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NDIS: WA looks to join national disability scheme rollout, but sticking points remain

26 November 2017

Thousands of people with disabilities in Western Australia are set to wait weeks longer for the future of the NDIS to become clear.

Teen creates video game for people to understand his every day life with autism

08 November 2017

Australian teenager Brad is making his mark in the gaming world by creating the video game, An Aspie Life, to reflect on his life experience as a young person living with autism.

Community heroes receive top honours at national awards

25 October 2017

HESTA, sponsor of NDP's Learning Hub, recently recognised those who displayed outstanding leadership in addressing social justice in their communities, and developing services that promote equality.

Major changes ahead for disability support

18 October 2017

Disability support services will undergo a major shake-up as the federal agency responsible tries to improve the experience of participants and providers.

NDIS hiring generates job growth

07 October 2017

An analysis by economists and JPMorgan shows that virtually all the rise in employment growth this year is accounted for by women in the healthcare sector, with the NDIS by far the largest employer.

Dyslexia tackled as Mitchell Shire Council buys special books

03 October 2017

In what is being heralded an Australian first, Mitchell Shire Council has invested $5,000 towards books for people with dyslexia.

Meet the retirees who have raised 18 guide dog puppies

02 October 2017

After losing their family pet 15 years ago, Ian and Eileen Henderson channelled their love of animals into raising guide dogs for the visually impaired.

Dance For Abilities social night

29 September 2017

Dance For Abilities social night gives people with an intellectual disability 'a safe house' to party.

NDIS' virtual assistant Nadia, voiced by Cate Blanchett, stalls

27 September 2017

The "Nadia Project", which aims to launch a virtual assistant to help people navigate the NDIS has stalled, amid concerns over the census and 'robo-debt' bungles.

Want a job? Here's where to find it

22 September 2017

The latest jobs figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicated the healthcare sector as the fastest growing employment industry.