Helpful Resources

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides support to Australians under the age of 65 who have a permanent and significant disability. It will be available in the Longreach region from 1 January 2018. To find out more visit //www.ndis.gov.au or download the Participant Information Pack //www.ndis.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/QLD-Participant-Pack-Final.pdf

The Queensland Government Department of Housing and Public Works has produced a ‘Security Hints For You And Your Home’ booklet through the Home Assist Secure Program which is available for download at://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/SecurityHintsForYourHome.pdf

Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia (ADA Australia) is a not-for-profit, independent, community based advocacy and education service with more than 25 years experience in supporting and improving the wellbeing of older people and people with disability. ADA Australia’s advocacy services are free, confidential and client focused.  ADA Australia also offers a range of education and training options. //adaaustralia.com.au/

My Disability Matters (MDM) provides a news and article curation and republishing service to alert readers to stories published in the mainstream and disability media and disability niche blogs that relate to disability and disability advocacy. //mydisabilitymatters.com.au