News & Updates
RCS is proud to be an active contributor in the organisation of this years Fresh Futures Markets connecting people with local resources and support for their future!
The market connects attendees with Disability Employment Services, Community Support Services, Volunteering Providers, Post School Options (Education and Training), local businesses and much more. It offers fresh and innovative ideas to assist people planning their futures.
The next phase of quality standards and system for assessing and promoting improvement in the quality of human services is being implemented into the Qld child safety support and community services from 1st July 2015. The Human Services Quality Framework is a...read more
Real Community Services is pleased to announce that on 19 May, the Citizens’ Jury released their report at the National Office in Geelong. The event was organised by People With Disability Australia (PWDA), who delivered the report and the new Democracy...read more
Upcoming events to assist parents, carers and individuals prepare for NDISread more
Exciting News! Queenslanders with a disability getting a voice and service options – as planning for Queensland’s NDIS transition ramps UP!read more
Building Capacity and Inclusion Recently RCS’s Managing Director, Trevor Green, assisted a local family gain access for their teenage son, living with a disability, to participate in the local soccer club within an age group that was suitable to his physical capacity...read more
Amid concerns that the Federal Government has begun to tighten its belt on what is deemed as “reasonable and necessary supports”, due to a FY 2014 budget blowout, the Parliamentary Joint Standing Committee were presented with submissions raising concerns on how government money was spent via the NDISread more
The Centre of Excellence for Clinical Innovation and Behaviour Support oversees the practice reforms arising out of the Disability Services Act amendments by providing guidelines and educative resources, delivering training, promoting a central point of contact for advice and overseeing reporting and recording.read more
Participant Readiness and other CRU Events for 2015. These full day workshops are for people with a disability, their families and supporters who are interested in exploring what they can do to assist people with a disability to be ready for when the NDIS starts in Queensland. Plus a one day forum for sharing stories by and about people with disabilities who have taken their place in their community.read more
The Federal Department of Social Services is halving the number of national disability peak associations that it funds from 13 to 6.read more
Real Community Services is proud to announce that, Rosalie, the daughter of one of our wonderful team, has recently starred in the making of an online “Juiced TV” commercial. Juiced TV is a TV show made by sick kids in hospital, for sick kids in hospital....read more
Calls for inquiry into allegations and the NDIS connection In light of recent allegations that one of Australia’s largest disability Service Providers failed to act on reports of carers who sexually assaulted vulnerable individuals in their care, the Victorian...read more