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Let’s be honest, there’s more wrong with the NDIS than just ‘teething problems’

It’s widely known there are significant problems with the way the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is operating. These problems have been reported at regular intervals over the past few months. While we should expect hiccups with any large-scale social reform, we need to ensure we are

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Care Central Expo’17

Care Central Expo’17 for People with disability, Aged Care Seniors, families and carers.

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Disability Awareness & Post School Options Expo

Come join us at the Disability Awareness Expo this year at the Sleeman Sports Complex, Chandler on 14th September.   Free Entry and over 60 service providers to help you with your NDIS planning.   Don’t forget when the NDIS rolls out in 2018 in Brisbane YOUwill

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NDIS, What do we know?

REDLAND DISABILITY NETWORK We’re conducting a short survey and your input would be appreciated. It is important that we collect this information, to enable us to serve you better as a Network group.  We want to be prepared for the NDIS roll out in Redlands in 2018.

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Consumers with disability

  This information is worth sharing, provided by ACCC When you pay for a product or service yourself, as an NDIS participant, or through your state or territory’s disability support system – you have consumer rights. These resources from Australia’s consumer protection agencies are designed to help

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NDIS Rollout has arrived

A message below from John Della Bosca from Every Australian Counts. I’d like to share a story with you. Quite some time ago now, when I was a state minister for disability, I met a widower in his late 70s. He was the sole carer of his daughter

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Disability funding reform ‘disappoints’ ethnic communities

People from non-English speaking backgrounds say the National Disability Insurance Scheme does not address their needs. Article by By   Stefan Armbruster A radical $22 billion reform of disability services across Australia has largely failed to engage people from non-English speaking backgrounds. The roll-out for the full

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Are you NDIS ready?

Queensland Aged and Disability Advocacy (QADA) Inc. Published: 19 May 2016 As many of you are aware, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will progressively roll out across Queensland over the next three years. The rollout will begin from the 1st July 2016, starting in Townsville, Hinchinbrook,

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DoSomething Day

DoSomething Day: Volunteer sailing program helps get people with a disability onto the water May 27, 2016 12:32pm Maryanne Taouk    NewsLocal Do Something Day DoSomething Day’s official website DoSomething near you Sandra Sully backs DoSomething Day Your Local Club WATCHING Alyse Saxby deftly sail her small

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Disability Support Network President calls for access plan

Rachel Lang | 18th May 2016 5:00 PM MATT McCracken is asking one question – why not? Purely by accident the president of the Caboolture Disability Support Network discovered that Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) doesn’t have an accessibility plan – and he wants to see that

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