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Free COVID-19 tests at home for vulnerable Victorians to help slow the spread

Free COVID-19 tests at home for vulnerable Victorians to help slow the spread

03 January 2022
Vulnerable Victorians can now get tested at home for free to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
NDIS access to services in remote regions poor

NDIS access to services in remote regions poor

30 December 2021
There’s no denying the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) IS helping make life easier and better for people living with disabilities acros...
Aussie authors living with a disability write to inspire kids who also live with a disability

Aussie authors living with a disability write to inspire kids who also live with a disability

30 December 2021
I remember the day a woman from Hearing Australia came to my son’s Year 1 class to explain to his peers why he had this funny-looking thing in his ...
Accessing mental health help through the NDIS

Accessing mental health help through the NDIS

29 December 2021
Christmas/new year is a notoriously stressful time for many individuals and families - but sometimes particularly more so for National Disability I...
Don’t feel alone this Christmas - reach out for help

Don’t feel alone this Christmas - reach out for help

23 December 2021
Christmas is not the most wonderful time of the year for everyone.
COVID-19 vaccination booster push for participants continues

COVID-19 vaccination booster push for participants continues

23 December 2021
Support for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants to access the COVID-19 vaccination and boosters will continue into 2022, accor...
COVID-19 vaccination booster push for participants continues

COVID-19 vaccination booster push for participants continues

23 December 2021
Support for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants to access the COVID-19 vaccination and boosters will continue into 2022, accor...
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...
Telehealth appointments are here to stay

Telehealth appointments are here to stay

17 December 2021
Virtual medical appointments will become a permanent feature of Australia's health system and the disability sector as part of a $308.6 million spend.
Can my pet dog be funded as an assistance animal under the NDIS?

Can my pet dog be funded as an assistance animal under the NDIS?

17 December 2021
There seems to be a bit of confusion surrounding what is and what isn’t possible under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) when it come...
Queensland artist communicates through his amazing pieces

Queensland artist communicates through his amazing pieces

16 December 2021
Meet Queensland artist Benjamin Hynes. He doesn’t talk much but his beautiful artwork speaks volumes.
NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission updates epilepsy management practices

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission updates epilepsy management practices

14 December 2021
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission has updated its epilepsy management practice.
What exactly is a Psychosocial Recovery Coach?

What exactly is a Psychosocial Recovery Coach?

10 December 2021
You’ve probably seen the title “psychosocial recovery coach”  either on your plan or mentioned in National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) ...
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...
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