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Young people living with a disability speak out!

Youth Action and Policy Association (YAPA), in partnership with the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC), is running consultations with young people living with a disability

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Service provider resolution training video

This is a 30 minute video about the ‘service provider resolution’ process

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Arts grants - applications open

August 2012

Arts grants - applications open
Accessible Arts, in partnership with Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC), is inviting applications for Delineate 2012 to boost and foster arts and disability practice within NSW. Delineate seeks to enrich the creative initiatives of the Don't DIS my ABILITY campaign run by ADHC to celebrate International Day of People With Disability.
 

An Enabling Approach in your Organisation

August 2012

An Enabling Approach in your Organisation
This seminar will include a brief introduction of the background to ADHC’s Better Practice projects, international and national projects, the Australian legislative context and why it is happening now. Enablement is then put into a local context with a presentation from Sue Bowling - The Clarence Valley’s ‘Up & About’ project – Experiences from different perspectives.
 

NCOSS looks at NSW budget – disability

August 2012

NCOSS looks at NSW budget – disability
In the area of disability, NCOSS has put together the following breakdown of disability-related spending.

Of significance is that the 2012 Budget continues the $10m allocation over five years to provide a payroll tax rebate ($4,000 each) to any employer providing a permanent job for someone with disability coming out of ADHC’s Transition to Work Program.

No rebates have been claimed in the first year, so NCOSS urges a comprehensive communication strategy to inform and encourage prospective employers.