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NDS supports Shorten's social enterprise plan

24 January 2019

The peak body for disability service providers, National Disability Services (NDS) is supporting Bill Shorten's plan to direct government contracts to businesses that employ Australians with disability.

Disability Providers Held Back by Lack of Data

24 January 2019

Peak body National Disability Services (NDS) says that providers need access to more localised data for NDIS supply and demand to ensure market growth.

Game-changing Service for Disability Telecommunication Access Launches

22 January 2019

A new call centre and online resource that provide information on the accessibility features of telecommunications products have been launched.

Greens proposing $1 billion for accessible public spaces

18 January 2019

The Greens are calling for $1 billion to be spent making buildings and public spaces more accessible to disabled people.

Health courses dominate Queensland university offers

16 January 2019

Queensland University students are leaning towards allied health courses due to Australia's ageing population and jobs expected to be created by the NDIS.

Entrepreneurs with disabilities pioneering solutions for others like them

03 January 2019

Australians with disabilities who are struggling to find work are instead coming up with meaningful self-employed ventures.

Books on a sightless teddy and his trusty guide dog show blindness is no barrier to adventure

31 December 2018

The adventures of blind teddy bear Edward and his faithful guide dog Tuesday, penned by author Fran Underhill, are showing young people that a disability is not a handicap.

Site work starts on Australia-first dementia village

17 December 2018

Work starts on Australia-first dementia village backed by industry superfund HESTA.

NSW Government introduces ageing and disability commissioner to 'stamp out' abuse

15 December 2018

NSW will introduce an independent ageing and disability commissioner with powers to issue search warrants and trigger investigations to help "stamp out" abuse.

App Improving Health Outcomes For Wheelchair Users Given $500,000 in Funding

07 December 2018

An innovative sensor app that helps improve health outcomes for wheelchair users has received $500,000 funding, and will be piloted in NSW.