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Tristan’s cricket dreams come true with help from NDIS supports

May 13 2020

A visit to his speech therapist has led to Tristan Clark being chosen for Queensland’s indoor cricket intellectual disability team. The 49-year-old from Manly has been accessing National Disability Insurance …

Passion for fitness fuels Ben’s business

May 12 2020

With a passion for fitness, Ben Luscombe saw a need to establish a local sports recovery centre available to everyone, including people with disability. Ben, who has hearing loss, said …

‘A gap in the market’ – The Benefits of Inclusive Fashion

May 11 2020

Five years ago, Jessie Sadler’s mum had a fall while out shopping, badly damaging her elbows in the process. “Her injuries prevented her from dressing or moving her arms as …

Accessing NDIS support during COVID-19 – Andres’ story

May 08 2020

Getting out to exercise has been made that little bit easier for Brisbane local Andres Angulo-Torres during Queensland’s social isolation restrictions, through the support of the National Disability Insurance Scheme …

The benefits of hiring people with disability

May 07 2020

Carers Queensland spoke to disability employment advocate Dean Clifford. Dean, you have a real passion for disability employment. In 2018, you were inducted into the Disability Employment Australia Hall of …

Carers Queensland is supporting NDIS participants on their journey

May 06 2020

Cashmere local, Sean Scott, boasts about the support he received from his Carers Queensland Local Area Coordinator (LAC), who made his National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) journey as easy and …

Best friends are set to become the next YouTube sensations

May 05 2020

If this duo isn’t in front of the camera working on their next video with their support worker, then you will find them in the kitchen, on the basketball court …

Defying the odds – Dean’s story

May 04 2020

Since his birth, Dean Clifford has defied the odds. Born with a rare skin condition called Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), doctors thought it unlikely that Dean would live to see his …

2020 National Carer Survey launches

May 01 2020

The 2020 National Carer Survey has launched and 2.7 million unpaid carers across Australia are being asked to have their say. The survey, conducted by Carers NSW in collaboration with …

Back to work with the NDIS

May 01 2020

When we last met Annette from Rockhampton  she was volunteering in a local school library, with support from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to get her back on her …

Friends and joy on a walk to the ocean

Apr 30 2020

Sixty-one year old John is living in paradise on a quiet bush block in Mount Morgan, nestled in the hills southwest of Rockhampton. The downside of rural living is the …

Age appropriate support the key for Jamie

Apr 29 2020

With support from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Jamie is building her confidence and her social skills. Jamie, who has an intellectual disability, joined the NDIS in 2018, seeking …