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Last minute backflip from NDIS on Support Coordination

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Last minute backflip from NDIS on Support Coordination

Buried in an announcement about the end of some of the changes made to the NDIS as a result of the COVID19 is the news that participants will NO longer be able to buy or top up Support Coordination out of their core budget.

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Micro enterprise, a meaningful employment alternative

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Micro enterprise, a meaningful employment alternative

Employment can be meaningful and rewarding for everyone.

The community awareness campaign, ‘Discover Micro Enterprise – Exploring the Possibilities Project’ is funded through an Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) grant with the Department of Social Services (DSS).

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Restless Dance company fighting for its life after funding loss shock

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Restless Dance company fighting for its life after funding loss shock

For dancer Michael Noble, the Restless Dance company is his life and he can't imagine a future without it. 

 

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The politics of distraction…

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The politics of distraction…

We’ve all been worried for a while now about what changes were going to be made this year to the legislation that governs the NDIS.

Well yesterday the Minister for the NDIS Stuart Robert gave an interview on talkback radio in Sydney – and let slip some of what he has planned.

And in the process pretty much confirmed what we were all so worried about.

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Victoria is boosting disability support in schools by A$1.6 billion. Here are 4 ways to make the most of it

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Victoria is boosting disability support in schools by A$1.6 billion. Here are 4 ways to make the most of it

The Victorian government has announced an investment of nearly A$1.6 billion for public schools to ensure students with disability are supported in the classroom.

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