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New data shows 15% increase in number of city dwellers making move to regional and rural communities causing ongoing challenges
State of Disability Sector survey – growing number of providers predicting losses, looking to NDIS Review for improved conditions
Launceston women to discover new careers in disability
Compulsory dementia education as important as pay rise for aged care workers
GROW Australia appoints new Board Chair
What it’s like to be a carer in NZs struggling disability sector
Disability sector puts Big Business and Government on notice. Help us deliver largest Disability and NDIS related events Australia has ever seen
NDIS 2.0: new hope
Paediatric palliative care community united in support for children, young people, families, and each other
Australia Day nominations now open
Expression of Interest: Access and Inclusion Reference Group
NSW Opposition’s portable entitlements plan would help prevent disability sector exodus
Approaches to advocacy key to addressing access
Disability workers go backwards on Federal Governments’ watch
Time for us to all do better
Kurt Fearnley to lead NDIA Board
‘They treat you like a person, they ask you what you want’: what NDIS participants value in support workers
Indexation nearly doubles for vital NGOs
ACOSS and ACTU agreement
Initial designs released and plans lodged for Bendigo Art Gallery transformation, project subject to funding
Successful funding for Covid research round announced
Queensland Disability Advisory Council members announced
Simulation stimulation: business benefits of true-to-life role playing
Dementia Action Week starts Monday 19 September
Auditor general highlights vaccine rollout failures
Minister for NDIS holds first ever NDIS Jobs and Skills Forum
Working to boost employment for Australians living with disability
AtWork Australia support secures meaningful work for Kim, while addressing local skills shortages
New report shows critical need for allied health workers, as wait lists grow across country
Mental distress is much worse for people with disabilities, and many health professionals don’t know how to help
New additions to Disability Services Commission Board
Northern Territory launches first Disability Strategy and Action Plan
Government plan to boost health workers
NDIS Quarterly Report: More than 530,000 Australians now supported by NDIS
PSA launches disability care report
Resignation of NDIA Board Chair
How are Australia and New Zealand managing rising COVID winter wave – and is either getting it right?
When is a condition ‘chronic’ and when is it a ‘disability’?
Confused Minister offers no clarity on 50 per cent cut to disability
Inaugural Director appointed for newly established Office of Disability
29,000 younger Australians living with dementia are getting lost between disability services and aged care
Bellimbopinni local takes out rural women’s award
Strategy highlights pathway to reduce infrastructure deficit
Workforce shortages are putting NDIS participants at risk
Group of 65 organisations and experts call for reform to laws that stop people with disability from voting
$9 million to attract workers and build further capacity in WA’s disability sector
Funding announced for new innovative projects to improve lives of people with disability
Morrison Government improving home and living supports for NDIS participants including to SIL