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INFORMATION ABOUT THE NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME FOR QUEENSLAND COMMUNITY CARE SERVICE USERS

25 May, 2017

As you will be aware, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is being rolled out across Queensland between 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019, bringing a new way of providing disability support in Queensland and across Australia.

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FINDINGS FROM DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION COMMISSIONER’S NATIONAL CONSULTATIONS

10 April, 2017

Between October 2016 and March 2017 Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin, conducted national consultations to help guide his priorities and seek input from the disability community on how he can most effectively work to advance the rights of people with a disability.

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INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN A RESEARCH STUDY

6 April, 2017

Researchers from the University of Queensland and the Centre of Excellence for Clinical Innovation and Behaviour Support are conducting a study to evaluate the Early Response Tool. They are seeking parents or family carers of children and young people with disability (up to 25 years) to complete a 15 minute questionnaire about their parenting/caring experiences. 

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NDIS QUALITY AND SAFEGUARDING FRAMEWORK

7 February, 2017

The Disability Reform Council (DRC) has released the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework, a nationally-consistent approach to quality and safeguarding for NDIS participants.
 

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THE PARALYMPICS IS CHANGING THE WAY PEOPLE PERCEIVE DISABILITIES

23 September, 2016

The prevailing view of disability in times past was a medical one, where the individual was seen as ill and their condition was a problem with the individual. Perceptions of disability were also based on fear of difference and a perceived need to be “normal”.

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HAVE YOU SEEN 'WE'RE THE SUPERHUMANS'?

4 August, 2016

Channel 4's "We're the superhumans" is already the second-most-shared Olympics-related ad of all time on social media, despite only being launched three weeks ago.

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TAKE THIS QUICK SURVEY - THERE'S $300 UP FOR GRABS

21 July, 2016

The survey takes just 15 minutes to complete and you don’t even have to be a client of Multicap to enter.

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TAKING CHARGE OF CHANGE WORKSHOP – CHERMSIDE

6 July, 2016

What do we need to be ready for the NDIS?

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LEADERSHIP FORUM: INCLUSIVE SCHOOLS AND INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES

1 July, 2016

On 22nd August Community Resource Unit (CRU) will host a Leadership Forum: Inclusive Schools and Inclusive Communities with Canadian leaders on community inclusion,Dr Bruce Uditsky and Dr Anne Hughson from Inclusion Alberta, providing keynote presentations.

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STATE GOVERNMENT VISION FOR THE HEALTH SYSTEM IN QUEENSLAND

20 May, 2016

The State Government has released its vision for the Health system in Queensland.

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REGIONAL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SESSION ON QUEENSLAND’S NEW HOUSING STRATEGY

30 April, 2016

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COUNT US IN, SAY QUEENSLANDERS

7 March, 2016

The biggest reform to disability services Australia has ever seen is rolling out in states and territories around the nation in a few short months. But not in Queensland.

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COAG DISABILITY REFORM COUNCIL – 4 MARCH 2016 COMMUNIQUE

4 March, 2016

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council (DRC) met on Friday 4 March 2016 to discuss a number of issues critical for the successful roll-out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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NDIS PRINCIPLES

13 January, 2016

Principles to determine the responsibilities of the NDIS and other service systems.

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