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Grim statistics from landmark study

Study shows that more than a third of deaths in NSW of people with intellectual disability are preventable. The landmark study found that 38% of people with intellectual disability are being poorly serviced by the health system. During the study period some 17 per cent of the general population died of potentially avoidable causes, compared […]

Study wants volunteers injured in a traffic crash

What are the recovery challenges faced by people following a road traffic crash. The Recover Injury Research Centre is conducting an online Injury Impact Study with the aim to better understand the recovery challenges encountered by people after a road traffic crash. The Recover study is being led by University of Queensland research fellow and […]

New NDIS framework from COAG

Protection for NDIS participants is in place with a new quality and safeguarding framework.  Released by the Council of Australian Governments Disability Reform Council the new system is intended to support the NDIS when it is fully rolled out. Worker screening and reducing restrictive practices are key components of the new framework. The Commonwealth will […]

Governments sign-off on state-run NDIS in WA

The Federal Government and Western Australia have finally struck a deal on a WA-delivered NDIS. Funding for administration and operating costs will be the responsibility of the WA government while governance responsibilities will be shared. Rolling out from July the scheme will be delivered by a new WA NDIS authority and governed by a seven-member […]

Grants to attend disability-related conferences

Government offers grants to assist people with disability to take part in national conferences. Conference organisers can use the grants to ensure people with disability can better participate by developing accessible materials, employing Auslan interpreters or offering assistive computer devices or software, aids or appliances. The funds can also be used for expenses such as conference […]

Funding for early intervention programs extended

Families of children with disability can continue to access support and advice until the NDIS reaches full scheme. The government will continue to fund the education and information components of the Helping Children with Autism and Better Start for Children with Disability programs for the next two years. It offers early intervention services for children […]