Talking Disability


NDIS ‘error’ outrages autism community

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A ‘mistake’ to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) eligibility requirements has caused an uproar amon…

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Hop write to it ... applications for Write-ability Fellowships open!

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An award winning program supporting the skills and development of writers with disability in Victoria is fielding app…

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NDIS issues cause Australia’s oldest service provider to seek merger

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The oldest service providers for children who are deaf or hearing impaired in the country and state of South Australi…

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Autism-friendly school provides safe environment for students

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A school dedicated to teaching students with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has opened its doors in Queensland.

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People with Disability Australia recognised at Sydney Mardi Gras Awards

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People with Disability Australia (PWDA) have taken home two accolades at the 2018 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras A…

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Online resource launched to help Queenslanders understand their rights

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A new online resource presented in partnership with Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia (ADA) and Legal Aid Queens…

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Federal Budget’s disability funding commitments warmly welcomed

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Last night’s 2018-19 Federal Budget announcement has highlighted Government initiatives and funding allocations acr…

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Government funds projects targeting hard-to-reach communities

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A significant funding grant by the Federal Government will help the nation become more inclusive for people with disa…

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University study shines light on NDIS consumer feedback

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A new report by the National Institute of Labour Studies (NILS), at South Australia’s Flinders University has foun…

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Victorian Government recognises importance of social services

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The Victorian Government has announced a new initiative that will improve the social service industry, by growing the…

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Legacy of Stella Young acknowledged through arts award

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An inaugural award named after the late Stella Young will recognise young Australian artists with disability.

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Advocates call for hang-up on new NDIA call centre contract

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Concerns have begun to arise following an announcement by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) that it has…

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Program aimed at empowerment, a success in Mildura

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A Victorian program is helping people living with disability take control of their lives.

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Concerns after Medicare levy increase to fund NDIS scrapped

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An announcement by the Turnbull Government to scrap the Medicare levy increase used to fund the National Disability I…

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Flexibility aids future success for young people with autism

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A university research group, conducted as part of a new research program in Western Australia, has found that parents…

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AMA take aim at NDIS

1 month ago

A number of key concerns and considerations relating to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) have been lai…

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New app puts the Gold Coast accessibility at your fingertips

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Technology is once again leading the way in disability support with the announcement of a new app, which aims to help…

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Carers given the key to unlock Changing Places

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Western Australia is leading the way in accessibility following the launch of a new initiative which will unlock acce…

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More ICT means more jobs for people with disability

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Vision Australia, with the support of 25 other disability advocacy groups, organisations and peak bodies, is working …

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DPS' disability game-changer is ready and set to LAUNCH!

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A new, national and game-changing online disability support directory, developed by consumers and for consumers has b…

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