Creating a voice for the Disability Sector
Creating a voice for the Disability Sector

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Prejudice locks people with disabilities out of jobs

Prejudice locks people with disabilities out of jobs

13 December 2021
Australians with a disability have a much lower level of workforce participation than those without, with many locked out of job opportunities by p...
Who can become an NDIS Provider?

Who can become an NDIS Provider?

09 December 2021
Want to become a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider but don’t know where to start? Maybe we can help!
Submissions flood in as Royal Commission releases new paper

Submissions flood in as Royal Commission releases new paper

07 December 2021
More than 3200 submissions and almost 11,500 telephone inquiries have been received by the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Explo...
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.
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...
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...
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.
What is “Assistive Technology” and how do I get it on the NDIS?

What is “Assistive Technology” and how do I get it on the NDIS?

12 November 2021
What is “Assistive Technology” and how do I get it on the NDIS?
What is involved in NDIS worker screening and why is it necessary?

What is involved in NDIS worker screening and why is it necessary?

10 November 2021
Before starting work with any National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider, prospective workers must go through a screening check to see if...
Does the NDIS pay rent?

Does the NDIS pay rent?

10 November 2021
A frequently-asked question by National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants is can the scheme help pay the rent. The short answer is no.
NDIS participants fear cuts to scheme funding

NDIS participants fear cuts to scheme funding

05 November 2021
Feared National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding cuts would have serious implications for the wider Australian economy, according to The ...
Afford clocks up - or rocks up - 70 years with a big virtual anniversary bash.

Afford clocks up - or rocks up - 70 years with a big virtual anniversary bash.

03 November 2021
Melbourne and Sydney Disability Connection Expos 2022 major sponsor Afford went back to the 1950s and rocked and jived its way through a big virtua...
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...
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.

14 October 2021
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...
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.

08 October 2021
The Victorian Government is investing a further $5 million to boost vaccination rates among people living with a disability, as the state edges clo...
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