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We can't just leave it to the NDIS to create cities that work to include people with disability

For the National Disability Insurance Scheme to be successful, our cities will need to change.

Our new research explores the impacts that the NDIS is having on Australia’s cities.

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Dialogue in the Dark's 10,000th visitor

After 10 months of operation at The District Docklands in Melbourne, Dialogue in the Dark™ has welcomed its 10,000th visitor. Dialogue in the Dark™ is a 60 minute immersive tour experience in total darkness where visitors are led through a simulated city by guides who are blind or have low vision.

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More job cash for people with disability 

Australians with a disability will get more support to find a job with the federal government announcing $300 million extra for disability employment services.

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Disability sector welcomes NDIS funding commitment

The disability sector has welcomed the federal government’s commitment to fully fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and called for attention to now be turned to fixing the scheme’s implementation issues.

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Mental Health a Budget Winner

The federal government has made significant investments in mental health in this year’s budget, focused on suicide prevention, protecting older Australians and providing continuity of support for those ineligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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Fully-funded NDIS should be government priority, poll says 

The vast majority of Australians view a fully funded national disability insurance scheme as a “top priority” for the federal government, new polling shows.

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National benchmarking survey 

The National Disability Service Providers Benchmarking Survey giving disability service providers access to vital market intelligence is back! The independent survey administered by AbleInsight is free to participate and an essential resource in supporting more successful transitions to the new NDIS arrangements

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NOVA Employment: A new way to recruit

Finding potential employees with the right skills, a thirst for knowledge and an eagerness to learn can be a difficult task for any business, as well as being time consuming and expensive.

NOVA Employment is changing the way businesses in New South Wales recruit and more importantly keep great staff.

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Wheelchairs for kids: spreading a message of hope

The thousands of wheelchairs produced to aid children across the world are a sign of hope despite war and poverty, writes Gerry Georgatos.

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Disabled Surfing Australia kids hit the waves at Moana

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Special Olympics Adelaide 2018: National Games for Athletes with intellectual disabilities begins at Adelaide Arena

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