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A proud autistic wheelchair user shares their story

A proud autistic wheelchair user shares their story

31 March 2022
April is World Autism Month and we at Developing Australian Communities love to share your stories and perspectives. From participants, carers and ...
The NDIS doesn’t fund holidays but STX may help you take one!

The NDIS doesn’t fund holidays but STX may help you take one!

21 March 2022
While the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) does not fund holidays for participants or their informal carers or family members, there are...
How to overcome challenges when dating with a disability

How to overcome challenges when dating with a disability

09 March 2022
When Aussie Paralympian Dylan Alcott was named Australian of the Year in January, it did not just turn the spotlight on the disability sector and t...
Creative arts therapy has been proven to empower people with a disability

Creative arts therapy has been proven to empower people with a disability

08 February 2022
It is becoming more apparent that unleashing your creative talent through art is a sure way to calm the soul and soothe the mind, as MARINA REYNOLD...
ACALS program brings old furniture to life and participants together

ACALS program brings old furniture to life and participants together

22 December 2021
“Coming together, to support one another” is Accessible Care & Lifestyle Services’ (ACALS) slogan - and the provider’s hugely popular Upcycle R...
New journalist’s manual is an educational look at appropriate language in the disability sector

New journalist’s manual is an educational look at appropriate language in the disability sector

15 December 2021
Nothing about us without us - that’s the golden rule authors of the new Disability Reporting Handbook lived by when creating the manual for journal...
New Disability Strategy targets change over next decade

New Disability Strategy targets change over next decade

07 December 2021
The Australian Government has released its Disability Strategy 2021-2031 to help drive change in the sector over the next decade.
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...
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