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Calls to extend coronavirus supplement to DSP recipients

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 24th March 2020 -  Advocates say people with disability need extra support to get through the COVID-19 pandemic The Morrison government is being urged to extend its coronavirus supplement to the Disability

New learning program to help deliver on NDIS service demand and encourage sector growth

Contributor, Thursday, 19th March 2020 -  Whether you’re an organisation looking to break into the fast-growing disability sector, or one that already provides services but wants to expand, a new interactive learning program

Urgent calls for targeted COVID-19 response for people with disability

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th March 2020 -  The disability community fear that people will die without a coordinated plan Australia needs a targeted response to coronavirus for people with disabilities and the disability

NDIA is failing disability providers

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 2nd March 2020 -  Only one in five providers say the NDIA is working well with the sector The poor relationship between disability providers and the agency in charge of rolling out the National Disability

‘We need to see action’: Disability advocates present plan to end barriers to work

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 17th February 2020 -  The plan has been labelled a down payment on the future of people with disability  With just 53 per cent of working age people with disability in paid work, a peak disability body is launching

NDIS participants receive transport boost

Luke Michael, Monday, 3rd February 2020 -  Disability advocates say the move is a step in the right direction National Disability Insurance Scheme participants will once again be able to pay for transport using their core

Bushfire resources for people with disability

Contributor, Wednesday, 15th January 2020 -  Disability Services Consulting has put together a list of services and resources that can support people with disability through the bushfire season. This bushfire season has shocked

Same same, but different – 2019 in review

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 18th December 2019 -  As the sun sets on 2019 – and this decade comes to an end – Luke Michael looks back at how the year unfolded for the social sector  If 2018 was a year of political chaos and upheaval, then

The NDIS needs a new plan

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 -  UWA White Paper calls for fit-for-purpose disability system in Australia The National Disability Insurance Scheme is not working for everyone and change is needed now, a new report

Government vows to remove young people with disability from aged care

Luke Michael, Thursday, 28th November 2019 -  Last year there were around 6,200 people under 65 living in residential aged care in Australia The Morrison government has pledged there will be no young people with disability living

Volunteers don’t come free

Keith McVilly, Wednesday, 20th November 2019 -  New research finds urgent action is needed to maintain the sustainability of volunteer services supporting people with disability and their families, write Professor Keith McVilly

Disability providers unhappy with NDIS pricing

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 20th November 2019 -  A new report warns disability services are under threat without changes to the NDIS pricing system More than half of disability providers fear they won’t be able to offer National
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