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NDIS Achieves ‘Major Milestone’

Contributor, Monday, 21st August 2017 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is celebrating a “major milestone” after being delivered to 100,000 participants. According to the National Disability Insurance

Which Bank? – Bring It On Mr Treasurer

Graeme Innes, Wednesday, 2nd August 2017 -  The roll out of a new electronic funds transfer (EFTPOS) machine by the Commonwealth bank is eroding the long-fought battle for independence of hundreds of thousands of vision impaired

Youngcare Built on an Iconic Story of Mateship

Lina Caneva, Monday, 31st July 2017 -  Youngcare is a Queensland-based organisation that is on a mission to end the residential crisis for young people with high care needs across Australia. Recently Youngcare won the

National NDIS Grant Gives Nod to Disability Volunteering

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th July 2017 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has funded a national project to encourage and support people with disability to volunteer and to attract more community members

New Virtual Reality Tool to Train Disability Support Workers

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 20th July 2017 -  A leading disability provider has secured funding to develop an innovative virtual reality prototype to enhance the training, skills and work practices of disability support staff.…

Queensland’s Reinstatement of Taxi Subsidy Scheme for NDIS Sparks National Discussion

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 18th July 2017 -  In light of the Queensland government’s announcement that it will reinstate the Taxi Subsidy Scheme (TSS) for NDIS participants, a national advocacy body for people with physical

Vale Jan Daisley, ‘A Mighty Activist’

Wendy Williams, Friday, 7th July 2017 -  Leading disability advocate and a founding member and former president of People With Disability Australia, Jan Daisley has died. PWDA announced her death on Facebook on Wednesday

NDIS ‘Marketplace’ Leads to Cross Sector Collaboration

Rachel McFadden, Thursday, 6th July 2017 -  A not for profit and a private NDIS provider have joined forces to provide more holistic solutions for people living with disability in the Northern Sydney region of NSW. Hit 100, a…

Victoria Cuts Disability Contracts with NFP Provider Lifestyle Solutions

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 5th July 2017 -  The Victorian government has cut contracts with NSW-based disability services provider Lifestyle Solutions after an independent review identified a number of concerns in relation…

Industry Paper Outlines DES Reform

Wendy Williams, Monday, 3rd July 2017 -  A new industry information paper has been released by the Australian government outlining the future arrangements for the Disability Employment Services (DES) program. In this

Scholarships for ‘Board Ready’ Women in the Disability Sector

Wendy Williams, Friday, 30th June 2017 -  Women working in the disability sector are being called on to apply for new scholarships to access world-class governance education in a bid to drive an increase in the number of women

A Brief History of the NDIS – Timeline

Wendy Williams, Friday, 30th June 2017 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme is Australia’s biggest social policy project since Medicare. As we reach the one year milestone since the national rollout began, Pro
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