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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 …

Elizabeth uses strong work ethic to find success

Mar 18 2019

If a strong work ethic is the key to getting ahead, Elizabeth from Yeppoon will go a long way. Elizabeth will be 20 next birthday and has Down syndrome. She …

What’s on: read our latest news

Mar 08 2019

Welcome to our monthly e-newsletter , where you will find all the latest news and information that’s important to you, your family, or your workplace.

New career skills and a busy calendar: Linda’s first year using the NDIS

Mar 07 2019

Linda from Rockhampton was one of the first Central Queenslanders to start using the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Now 12 months into the new system Linda, has a busy …

The NDIS a ‘game changer’ for Brisbane family

Feb 19 2019

For Brisbane mother Jody, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has opened the door to a world of opportunities for son Michael, 9, who has multiple disabilities and complex support …

Festivals, beach trips and the NDIS

Feb 12 2019

For Clayfield man Trevor Boone, joining the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) allowed him to take his first trip to the beach in more than two decades. Trevor has spina …

Carers Australia’s 2019-20 Federal Budget Submission

Feb 11 2019

The Australian Government has called for submissions on policies to be considered for the 2019/20 Federal Budget. Carers Australia has highlighted grave concerns about the adequacy of funding for the …