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A new approach to carer services

May 20 2019

A new network of Regional Delivery Partners (RDPs) to help carers access new and improved services will be established across Australia in September. The network is …

A caring mindset that makes a difference

May 08 2019

Today, Jennene’s schedule is packed as it has been for the last 20 years. Right now, however, she is sitting here talking about herself. The first …

Awareness through art in Paddington

Apr 18 2019

Paddington artist Hayley Marrs draws on deeply personal experiences to inspire her craft. Her passion for art was sparked by a photography course taken through TAFE …

Budget 2019: what it means for carers

Apr 05 2019

The 2019-20 Federal Budget, delivered on Tuesday 2 April, contains measures across carer services, aged care, health and – to a much lesser extent – income …

Chris is reaching new heights

Apr 04 2019

For 27 year old Christopher Curran, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has meant he is well on his way to achieving his mountain climbing goal. …

Support for carers from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds

Mar 26 2019

Carers Queensland is committed to supporting all carers. We recognise that some carers face additional barriers in accessing supports that can assist them and the people …

Connecting families with the NDIS

Mar 25 2019

Sandgate local Holly Reedman is blown away by the support she is receiving through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Born profoundly deaf, Holly successfully underwent …

New services for carers coming in 2019

Mar 22 2019

The Australian Government is rolling out a range of new early-intervention services and supports for carers in late 2019. These new services have been designed based …

Elizabeth uses strong work ethic to find success

Mar 18 2019

If a strong work ethic is the key to getting ahead, Elizabeth from Yeppoon will go a long way. Elizabeth will be 20 next birthday and …

What’s on: read our latest news

Mar 08 2019

Welcome to our monthly e-newsletter , where you will find all the latest news and information that’s important to you, your family, or your workplace.

New career skills and a busy calendar: Linda’s first year using the NDIS

Mar 07 2019

Linda from Rockhampton was one of the first Central Queenslanders to start using the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Now 12 months into the new system …

The NDIS a ‘game changer’ for Brisbane family

Feb 19 2019

For Brisbane mother Jody, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has opened the door to a world of opportunities for son Michael, 9, who has multiple …