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Mealtime Support For People With A Disability

Mealtime is an important experience for everyone, not only for the act of consuming food and nourishing the body, but also as an opportunity for everyone of all abilities to engage in social interactions enjoyed over a meal and the emotional support and connection...

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Pre-Work Screening Test for NDIS Workers

Queensland Government Joins National Pre-Work Screening System The Queensland government announced earlier this month that they have joined a national pre-work screening system ahead of the state’s transition to the NDIS Scheme.  These reforms will bring Queensland...

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Disability Car Park Offenders

Demerit Points on the cards for those who illegally park in Disabled Spaces For those who illegally park in disability car parking spaces, the loss of demerit points will also be felt alongside a fine if the State Government pushes ahead with recent considerations....

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Cross Border Politics

Learning Specialist School restricted access due to location of Family The Canberra Times this week has reported on a child (aged 12) who is not able to access the school services she needs because her family is in the wrong location. Molly’s parents plans have...

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The NDIS: 12 Months On in Dubbo

12 Months into the Scheme, and Dubbo is reaping the rewards The National Disability Insurance Scheme was introduced in Dubbo twelve months ago and the region is feeling positive and optimistic about the benefits the community has received “The NSW economy...

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The Cost of Mission

NDIS Funding & The Affordability of Disability Services An article recently posted  ‘The Cost Of Mission’ discusses the issue of affordability of providing services against the funding that is on offer from the National Disability Insurance Agency...

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Restrictive Practices under NDIS

Quality and Safeguarding under NDIS Providers are obligated to take all reasonable steps to facilitate the development of a Behaviour Support Plan when it becomes apparent that a participant they are working with has complex behaviour support needs or that a...

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The NDIS: Will it Stack Up?

The NDIS and What Will It Mean? The disability sector used to be described as underfunded, unfair, fragmented and inefficient. As the NDIS now rolls out across Australia, why are we still hearing the same phrases? Any system that supports people in my opinion will...

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