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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...
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.
Public service drive to increase number of employees with disabilities by 2022

Public service drive to increase number of employees with disabilities by 2022

24 November 2021
Eighteen percent of Queenslanders  identify as living with a disability, but only 3 percent of those work for the public service.
SA carer fronts court over assaulting teen with cerebral palsy

SA carer fronts court over assaulting teen with cerebral palsy

23 November 2021
Weeks after the release of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission report showed more than a million case...
Expos offer quiet time for those who experience sensory overload

Expos offer quiet time for those who experience sensory overload

23 November 2021
If the overwhelming thought of bright lights and sights, loud music and sounds puts you off attending our DISABILITY CONNECTION EXPOS, then we’ve g...
More than $10m in abnormal NDIS payments made since July

More than $10m in abnormal NDIS payments made since July

18 November 2021
More than $10 million of incorrect or non-compliant payments from National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) providers has been identified since J...
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...
iCare Support Services Australia - Industry Focus

iCare Support Services Australia - Industry Focus

15 November 2021
Rapidly-growing disability service provider iCare Support Services Australia firmy believes in making participants the centre and the basis of ever...
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...
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.
Yooralla - Industry Focus

Yooralla - Industry Focus

12 November 2021
Yooralla is one of Victoria’s oldest not-for-profit disability service providers, serving the community for more than 100 years.
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