ACCOMMODATION NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Affordability of rentals for people with disability hits lowest point

Tags Finance Accommodation Government Posted 2 weeks ago by Anna Christian

Statistics from social advocacy organisation Anglicare Australia have shown only 51 rentals in the whole of Australia... Read more

Disability supports have changed to a model of empowering, not limiting individuals

Tags NDIS Health and Wellbeing Accommodation Posted 3 weeks ago

SPONSORED STORY - When it comes to disability services, David Cunningham is passionate about being an empowered... Read more

Exploring custom-built accessible housing to support NDIS participants

Tags NDIS Accommodation Posted 1 month ago

SPONSORED STORY - A new approach to building housing which meets the individual needs of people with disability is being... Read more

Campaign aims to bring long wait for NDIS housing down to ten days

Tags NDIS Finance Accommodation Government Posted 2 months ago by Anna Christian

Thousands of people with disability are waiting far too long for approval for the housing they need, causing stress and... Read more

Hundreds of younger people with disability still living in nursing homes as deadlines approach

Tags NDIS Accommodation Research Industry Government Posted 3 months ago by Anna Christian

A newly released report shows the Government is still short of its target to have no one younger than 45 living in... Read more

Accessible housing design to only be used across half of Australia

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Industry Government Posted 5 months ago by Anna Christian

Thousands of people will be denied choice in where they live as half of Australia’s States choose to opt out of a... Read more

Domestic violence resources developed for women with disability

Tags Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Accommodation Posted 5 months ago by Anna Christian

An international campaign, running from 25 November to 10 December, has been boosted by the release of Australian... Read more

Disability Gateway website received positively by advocacy groups

Tags NDIS Conditions Therapies Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Mental Health Employment Accommodation Transport Government Posted 8 months ago by Anna Christian

Key advocacy groups believe a website designed to provide information about support to people with disability could be a... Read more

Rental crisis for disability care workers worsened by COVID-19

Tags Accommodation Research Industry Posted 9 months ago by Liz Alderslade

Rental affordability for COVID-19 essential staff is in crisis with workers, including the disability support workforce,... Read more

Senate supports inquiry into Disability Support Pension

Tags NDIS Finance Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Accommodation Royal Commission Posted 11 months ago by Jesse Neill

The experiences of people trying to access the Disability Support Pension (DSP) are set to be examined as part of a... Read more

New guidelines to ensure all new housing accessible for people with disability

Tags Accessibility Accommodation Government Posted 1 year ago by Liz Alderslade

People with disability will no longer struggle to find accessible houses in the future due to new mandatory housing... Read more

Report shows rapid but not equal growth in Specialist Disability Accommodation in Australia

Tags NDIS Accommodation Posted 1 year ago

The growth of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) in Australia is promising but still behind demand, according to... Read more

NDIS yet to solve disability accommodation shortage for Victorians

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 1 year ago

For many Victorians with disability, the right to choose where they live and who they live with is so constrained that... Read more

New funding and support strategy for younger people living in aged care

Tags Accommodation Industry Posted 1 year ago

The Federal Government has announced $10.6 million to fund a new strategy for reducing the number of younger people with... Read more

Baptist Care SA, accommodating client needs in housing

Tags Accommodation Posted 1 year ago

SPONSORED STORY – Everyone deserves a comfortable, safe place to live. It is usually the first step in their journey... Read more

Supported residential living offers people with disability independence

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

SPONSORED STORY: People living with disability want independence and support when they need it, but have previously told... Read more

New SDA rules allow greater flexibility and choice

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

Changes announced this week by the Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Stuart Robert, allow... Read more

NDIS supported living arrangements need urgent overhaul

Tags NDIS User Stories Accessibility Accommodation Research Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

Urgent changes need to be made to help support National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants to live... Read more

A chronic shortage of affordable private rentals leaving people with disability behind

Tags Finance Accessibility Accommodation Research Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca St Clair

The 2020 Anglicare Australia Rental Affordability Snapshot has revealed a chronic shortage of affordable private rentals... Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: People with disability deserve the right to live independently

Tags NDIS Accommodation Posted 2 years ago by Liz Alderslade

The last three days of the Royal Commission into the Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with... Read more

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