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Diving head first into dream role

May 22 2019

Madaline Guilk dreams of becoming a swimming instructor one day, and thanks to the opportunities the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has so far provided her, the sky’s the limit. …

Man’s best friend helps Peter on his journey

May 21 2019

The concept of a dog being a man’s best friend is not lost on Peter Clough as his dog, Jet, helps to make his life a little easier. Peter was …

A new approach to carer services

May 20 2019

A new network of Regional Delivery Partners (RDPs) to help carers access new and improved services will be established across Australia in September. The network is a key component of …

A caring mindset that makes a difference

May 08 2019

Today, Jennene’s schedule is packed as it has been for the last 20 years. Right now, however, she is sitting here talking about herself. The first thing to note is …

Awareness through art in Paddington

Apr 18 2019

Paddington artist Hayley Marrs draws on deeply personal experiences to inspire her craft. Her passion for art was sparked by a photography course taken through TAFE in 2014, and she …

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Apr 12 2019

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Budget 2019: what it means for carers

Apr 05 2019

The 2019-20 Federal Budget, delivered on Tuesday 2 April, contains measures across carer services, aged care, health and – to a much lesser extent – income support, which will assist …

Chris is reaching new heights

Apr 04 2019

For 27 year old Christopher Curran, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has meant he is well on his way to achieving his mountain climbing goal. With the supports of …

Additional support for carers welcomed

Apr 03 2019

The Treasurer’s announcement last night of an additional $84.3 million to support family and friend carers will help ease the major transition underway in the nationally-funded carer support sector to …

Carers Queensland building on experience to deliver NDIS program

Apr 01 2019

Carers Queensland, one of the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s (NDIS) Partners in the Community, is celebrating the official opening of six new offices across Queensland. Ashmore, Logan, Eight Mile Plains, …

Connecting families with the NDIS

Mar 25 2019

Sandgate local Holly Reedman is blown away by the support she is receiving through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Born profoundly deaf, Holly successfully underwent cochlear implant surgery at …

New services for carers coming in 2019

Mar 22 2019

The Australian Government is rolling out a range of new early-intervention services and supports for carers in late 2019. These new services have been designed based on evidence that shows …