ACCOMMODATION NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Disability Gateway website received positively by advocacy groups

Tags NDIS Conditions Therapies Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Mental Health Employment Accommodation Transport Government Posted 2 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 3 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 6 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 6 months 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 10 months 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 11 months 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 1 year 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 1 year ago by Liz Alderslade

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

ROYAL COMMISSION: Strict rules and inconsistent care

Tags NDIS Accommodation Advice Research Posted 1 year ago by Liz Alderslade

The third sitting of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability... Read more

Government strengthens Younger People in Residential Aged Care Action Plan target

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 2 years ago by Liz Alderslade

Following the release of the Aged Care Royal Commission Interim Report, the Government has responded to the issue of... Read more

Younger people with disability need to be removed from aged care

Tags NDIS Accommodation Posted 2 years ago by Liz Alderslade

The Interim Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has recommended the removal of all... Read more

Fearless Australians with disability hit the big screen

Tags Conditions User Stories Education Accessibility Employment Accommodation Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

Television series, Fearless Films, is returning for a second season, turning its focus to smashing stereotypes of... Read more

Report shares experiences of Australians with disability

Tags Education Mental Health Employment Accommodation Research Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

The first comprehensive report of its kind by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has shared the... Read more

Research hub to develop ‘smart home’ technology for disability

Tags Accessibility Accommodation Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

A new research hub will be established in Victoria to develop personalised ‘smart home’ technology for people with... Read more

NDIS under inquiry microscope

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 2 years ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be placed under the microscope during three new inquiries into... Read more