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Graham is bowling them over

Aug 02 2019

Whether shooting hoops playing basketball, bowling a 252 personal best, or relaxing at yoga, Graham Cleland will give anything a go. This can-do attitude has seen the Kingston local win …

New Carers Queensland Enquiry Line open for business

Aug 01 2019

The new Carers Queensland Enquiry Line for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Local Area Coordination Partners in the Community program (LAC PITC) is open for business from today (01 …

Hitting Targets – Janelle’s journey from opera singing to vision impaired archery

Jul 30 2019

Janelle Colquhoun is no stranger to performing on the biggest stages. A teenage musical prodigy, she earnt a scholarship to study opera at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, before a …

The art of being a carer

Jul 29 2019

At home, in her studio, is where the magic happens. That’s where Kim finds her sanity. “Art is my respite,” she adds. As an artist, in her studio, she feels …

Rainey and her tricycle

Jul 26 2019

Nine-year-old Rainey loves cycling through the park with her brother Rye, while mum Amber keeps an eye on her kids. It’s a simple joy, and one made possible by the …

Dancing her way to the top

Jul 25 2019

Between volunteering, sport, craft, and exam-level dance, Suzanne from Emu Park is a very busy woman. Suzanne has intellectual disability and uses the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which provides …

Garden guru Ken loves being in the great outdoors

Jul 24 2019

For Ken Ogden, working in a nursery is a dream come true. The Upper Mount Gravatt local works four days a week in a wholesale nursery in Mitchelton after attending …

Life imitates art in Bradley’s gaming world

Jul 23 2019

Bradley Hennessey has taken his love for computers to the next level, developing games to help people experience and understand the life of a person with autism. The 18-year-old from …

Crafting a new life

Jul 22 2019

Craft was the missing piece of her puzzle. When Cathy realised it 11 years ago, she found hope. “It makes me happy and helps me keep myself sane,” she says. …

Equal rights and opportunities for everyone

Jul 18 2019

Indigenous people are statistically under-represented in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). During National Reconciliation Week we decided to find out why, and what we can do to ensure all …

Clay is finding his independence with the NDIS

Jul 18 2019

Clay Lewis is no stranger to working hard, after developing a business cleaning wheelie bins in his community, and it’s this work ethic he is taking with him on his …

Erin is as proud as punch with the NDIS

Jul 17 2019

Meeting Erin at her home, you are left in no doubt how pleased she is of her new-found independence. ‘Look at me, I’m so proud’, 29-year-old Erin said as she …