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Anything is possible for Jackie

Oct 17 2019

Alexandra Headlands local, Jacquelyn (Jackie) Wade is so busy it can be difficult to catch her at home, and she loves it! Most mornings, Jackie is up and ready for …

Creativity and business works hand-in-hand for Freya

Oct 16 2019

Running a creative small business while developing her independence skills is all in a day’s work for Freya Toussaint. The 22-year-old from Annerley began ‘Thinking of You Gift’ within the …

Understanding the support available to you when accessing the NDIS

Oct 15 2019

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides support to Australians living with a disability, and ensures they have choice and control over the supports they need to live more independently …

Isolation increases anxiety for carers in Queensland

Oct 14 2019

Isolation increases anxiety for unpaid carers in Queensland, Carers Queensland’s Quality of Life Audit 2019 has revealed. At the launch of National Carers Week in Brisbane last Friday, Jim Toohey, …

Supporting our community to access the NDIS

Oct 14 2019

Carers Queensland is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Local Area Coordination Partner in the Community for the Caboolture/Strathpine region. Our Local Area Coordinators (LACs) have been working and connecting …

Charlie is taking steps toward his future

Oct 10 2019

Eight-year-old Charlie from Morayfield loves school, music and is full of life. He lives with his parents, Arabella and Mick, and his older brother Banjo, and is ready to achieve …

NDIS is creating life-changing independence

Oct 09 2019

Mum Debbie and her daughter Hayley often talk about the positive impact the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has had on their lives. “My mum, Debbie is an inspiration. She …

The life changing effects of the NDIS

Oct 08 2019

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has transformed the lives of Narangba siblings Arabella and Braedon, and their parents. Before the NDIS, the family self-funded most of Arabella and Braedon’s …

Carers celebrated as National Carers Week launches next week

Oct 04 2019

Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers will be recognised and celebrated during National Carers Week 2019 this October. The national campaign will officially launch in Brisbane on Friday 11 October at …

Chris builds his way to independence

Oct 04 2019

Christopher Grant is an aspiring entrepreneur and sportsman who is playing indoor basketball with the Special Olympics team the Logan All Stars. “I am an athlete for the Special Olympics …

Magda pursues photography passion with the NDIS

Oct 03 2019

For Newmarket artist and photographer, Magda Labuda, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides her with the support she needs to continue her professional development. Madga’s passion for art began …

Josh is chasing his documentary dreams with the NDIS

Oct 02 2019

Sandgate local Josh, 23, uses his National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding to pursue his passion for film production. Josh applied for the NDIS when it first rolled out in …