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COVID-19 Safer and Stronger: Disability Vaccine Champions

Disability vaccine champions Trish Malowney, Peter Romer and Uli Kaplan discuss their reasons for having COVID-19 vaccinations and why they've become champions.

NDS in WA 2020/21 Year in Review

Through a range of initiatives during 2020/21 NDS has supported our members, strengthened the WA disability services sector and delivered better outcomes for people with disability across Western Australia.

Strengthening Senior Leader Resilience and Wellbeing

SuperFriend CEO Margo Lydon and Beyond Blue CEO Georgie Harman speak honestly about resilience and wellbeing for leaders providing insights and practical actions.

Companion Card WA

Companion Card WA

Creating greater inclusion for people with disability who require assistance accessing the community.

What are the key benefits?
  • Companion Card holders receive a free ticket for their companion at venues and events throughout Australia
  • Promoting the rights of people with disability through community inclusion
  • The Companion Card belongs to the person with disability so they can choose who comes to support and assist them while they’re out

Who is this resource for?

People with disability who require support each time they access the community.

Visit the Companion Card WA website

Further information:

The Companion Card is for people with a significant and permanent disability, who require attendant care support in order to participate at community venues and activities.

You can apply for a WA Companion Card if you can demonstrate all of the following:

  • you live in Western Australia
  • you have a significant and permanent disability
  • due to the impact of your disability you are unable to participate at most community venues and activities without attendant care support
  • your need for this level of support will be lifelong

Service providers, organisations or companions cannot apply for a Companion Card. Cards are only issued to, and remain the property of, the person with a disability. This enables them to choose who they would prefer to take as a companion to a venue or activity.

Contact information
For more information contact WA Companion Card, 1800 617 337, submit enquiry/feedback

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