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Complex Needs? Not a problem with LinkAssist.

18 April 2023
Cindy (not her real name) was facing homelessness, mental health challenges, and problematic behaviours that were obstructing her ability to live a...

Delivering quality supports with compassion

14 April 2023
Easy Healthcare has big plans for 2023 and that means big opportunities for its clients to live their life to the fullest.

Helping people blossom in the community at the Derrimut activity centre

13 April 2023
Blossom Community Care is focused on fostering independence, happiness, and creating opportunity for people with disability.

Going Above and Beyond at Envision Healthcare

13 April 2023
Seeing the individual potential in clients is central to the client centred approach of Envision Healthcare, led by the inspirational 27 year old, ...

Building independence and confidence: Support Embrace Connect's unique approach to care

05 April 2023
Support Embrace Connect (SEC) started in January 2020, just before Covid 19 hit our shores, however that has not stopped them expanding at a remark...

Government pledges $2m for MND research

10 May 2022
The Federal Government has announced a $2 million investment  in research and development of new treatments to help find a cure for Motor Neur...

Hoarding disorder and how the NDIS can help

29 April 2022
We all like to hang on to keepsakes - little reminders of the past, people or events. But what happens when that desire spins out of control until ...

Kiss goodbye to MS - Walk 50km in May!

27 April 2022
Australians have been asked to run or walk 50km in May to help raise funds to leave multiple sclerosis where it belongs - behind us.

Chill out and discover new paths at Brisbane Expo!

26 April 2022
April is World Autism Month, so to round the month off, why not head to the Brisbane Disability Connection Expo 2022, Sponsored by Holistic Horizon...

Surfing soothes the soul and transforms lives

12 April 2022
There’s something soothing and comforting about the waves and surfing so it comes as no surprise that surfing is fast catching on as a mental healt...

Free RATs for Victorians living with disability

12 April 2022
The Victorian Government will provide free Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) to eligible people with disability, supporting some of the most vulnerable of...

SA Police recruits to undertake autism training

06 April 2022
April is Autism Awareness Month - we continue our series of articles focussing on autism and autistic people throughout the month. Police recruits...

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 ...

Fourth COVID-19 booster vax for vulnerable groups in lead-up to winter flu season

30 March 2022
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has recommended a winter booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine for vulnerable Australians.

RizeUp against domestic violence this Easter

30 March 2022
There’s a lot going on around Australia right now and people are struggling but holiday periods like Easter can be even more stressful, particularl...
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