INDUSTRY NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Purple spotlight to shine on global landmarks this International Day of People with Disability

Tags Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 1 day ago

Iconic buildings around the world will glow purple on 3 December to celebrate and put a spotlight on the economic con… Read more

MS Australia announces the appointment of new CEO

Tags Noticeboard Industry Posted 2 weeks ago

The Board of MS Australia has announced Mr Rohan Greenland as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Office… Read more

New educational video highlights role of occupational therapists ahead of National OT Week

Tags Conditions Therapies Industry Posted 1 month ago

A new educational video highlighting the work of occupational therapists has been released by National Disability Ins… Read more

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

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

In a time of strict regulation, OnePassport® Immunise simplifies record keeping

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SPONSORED STORY - The current COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone, but none more so than those who are vulnerable… Read more

Disability workers face uncertainty and risk of illness due to COVID-19, survey says

Tags Finance Accessibility Mental Health Research Industry Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

A new national survey of Disability Support Workers (DSWs) has found that workers are facing financial hardship, unce… Read more

Disability sector grant recipients announced

Tags Noticeboard Industry Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

National social enterprise Community Business Bureau (CBB) has announced the first round of recipients to receive up … Read more

Care Huddles – a tool to improve communication and support team building

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 4 months ago

OPINION - Care huddles are a structured process for teams to communicate about client care, share information, and de… Read more

JobTrainer may have potential to boost disability workforce

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Industry Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Federal Government has announced a new skills investment program called JobTrainer as part of its coronavirus mea… Read more

Hearing your customer

Tags NDIS Education Accessibility Industry Posted 5 months ago

OPINION - As we progress with consumer choice in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) it is increasingly i… Read more

First stages of post-COVID-19 NDIS as temporary measures set to end

Tags NDIS Accessibility Industry Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Some of the temporary measures put in place by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to help ease the burde… Read more

The importance of record keeping and information management for NDIS providers

Tags NDIS Advice Industry Posted 6 months ago

OPINION - Records are an important part of making sure information is available when it is needed but it is often ove… Read more

COVID-19 contract, lease and consumer law considerations for NDIS Providers

Tags NDIS Employment Advice Industry Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

OPINION - COVID-19 has created a number of regulatory and other legal issues that impact NDIS providers. Read more

COVID-19 employment considerations for NDIS providers

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 7 months ago

OPINION PIECE - The COVID-19 pandemic has placed immense strain on the economy and raises complex legal problems for … Read more

New measures to support participants and providers during COVID-19

Tags NDIS Accessibility Industry Posted 8 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

New measures have been announced to ensure support is in place for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) partic… Read more

Disability Royal Commission suspended due to COVID-19

Tags Education Accessibility Industry Posted 8 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has, until further noti… Read more

$85 million grant round opens to help Australians with disability

Tags NDIS Accessibility Industry Posted 8 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Australians living with a disability are set to benefit from new funding to increase community participation, after t… Read more

New NDIS data demonstrates a drop in wait times

Tags NDIS Accessibility Industry Posted 9 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Data released this week as a part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s (NDIS) Quarterly Report shows that … Read more

Businesses awarded grants to help build the NDIS provider market

Tags NDIS Finance Industry Posted 9 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

446 businesses across Australia will share in approximately $9 million of funding from the Government to help their t… Read more

What disability providers need to know about the Royal Commission

Tags Advice Industry Posted 10 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability continues in 2020 with … Read more