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ADHC transfer concerns continue

From CID eNews November
In a win for advocacy, the NSW Ombudsman will now scrutinise the transfer of accommodation for people with complex support needs, but the Council for Intellectual Disability (CID) still has concerns about the contracts people are being asked to sign. 

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NDIS Annual Report released

From Carers NSW NDIS Update, November 2017

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) recently released its annual report for 2016-17 and have reported on their obligations under the Commonwealth Carer Recognition Act 2010. 

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2017 National Disability Awards winners announced

These wonderful annual awards recognise the outstanding achievements of organisations and individuals working to bring about exciting positive change and outcomes in the lives of people with disability.

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Am I heard? Am I seen? Am I able?

From Link Disability Magazine

It is time to recognise the importance of education and employment for young people with a disability, writes Jack Milne, the Royal Commonwealth Society's Australian youth coordinator and lead advisor to the Commonwealth Youth Council's vice president.

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More needed for Increasing Choice in Home Care

From Talking Aged Care 30 November to 6 December

Australia’s severe lack of home care support and the need for more work to be done on the rollout of the Federal Government’s Increasing Choice in Home Care (ICHC) program has once again been highlighted in new research released by an aged care peak body

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