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Disability service providers across Australia are considering shedding their transport services because there is no funding commitment in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to directly cover the costs of maintaining vehicles.
WesterNDIS has launched today, bringing together the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) expertise of four trusted local not-for-profit businesses to support people across western NSW to get the most out of the NDIS.
Australia's unemployment rate has held steady at 5.6 per cent in August, due to the creation of more than 54,000 jobs, most of them full-time.
When fourth generation vegetable farmer Brendan Dipple lost the use of his right arm in a water skiing accident, he never imagined he would have a future in agriculture.
Jen Tait of Employment Circles of Support welcomed a Charles Sturt University study into why so few people with a disability attend university regionally.
In an effort to join local employees with Liverpool businesses, the Liverpool Industry Connections employment forum was held today as a Work Health Service’s initiative.
Dale Reardon is no stranger to adversity. Having lost his sight at age 17, he went on to successfully complete a law degree at the University of Tasmania during the 1980s. He was only the second blind student to attend the university.
The ACT government has been called upon to review its payroll tax exemption for people with a disability after advocates said its success was "limited".
Genevieve Clay-Smith, who grew up in Cardiff South, established Bus Stop Films to connect people with an intellectual disability and from marginalised communities to film-making workshops.
For Sarah Wardle, getting dressed up, her hair done and hitting the town is not something she can take for granted. Ms Wardle, 24, had been going out to a nightclub once a month with her older sisters, but they have since left home.