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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...
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 - have a disability.
Multiple Sclerosis Society Australia - Industry Focus

Multiple Sclerosis Society Australia - Industry Focus

18 November 2021
Imagine a world without Multiple Sclerosis. That’s the aim of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Australia whose work to treat, prevent and hop...
Respite for participants and carers is vital

Respite for participants and carers is vital

16 November 2021
Not only do National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants need access to respite care, but so do Australia’s millions of carers so they ...
$1.27m to improve disability support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

$1.27m to improve disability support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

16 November 2021
A group of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations across Australia are receiving a total of $1.27 million in grants to improve the del...
Muscular Dystrophy Australia - Industry Focus

Muscular Dystrophy Australia - Industry Focus

12 November 2021
Muscular Dystrophy Australia (MDA) supports people with any one of more than 60 different neuromuscular conditions, about half of which are classif...
Commission says people with disability can make their own decision about COVID-19 shots

Commission says people with disability can make their own decision about COVID-19 shots

10 November 2021
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission has defended the rights of people with disability to make their o...
Nation 80% fully vaccinated against COVID-19  making it a world leader in vaccination statistics.

Nation 80% fully vaccinated against COVID-19 making it a world leader in vaccination statistics.

05 November 2021
Australia is becoming a world leader in double-COVID vaccination statistics with the country hitting the magic 80% mark of over 16-year-olds being ...
Finding the right language when talking to people with disabilities

Finding the right language when talking to people with disabilities

03 November 2021
A recent article from an autistic mother writing for SBS is a timely reminder for us all to take a look at how we speak to people with disabilities.
RizeUp - Industry Focus

RizeUp - Industry Focus

02 November 2021
RizeUp is one of the recipients of proceeds of the 2022 National Disability Leadership Organisation’s (NDLO) Disability Staff Recognition Awards.
Alysia Kaiser has muscular dystrophy and she’s also an author

Alysia Kaiser has muscular dystrophy and she’s also an author

02 November 2021
Disability advocate Alysia Kaiser has a rare form of muscular dystrophy but she hasn’t let that devastating diagnosis stop her - she’s about to lau...
Tennis Australia and Special Olympics team up to make the sport more accessible

Tennis Australia and Special Olympics team up to make the sport more accessible

02 November 2021
Tennis Australia has partnered with Special Olympics Australia to make tennis more accessible for players with intellectual disabilities and autism.
National 360 aims to provide exceptional allied health services to clients of all ages across Australia

National 360 aims to provide exceptional allied health services to clients of all ages across Australia

29 October 2021
National 360 is a registered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) allied health therapy provider across Victoria, New South Wales, Queenslan...
Tourette Syndrome Association - Industry Focus

Tourette Syndrome Association - Industry Focus

28 October 2021
Tourette Syndrome Association of Australia is one of the recipients of proceeds of the 2022 National Disability Leadership Organisation’s (NDLO) Di...
Australians will be offered COVID vaccine booster

Australians will be offered COVID vaccine booster

28 October 2021
Australians will be offered COVID vaccine booster shots six months after receiving their second dose, after a final tick of approval from the experts.
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