Topic: News

News 31 August 2016
NDIS myplace portal explained

On the same day the NDIS began full transition a new payment portal, myplace was released. It’s been getting some pretty bad press since then, here’s why.

News 30 August 2016
Australia’s first disability research hub

A new research hub is breaking new ground in providing up to date research for both people with disability, their families and carers and service providers.

News 22 August 2016
Counting down to the Paralympics

With only 15 days to go we are counting down to cheer on Australia’s Paralympic athletes in Rio.

News 16 August 2016
The NDIS is a saviour – Jacinta’s story

Yes it was a big leap of faith, but over the past two years the NDIS has been nothing short of life changing for 19-year old Jacinta and her family. We spoke to Jacinta’s mum Kylie.

News 9 August 2016
Calling all NDIS Champions

People with disability aren’t asked often enough to provide information about the NDIS. That’s why AFDO is looking for 30 people with disabilities to become NDIS Champions.

News 29 July 2016
Difference not a disability: Paul Pritchard’s story

Paul Pritchard is a world famous free climber and an award-winning writer, inspiring adventurers worldwide. But in 1998 his fate took a turn.

News 22 July 2016
Helping people achieve and winning big along the way

Helping People Achieve is a Darwin based non-government disability service provider. They have been breaking barriers since 1963, and have just become the first charity to win the Telstra Northern Territory Business of the Year Award.

News 19 July 2016
Preparing for the NDIS

Planning for the NDIS can be daunting. It’s not easy to sit down and think about what you want out of life. Here’s a handy tool that may help.

News 8 July 2016
We are one, but we are many

It’s been a week since Australia celebrated the roll out of the NDIS beyond the trial sites. The day was celebrated right across the country, in many different ways.

News 5 July 2016
Election 2016 – what’s next for the NDIS?

There’s no clear winner yet in the Federal Election, but plenty of new faces in Parliament.