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We’re still using inappropriate language to address people with disabilities

We’re still using inappropriate language to address people with disabilities

29 September 2021
We’ve all heard the phrase “think before you speak” but it seems we aren’t getting the message when it comes to addressing or referring to people w...
Freedom Days inch ever closer as COVID-19 vaccination numbers increase

Freedom Days inch ever closer as COVID-19 vaccination numbers increase

28 September 2021
With New South Wales revealing the date of its proposed “Freedom Day” as the state moves closer to population’s magic 80% double dose of COVID-19 v...
Developing Australian Communities is proud to support the $2 million fund raiser for Aussie Paralympians

Developing Australian Communities is proud to support the $2 million fund raiser for Aussie Paralympians

17 September 2021
Developing Australian Communities is proud to support the $2 million fund raiser for Aussie Paralympians
Greater flexibility and support for NDIS participants in lockdown areas

Greater flexibility and support for NDIS participants in lockdown areas

15 September 2021
NDIS participants in lockdown areas no longer need to use their support funding to pay someone to cook and shop for them.
Special Olympics and Paralympics are not the same

Special Olympics and Paralympics are not the same

14 September 2021
You might often hear the words Special Olympics interchanged with Paralympics, or vice versa, because they both mean the same thing, right? Wrong.
Vaccination navigation minefield for isolated and those in the disability sector

Vaccination navigation minefield for isolated and those in the disability sector

14 September 2021
How do you go about getting your COVID-19 vaccination if you can’t leave your home or get out of bed?
Time running out for NSW LGA disability workers to get first COVID-19 vaccinations or they can’t work

Time running out for NSW LGA disability workers to get first COVID-19 vaccinations or they can’t work

03 September 2021
The New South Wales Government has told disability workers aged 16 years and over who live in a local government area (LGA) of concern they must re...
Pressure mounts to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations to Australians with a disability

Pressure mounts to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations to Australians with a disability

02 September 2021
An alliance of disability representative organisations has joined forces to pressure Australia’s governments to better prioritise people with disab...
National Practice Review Framework to lift quality and safety

National Practice Review Framework to lift quality and safety

02 September 2021
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Commission’s new National Practice Review Framework resources show how providers can improve qualit...
Expanded financial support for NDIS providers helping get participants to COVID-19 vaccination appointments

Expanded financial support for NDIS providers helping get participants to COVID-19 vaccination appointments

02 September 2021
The Federal Government has announced an expansion of financial payments available to providers supporting NDIS participants to attend COVID-19 vacc...
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