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22/09/2020
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Supporting young people with disability to access NDIS employment support

NDIS funds can be used to support students to transition to work, significantly improving their post school employment outcomes
News update
22/09/2020
News update

Mortality patterns among people using disability support services in Australia – AIHW report released

The Australia Institute of Health and Welfare report examining the rates of death among people with disability and the causes of those deaths has been released.

Royal Commission News | Edition 14

Royal Commission news

11/03/2020

During the two-week hearing on health for people with cognitive disability, a wide range of witnesses gave evidence, covering many topics. Some common themes included:

A number of witnesses suggested mandatory training in disability for health professionals, including the need to address deficiencies in knowledge, attitude and culture.Another common suggestion was modifying appointments to allow more time for patients with cognitive disability.The next hearing will focus on Education in Brisbane from 24 to 27 March. Following that, issues regarding Accommodation will be heard in Tasmania from 10 to 12 June.

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