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Your unknown footprint

I was dining at home with friends on Friday evening, and we got chatting about life and things we had done. I then mentioned that possibly each of us have left our footprint on someone’s life without ever knowing it. This is my story.  When I started

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ILC (Information, Linkage & Capacity Building)

NDIS are running a consulation session for people with disability, families and carers in Brisbane on Monday the 18th of April from 10am until 1pm. They are interested in everyone’s feedback. They want to hear from people with disability, families and carers, as well as people who work in

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Recognition Awards

Every year we hold the Recognition awards for people with disability as a main feature of our Disability Awareness Expo, and this year will be no different. The Awards have been sponsored this year by the Department of Communities, and the ceremony will be officially opened at 1pm

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Carer forums

Another carer forum is being held at Ipswich sponsored by Community Respite & Carelink on Thursday 31st July 2014. Our television program is in the process of being prepared and knowing what the special needs community would like to see is very important to us and we

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OPSO Media Awards

Life Times OPSO Media Awards cover items published from 21 August 2012 to 20 October 2013 DO YOU THINK THE COMMUNITY GIVES OLDER PEOPLE A FAIR GO? We invite you to help us identify the media portraying older people positively – you can do this by entering

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$1 billion to start NDIS

NDIS I support

$1 billion to start NDIS announced in Federal Budget The Every Australian Counts campaign welcomes the historic 2012 Budget announcement allocating $1 billion over the next four years to launch the National Disability Insurance Schem The Budget allocation includes $342.5 million over three years for individualised packages

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Thought for the Day

I grew up with practical parents. A mother, God love her, who washed aluminum foil after she cooked in it, then reused it. She was the original recycle queen, before they had a name for it… A father who was happier getting old shoes fixed than buying

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World Autism Awareness Day

Autism Day

Countries across the globe celebrate World Autism Awareness Day today by lighting up their landmarks in blue. Formally declared on December 18, 2007 by the United Nations, today (April 2nd) is World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD). Across the globe, organisations recognise WAAD through the annual Shine a

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Changes to Aged Care and Rights of Older People Public Forum

The Australian Pensioners’ and Superannuants’ League, Qld Inc. (APSL) is a voluntary support, referral, information and advocacy group.  They will be holding a public Forum at Kurilpa Hall, 174 Boundary Street, West End at 9.30am Morning Tea, Forum 10am to 12.30pm. The forum will look at what

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