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Oct 17
NDIS gets new CEO

The Agency responsible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has managed…

Oct 01
All the Healthcare the NDIS Will Now Fund From Today

As of today, the National Disability Insurance Scheme will now fund healthcare…

Sep 26
Is this accessible interim accommodation better than some permanent housing?

Summer Foundation has unveiled a prototype for accessible interim accommodation in…

Sep 02
Sex, technology and disability – it’s complicated

Phillippa Carnemolla, University of Technology Sydney People living with disability…

Aug 14
Finally, the NDIS will fund sex therapy. But it should cover sex workers too

Matthew Yau, James Cook University The Administrative Appeals Tribunal recently…

Aug 01
Government gives out $19.5m to help people with disability find work – Here’s who got the money

The Federal Government has given out $19.5m in grants to 64 organisations. The purpose…

Jul 04
How to improve the NDIS for people who have an intellectual disability as well as a mental illness

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) began a full national rollout in July,…

Jul 01
NDIS bows to pressure, funds health services

Since before the National Disability Insurance Scheme had even come into existence,…

Jun 21
Children with autism may use memory differently. Understanding this could help us teach them

This article is by John Munro, Australian Catholic University Around one in every 70…

Jun 14
Here’s what needs to happen to get the NDIS back on track

More than 277,000 people have already benefited from the NDIS, but there’s room to…

Jun 05
Why Aboriginal voices need to be front and centre in the disability Royal Commission

Australia sees higher rates of disability in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…

Jun 04
Some diseases, like mine, deteriorate rapidly – disability services need to keep up

The NDIS is failing to cater for the changing symptoms and short life expectancy of…

Apr 24
Why you should never assume anything about people with autism by Luke Beardon

Daryl Hannah has been open about her autism. World Travel and Tourism, CC BY Luke…

Apr 23
Expecting autistic people to ‘fit in’ is cruel and unproductive; value us for our strengths by Peter Sun San Wong

It takes all sorts: workplaces can harness as strengths the differences that usually…

Feb 20
Announcement: Care Provider of the Year Awards Winners

Your Care Providers of the Year are here! The reviews are in, the votes have been…

Dec 31
How to increase your NDIS funding

NDIS funding can be a bit of a mystery box. Opaque systems and processes along with…

Dec 21
How to get care supports over the holidays

The holidays are a time for celebrating. A time to take time out, relax and revive.…

Dec 06
Provider of the Year Awards 2018

As we come to the end of 2018, it is important that we recognise the challenges we…

Nov 20
Your Voice: Community rejects Commbank’s NDIS plan

The Commonwealth Bank’s plan to put NDIS participant plans on their blockchain…

Nov 16
Government backs down from MyHealthRecord Deadline (Again)

The Federal Government has made an eleventh hour back down from the latest…