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NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)

There are around 4.3 million Australians who have a disability. Within the next five years, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will provide more than $22 billion in funding a year to an estimated 500,000 Australians who have permanent and significant disability. For many people, it will be the first time they receive the disability support they need.

 

The NDIS can provide all people with disability with information and connections to services in their communities such as doctors, sporting clubs, support groups, libraries and schools, as well as information about what support is provided by each state and territory government.

 

DVA (Department of Veterans’ Affairs)

Delivering government programs for war veterans, serving and former serving members of the  ADF,  Australian Federal Police and their families.

 

My Aged Care

If you need some help around the house or think it’s time to look into aged care homes, My Aged Care there to help.

 

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

 

JobAccess

JobAccess is the national hub for workplace and employment information for people with disability, employers and service providers.

 

One Community

One Community has one focus – to connect. To connect and open the world of choice, control and empowerment for people with disabilities. We do this by using multiple platforms that provide up-to-date information and direct linkages to disability service providers, mainstream service providers and community groups.

 

Guided by focus groups of people with disabilities from differing backgrounds, One Community’s driving force is the development of technology and professional networking strategies. It is these strategies that actively contribute to leading, shaping and influencing the disability industry Australia wide.

 

Occupational Therapy Australia

OTA is the peak professional body representing the interests of OTs across Australia.

 

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