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Supporting our community to access the NDIS

Dec 10 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 …

Mother and daughter duo share their life-changing NDIS experience

Dec 09 2019

For 25-year-old Kate and her mother, Theresa, the Nation Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has changed their lives. Kate’s a passionate performer, and with support from the NDIS, she is working …

Hoyts Australia gives carers cheaper movie tickets in 2020

Dec 06 2019

Hoyts Australia renews its cinema concession offer for carers Hoyts Australia has renewed its agreement to offer a discount to carers who attend movie sessions with the person they care …

Bryden is using his skills to mentor children with disabilities

Dec 05 2019

When 21-year-old Bryden applied for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in 2018, his goal was to increase his independence and build his social skills. This year, Bryden, who has …

All smiles as Sommer receives NDIS support

Dec 04 2019

With support from the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Varsity Lakes local Sommer Buckley is building her independence, meeting new people, and safely accessing her community. Sommer, who has Down syndrome, …

Sophia is seeing the sights

Dec 03 2019

After a recent move from Brisbane to the Gold Coast, Sophia, 26, has been exploring her new community with her team of support workers, funded by the National Disability Insurance …

Nathalie is improving everyday with the NDIS

Dec 02 2019

Nathalie Muzerie is 16 years old and attends year 10 at Southport State School. This year Nathalie, who has an intellectual disability, is building her skills and independence with the …

NDIS supports are music to Ben’s ears

Nov 29 2019

Ben Eaglesham is putting his classical music knowledge to good use, increasing his time volunteering at a community radio station, thanks to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). While Ben …

Touring exhibition celebrating people with disability to launch in Rockhampton

Nov 28 2019

Rockhampton’s CBD Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 7 is getting an artistic flourish, with an exhibition celebrating works by locals with disability launching during the festivities. This Is Me, featuring …

Carers Queensland Annual Report 2018/19

Nov 26 2019

Together we are dedicated to making life better. Carers, the people they care for and their families are at the centre of everything we do. 2018/19 was an exciting and …

Emma is leading an active lifestyle thanks to the NDIS

Nov 26 2019

Whether using a sit-ski out on the slopes or an all-terrain wheelchair to access horses at her farm, Emma Weatherley is embracing her active lifestyle thanks to the National Disability …

Artistic talent shines for Matthew

Nov 25 2019

The love of the outdoors prompted Matthew Short to begin painting brightly-coloured landscapes and seascapes 10 years ago. From iridescent reef fish and turtles to enticing bush settings, the 43-year-old …