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Disability Sector Calls For $220 Million Industry Investment Fund

21 November 2018

New research from National Disability Services (NDS) reveals three quarters of disability service providers believed the NDIS is not working well. NDS CEO Chris Tanti calls on the government to urgently invest $220 million into the sector through an Industry Investment Fund.

Call for more disability support for WA’s regional areas

20 November 2018

The disability sector hopes that more support for WA regional and remote areas will be reflected in the yet to be developed State Disability Plan.

Kurt Fearnley named NSW Australian of the Year 2019

12 November 2018

Three-time Paralympic gold medallist Kurt Fearnley has been named the 2019 NSW Australian of the Year.

‘Star Blast’ junior league opens the door for children with a disability

31 October 2018

Star Blast, a new junior league in Perth, provides cricketing opportunities for children with a disability through an integrated pathway model.

Burnie workshop assists people with a disability to develop business plans

19 October 2018

A five-day workshop for people with a disability interested in owning a business was recently run at the the Cradle Coast Authority.

Growing demand for disability workers

16 October 2018

The Disability Trust CEO Ed Birt advises that one in five jobs over the next five years will be in the disability sector to keep up with the massive growth under the NDIS.

Beloved disability advocate and actor Quentin Kenihan passed away

07 October 2018

Quentin Kenihan, an actor and advocate for people with disabilities, has passed away at the age of 43.

NDIS funding issues in bush

02 October 2018

The pricing framework for the NDIS means provision of funds for services to rural WA remains inadequate.

Improving the Ethics of Disability Care

26 September 2018

A new VIC government training program puts ethics at the heart of disability care.

Finalists announced in national community sector awards

25 September 2018

The finalists for the 2018 HESTA Community Sector Awards have been announced. The Awards ceremony will be held on 29 October 2018.