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NDIS supports help Rita get back to work

May 27 2020

Rita Cherti’s renewed focus on health and fitness has enabled her to start looking for a new job thanks to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). While Rita always had …

‘Disability in our community is many things’ – the life and stories of Uncle Willie Prince

May 26 2020

Uncle Willie Prince was born on the Aboriginal mission of Cherbourg on Waka Waka country in 1960. “It was a time when the government of the day looked after and …

Gyl finding social and professional goals a breeze with NDIS supports

May 26 2020

After a breast cancer diagnosis six years ago and subsequent spinal surgery, Gyl Stacey decided to re-evaluate her life and career. Gyl, from Capalaba, is using her experiences to contribute …

Liam is enjoying the great outdoors more with NDIS supports

May 25 2020

Liam* finds it easy to get around a work site as an engineer, relaxing at the beach or going camping, thanks to prosthetics funded through the National Disability Insurance Scheme …

Communication the key for Tashi

May 22 2020

With support from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), 12-year-old Tashi Robinson, who has Down syndrome, is improving his communication skills and building his confidence. “Tashi’s goals were to build …

Survey of family and friend carers reveals them doing it very tough during COVID-19 pandemic

May 22 2020

“A survey of family and friend carers conducted by the Caring Fairly campaign has revealed that, while the coronavirus and its consequences have impacted negatively on many Australians, family and …

Lifelong learning the goal for Eleni

May 21 2020

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides Milton local Eleni Seitis, with the support to continue her studies and access her community. Eleni is passionate about education and is currently …

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May 20 2020

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Funding to support carers of people with mental illness during the pandemic appreciated

May 19 2020

“The Government’s announcement on Friday that $3.5 million will be available to support family and friend mental health carers under the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan is …

Sporty Sean making his dreams come true

May 19 2020

Sean Kendrick may be a young Queensland cricket sensation, but it is his success in other sports including running, swimming and triathlon where he is also thriving thanks to supports …

New prosthetics help Louise return to the beach

May 18 2020

When Louise McNeil was 22, a traumatic accident abroad led to the elective amputation of her leg. “When I was a younger person, I was travelling with friends in Italy,” …

From the gym to the garage – Australia’s Paralympic stars continue their preparation at home

May 15 2020

When the first cases of COVID-19 were reported on Australian shores, Brisbane based wheelchair rugby player Mick Ozanne was training hard in preparation for the 2020 Paralympic Games, due to …