What people with disability need to know about the Federal Budget (2023 – ‘24)

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The Federal Government Budget was delivered by Treasurer Jim Chalmers and several announcements will be of particular... Read more

Disabilities not supported by the NDIS

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If you’re wondering whether your disability is covered by the NDIS, this article will list a number of conditions... Read more

What disaster assistance is there for people with disability?

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Floods and bushfires have been a major feature of the past few years in Australia and can put people with disability in very... Read more

What is the difference between support coordination and plan management?

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When you get approved for a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan, you may be wondering who can help in your journey... Read more

What is the Disability Support for Older Australians (DSOA) Program?

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The Disability Support for Older Australians (DSOA) Program is a closed scheme that provides care and services to people... Read more

Access and rights for people with vision impairment

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A recent complaint to the Australian Human Rights Commission has brought up the issue of Government processes not always... Read more

How does recent inflation impact you?

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As Australia is beginning to feel the effects of inflation, you will likely see an increase in daily expenses. ... Read more

Australia’s Disability Strategy – what it means for you

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A new vision has been created to replace the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020, which will affect the lives of all Australians... Read more

What does the Primary Health Care Ten-Year Plan mean for you?

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Changes are coming to the primary health care system as part of the latest plan for health reform, and these changes could... Read more

What you need to know this tax time

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30 June marks the end of the financial year, which means tax returns will soon be due. ... Read more

Accessing disability support without NDIS funding

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Only about 10 percent of Australians with disability are actually National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants.... Read more

How are employment services changing?

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Changes will soon be made to Australian Government employment services, including where job seekers access information and... Read more

How does disability support work in the justice system?

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People come into contact with the criminal justice system for many different reasons and often need support during their... Read more

Tips for accessing mental health treatment plans

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Mental health treatment plans can help you to address worry, stress, sadness and potential crises in your life before they... Read more

Voluntary assisted dying – what you need to know

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If you have a terminal illness there are now laws around how you can get help to die on your own terms, when you choose and... Read more