks after the release of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Qu...
More than $10m in abnormal NDIS payments made since July

More than $10m in abnormal NDIS payments made since July

18 November 2021
More than $10 million of incorrect or non-compliant payments from National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) providers has been identified since J...
iCare Support Services Australia - Industry Focus

iCare Support Services Australia - Industry Focus

15 November 2021
Rapidly-growing disability service provider iCare Support Services Australia firmy believes in making participants the centre and the basis of ever...
Expos offer quiet time for those who experience sensory overload

Expos offer quiet time for those who experience sensory overload

23 November 2021
If the overwhelming thought of bright lights and sights, loud music and sounds puts you off attending our DISABILITY CONNECTION EXPOS, then we’ve g...
Time to celebrate your staff at the Disability Staff Recognition Awards

Time to celebrate your staff at the Disability Staff Recognition Awards

10 November 2021
Dress to the nines, come sip some wine, dine and celebrate the disability sector’s top organisations and workers with us!
Public service drive to increase number of employees with disabilities by 2022

Public service drive to increase number of employees with disabilities by 2022

24 November 2021
Eighteen percent of Queenslanders  identify as living with a disability, but only 3 percent of those work for the public service.
Helping NDIS participants find a job after leaving school

Helping NDIS participants find a job after leaving school

11 October 2021
It’s getting to that time of year when school leavers will be hitting the job search trail but how do NDIS participants find a job they like?
Carers Week celebrating our carers

Carers Week celebrating our carers

05 October 2021
There’s more than two million carers in Australia - let’s celebrate their dedication and hard work during National Carers Week next week.
What is “Assistive Technology” and how do I get it on the NDIS?

What is “Assistive Technology” and how do I get it on the NDIS?

12 November 2021
What is “Assistive Technology” and how do I get it on the NDIS?
Does the NDIS pay rent?

Does the NDIS pay rent?

10 November 2021
A frequently-asked question by National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants is can the scheme help pay the rent. The short answer is no.
Rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords and NDIS-funded rental home modifications

Rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords and NDIS-funded rental home modifications

15 October 2021
The recent case of a Tasmanian participant losing her NDIS-modified rental home has put the spotlight on renters’ rights and landlord responsibilit...
Grattan House offers accommodation right in Melbourne’s heart

Grattan House offers accommodation right in Melbourne’s heart

10 September 2021
Participants looking for rare Melbourne inner-city, short-term accommodation have a treat in store for them.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2021

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2021

29 November 2021
International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) will be celebrated around Australia and the world on Friday December 3.
Almost 86% of Australians are double vaxxed

Almost 86% of Australians are double vaxxed

25 November 2021
Vaccination figures throughout the country continue to rise with almost 86% of the nation’s population over the age of 16 now fully vaccinated agai...
Wellways Australia - Industry Focus

Wellways Australia - Industry Focus

25 November 2021
Wellways Australia Limited is a leading not-for-profit mental health and disability support organisation with services in Queensland, New South Wal...
Life Without Barriers - Industry Focus

Life Without Barriers - Industry Focus

12 November 2021
Life Without Barriers is all about changing lives for the better in an inclusive way.
NDIA seeks feedback on Partners in the Community program

NDIA seeks feedback on Partners in the Community program

15 October 2021
The NDIA is calling on service organisations and the broader sector to provide feedback on the Partners in the Community (PITC) program, to help im...
How teachers can communicate with students with a disability

How teachers can communicate with students with a disability

11 November 2021
Did you know that 9% of Australian school students live with a disability? That’s one in 10 students?!
Helping NDIS participants find a job after leaving school

Helping NDIS participants find a job after leaving school

11 October 2021
It’s getting to that time of year when school leavers will be hitting the job search trail but how do NDIS participants find a job they like?
Former Australian police officer and paralympian Carol Cooke releases book

Former Australian police officer and paralympian Carol Cooke releases book

02 November 2021
Carol Cooke is a three times Aussie gold medal paralympian, nine times World Champion in cycling, philanthropist and  founder of the MS 24 hou...
SA carer fronts court over assaulting teen with cerebral palsy

SA carer fronts court over assaulting teen with cerebral palsy

23 November 2021
Weeks after the release of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission report showed more than a million case...
Government introduces new Bill to further protect NDIS participants from neglect, abuse and exploitation

Government introduces new Bill to further protect NDIS participants from neglect, abuse and exploitation

22 October 2021
Last year’s horrific death of an NDIS participant has sparked a new Federal Government Bill to protect the lives of all participants and ensure no ...
Joint Committee on NDIS Independent Assessors hands down long-awaited findings

Joint Committee on NDIS Independent Assessors hands down long-awaited findings

21 October 2021
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has tabled its final report for the inquiry into independent a...
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