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Rego Costs For Drivers With Disabilities Cut, But Transport Access Issues Remain

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th October 2017 -  The Victorian government has announced it is cutting the cost of registration for wheelchair users who modify their cars to drive, but disability advocates say people with disabilities’

Underemployment Negatively Affecting Mental Health of People with Disabilities

Luke Michael, Friday, 13th October 2017 -  New research from the Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health (CRE-DH) has found people with disabilities are more likely to experience underemployment, and are

The Top 5 Things I Learned When Launching My Social Enterprise

Rachel Golding, Wednesday, 4th October 2017 -  Owner and founder of social enterprise, Dinner on the Table, Rachel Golding outlines the top five lessons she has learned since launching her life-changing business. As a researcher

NDIS Pricing – New Research Confirms Risks to Service Users

David Gilchrist, Tuesday, 19th September 2017 -  If the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is going to deliver, it will have to adjust its pricing model, writes University of Western Australia Professor David Gilchrist

Peak Body Demands Action to Stop NDIS Leaving Aboriginal People Behind

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 5th September 2017 -  The NSW peak body for Aboriginal children and families is advocating for urgent action to stop Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people “being left behind” by the National

Increase to Medicare Levy Must Not Become A Political Football

Wendy Williams, Monday, 4th September 2017 -  The Australian Council of Social Services has urged Parliament to “quickly resolve” funding to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as the Senate gets set to choose whether

‘Learn From Our Mistakes’ – UK Expert Warns On Australian NDIS Transition

Lina Caneva, Monday, 28th August 2017 -  Drawing on the experience of the United Kingdom in delivering a social care approach similar to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), a high-profile UK analyst has urged

Disability Vehicle Sharing Revs Up in South Australia

Lina Caneva, Friday, 25th August 2017 -  An online platform called CARL that allows disability service providers to share their modified vehicles is operating a pilot program in South Australia and has begun discussions

NDIA Loses Appeal in Test Case for Transport Funding

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 23rd August 2017 -  An attempt by the National Disability Insurance Agency to appeal a ruling that the agency must fully fund supports accepted as “reasonable and necessary” under the National

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
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