Topic: News

News 28 August 2015
NDIS video and FAQ out now

Check out the fully captioned video of last month’s Every Australian Counts Kick Off event in NSW, which was live-streamed across Australia.

News 18 August 2015
At home with Michael, Josh and Fraser

In Newcastle three families have pooled their resources and set up a house for their adult sons, which is supported by workers paid for by the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

News 13 August 2015
Improvements for Jace thanks to NDIS early intervention

In July three-year old Jace Kirby and his family became the first South Australians to use a new early intervention service for children with autism funded under the NDIS. The results have been significant.

News 6 August 2015
Ticket to work a ticket to life

An employment initiative for teenagers with disability is training a whole generation of baristas, chefs, gardeners, photographers, and designers… to name a few!

News 5 August 2015
Countdown’s begun to the 2015 National Disability Awards

Know someone who’s making an amazing difference in the disability sector? Now’s your chance to show how much you appreciate them.

News 3 August 2015
8 brilliant new accessibility inventions

Every wondered what smart glasses could look like or how you could make your computer entirely hands free?

News 28 July 2015
NDIS focus for major desert festival

Held from 31 July – 5 August 2015 in Tennant Creek, the Annual Desert Harmony Festival is an action packed celebration of community, music, food and art, which this year celebrates disability and the NDIS.

News 24 July 2015
Every Australian has a right to work

Access to jobs is one of the most important human rights issues people with disability face according to a national survey by the Australian Human Rights Commission.

News 21 July 2015
#goaussies: Australian Special Olympians head to LA

Good luck to Australia’s Special Olympics team heading off to Los Angeles this week for the World Summer Games.

News 16 July 2015
Exciting times ahead: lessons from the NDIS trial sites

It’s two years since the National Disability Scheme (NDIS) trial site started in the Hunter and a year after it kicked off in the ACT, so we spoke to one of the large disability providers in both trial sites to find out how they think it’s going and what they’ve learned so far.