Creating a voice for the Disability Sector
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Confidence rises with almost 70% of Aussies tipped to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by next month.

Confidence rises with almost 70% of Aussies tipped to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by next month.

There’s no denying it’s been a tough couple of years for NDIS providers and participants, but with more than half of the country’s population now f...
Disability Safety Legislation Bill to prevent another NDIS life being lost

Disability Safety Legislation Bill to prevent another NDIS life being lost

The horrific death of NDIS participant Ann Marie Smith in Adelaide last year, which shocked the disability sector and the nation, has lead to a dis...
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

The Federal Government has announced an expansion of financial payments available to providers supporting NDIS participants to attend COVID-19 vacc...
Jobs in the disability sector - Lives changing lives

Jobs in the disability sector - Lives changing lives

Australians looking for a diverse and rewarding job will be encouraged to consider care and support work in a new national campaign.
National Practice Review Framework to lift quality and safety

National Practice Review Framework to lift quality and safety

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Commission’s new National Practice Review Framework resources show how providers can improve qualit...
Pressure mounts to deliver COVID-19 vaccinations to Australians with a disability

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

An alliance of disability representative organisations has joined forces to pressure Australia’s governments to better prioritise people with disab...
Royal Commission slams vaccine rollout in disability sector as ‘seriously deficient’

Royal Commission slams vaccine rollout in disability sector as ‘seriously deficient’

A draft report from the The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has found the nation’s COVID-...
Think before you speak to someone with a disability

Think before you speak to someone with a disability

Nearly 40% of Australians have used an offensive term to describe someone living with a disability and most of the time it’s because we don’t know ...
Vaccination navigation minefield for isolated and those in the disability sector

Vaccination navigation minefield for isolated and those in the disability sector

How do you go about getting your COVID-19 vaccination if you can’t leave your home or get out of bed?
Victoria’s disability sector gets $5 million injection of funding to boost COVID vaccination rates.

Victoria’s disability sector gets $5 million injection of funding to boost COVID vaccination rates.

The Victorian Government is investing a further $5 million to boost vaccination rates among people living with a disability, as the state edges clo...
We’re still using inappropriate language to address people with disabilities

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

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...
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