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Ten coronavirus cases confirmed in Aruma group home in Melbourne's northern suburbs

07 August 2020

One of Australia's largest disability service providers has confirmed three residents and seven staff in a Victorian group home have tested positive to COVID-19.

NDIS makes it easier for participants to get face masks

07 August 2020

National Disability Insurance Scheme participants in New South Wales and Victoria who rely on face-to-face supports will now be able to use NDIS funding to buy masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE), the federal government has announced.

Is the NDIS prepared for the surge of post-COVID disability?

07 August 2020

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the virus’ high recovery rate was often touted as a source of hope in an increasingly negative news cycle. But as the weeks have morphed into months, one thing that has become increasingly clear is that a large cohort of people with virus neither recover nor pass away: they simply stay sick.

NDIS Digital Marketplace Coming Soon

17 December 2019

As a means to boost NDIS participant access to more provider services as well as helping providers enter the market, the NDIS Minister, Stuart Robert has announced that the highly anticipated NDIS Digital Marketplace will be released in early 2020.

A $537 Million Pledge To Improve Aged Care

17 December 2019

PM Scott Morrison has announced that $537 million will be invested into improving the standards of aged-care for participants, with more focus placed on better training for carers, monitoring medication, reducing wait times for home care packages and removing people with disability who are too young from Aged-Care facilities.

The Benefits Of Dance

17 December 2019

Performers from this North Queensland based dance group, Strictly Wheelchair of the Mackay Eisteddfod, share their experiences and talk about the physical and social benefits of wheelchair dancing. The group’s success has soared from a showcase performance in 2018 to participating as competitors for 2019.

Centre For Future Work Report On Graduate Jobs

11 November 2019

A report by the Centre for Future Work provides statistics relating to Australian university graduates and the obstacles they encounter when seeking work. On the horizon, it can be noted there are expectations that careers in Health and Disability Care will increase by as much as 250,000 by the year 2023, continuing to be the largest percentage of all roles in Australia.

Microsoft AI For Accessibility Grants Fund Innovative Ideas Supporting People With Disability

21 October 2019

The grants program is investing in a number of apps and services developed for the purpose of improving accessibility for people with a disability.

How NDIS Funding Supports SA Mum

18 October 2019

Krystal Matthews shares how receiving NDIS support has benefited her, funding the underwater immersion therapy that helps her to walk and providing her with additional support as she raises her newborn daughter, Zara.

Morrison Government Assists Businesses With NDIS Transition Assistance Funding

18 October 2019

Up to $8.8 million worth of grants will be invested into the second round of NDIS Transition Assistance Funding. The Morrison Government continues to work towards reinforcing the NDIS provider market as a means to increase employment opportunities within the sector and ensure high quality support.