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News 13 October 2015

Mental Health and the NDIS

The NDIS has the potential to support thousands of Australians with mental illness across Australia. Following on from Mental Health Week we look at who qualifies and what support is available.

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News 1 October 2015

Fare Cravin’ café’s a hit

A new café on the NSW Central Coast is proving that imagination, determination and an addictive organic latte are a winning combination.

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News 25 September 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Early NDIS start for Queensland!

The Queensland Government has announced the National Disability Insurance Scheme will be available in North Queensland from early 2016 – six months ahead of the full roll out.

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News 25 September 2015

Because we’re APPY! Four winning accessible apps

Every minute, 47,000 apps are downloaded around the world, but millions of Australians are missing out if the apps are not accessible.

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News 21 September 2015

A-Z of the NDIS roll outs in NSW and Victoria

The release of roll out plans for Victoria and NSW will give certainty to 245,000 people with disability, their families and carers who have been waiting for news of when the NDIS will come to them. We look in more detail at the roll out in both states.

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News 16 September 2015

What does the community think of the NDIS roll out plans?

The release of the NDIS roll out plans for NSW and Victoria yesterday had everyone talking. We’ve heard from the politicians but what is the disability community saying?

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News 16 September 2015

“An emotional and proud day”: how our pollies marked the NDIS milestone

As one of his first acts as new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull released the NSW and Victorian roll out plans during a press conference today. If you missed it, here’s a taste of what he and the state Premiers had to say about this significant milestone.

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News 16 September 2015

BREAKING NEWS: first NDIS roll out plans released!

In news just in, the NSW and Victorian Governments have just released their NDIS roll out plans.

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News 16 September 2015

Victorian Minister message to EAC

As the Victorian NDIS roll out plan is released, the Victorian Minister for Disability, Martin Foley, sends a video message to people with disability and their families in Victoria.

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News 16 September 2015

NSW Minister message to EAC

The NSW Minister for Disability, John Ajaka, has filmed a special message for Every Australian Counts supporters to mark the release of the NSW roll out plans.

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News 15 September 2015

What does our new PM think of the NDIS?

As Australia wakes up to the news that Malcolm Turnbull has replaced Tony Abbott as our new Prime Minister, we have a look at what he has said on the public record about the NDIS.

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News 8 September 2015

Where are the NDIS roll out plans?

Today Every Australian Counts supporters emailed the disability minister in their state or territory to ask when the NDIS would be coming to them.

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News 4 September 2015

“It will be a big sigh of relief”: waiting for the NDIS roll out plans

When the Federal Government announced in April 2012 that it would support the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), mother of three Heike Fabig was over the moon.

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News 28 August 2015

NDIS video and FAQ out now

Check out the fully captioned video of last month’s Every Australian Counts Kick Off event in NSW, which was live-streamed across Australia.

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News 18 August 2015

At home with Michael, Josh and Fraser

In Newcastle three families have pooled their resources and set up a house for their adult sons, which is supported by workers paid for by the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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News 13 August 2015

Improvements for Jace thanks to NDIS early intervention

In July three-year old Jace Kirby and his family became the first South Australians to use a new early intervention service for children with autism funded under the NDIS. The results have been significant.

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News 6 August 2015

Ticket to work a ticket to life

An employment initiative for teenagers with disability is training a whole generation of baristas, chefs, gardeners, photographers, and designers… to name a few!

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News 5 August 2015

Countdown’s begun to the 2015 National Disability Awards

Know someone who’s making an amazing difference in the disability sector? Now’s your chance to show how much you appreciate them.

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News 3 August 2015

8 brilliant new accessibility inventions

Every wondered what smart glasses could look like or how you could make your computer entirely hands free?

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News 28 July 2015

NDIS focus for major desert festival

Held from 31 July – 5 August 2015 in Tennant Creek, the Annual Desert Harmony Festival is an action packed celebration of community, music, food and art, which this year celebrates disability and the NDIS.

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