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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 …

Beyond caring: A life of service

Feb 08 2019

Arii, 56, had never met the person knocking on her door eight years ago. A 70 year old Australian woman came to her house, asking for help. “She needed a place to stay …

What’s on: read our latest news

Feb 06 2019

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

Celebrating Pride Festival

Feb 01 2019

Every year, Pride month is celebrated in Brisbane, providing a great opportunity to march and celebrate pride across the city. Brisbane Pride Festival was officially launched on September 7 this year. The …

Natalie takes caring one day at a time

Jan 25 2019

The morning routine with children can be difficult for most parents but when you have a child with additional needs, stress levels can be extreme. Caloundra single mum Natalie* Hayes is a full …

On caring and being human

Jan 18 2019

“If someone asked me, what element has made the biggest difference in your sons’ life, the only thing I could answer is: I have always been there,” said Jane. “At a very high …