Short video about the NDIS

This short NDIS video will give you some basic information about what the NDIS is and what you can expect from it. The NDIS is gradually rolling out across Australia and is expected to begin in our region in January 2019. This might seem a long way off still, but some of the advice coming from people who … Continue reading

NDIS videos in Auslan now available on line.

The NDIS has complied a playlist of five videos in Auslan which cover general information about the NDIS, what you can do to get ready for the NDIS and more. You can find the playlist here.        Related posts: AMPARO Advocacy NDIS Facts Sheets in Auslan and in languages other than English NDIS … Continue reading

The NDIS and psychosocial disability

There has been quite a lot of confusion about where mental health fits with the NDIS. Hopefully this new NDIS  fact sheet will answer some of the questions that people have. The fact sheet defines what psychosocial disability and recovery is and outlines what supports you can access and how the NDIS works with other … Continue reading

Understanding the NDIS – The Conversation

This is a relatively short article by The Conversation which outlines some of the basic information about the NDIS, including why do we need the NDIS, eligibility and some of the issues that have been experienced up until now. You can read the article here. Related posts: Article by Disability Discrimination Commissioner about the positive … Continue reading

First Peoples’ NDIS Yarning Circle

There’s an exciting information sharing event coming up in the Brisbane region around the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for service users who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and their organisations and communities. It will take place on 23 November from  9.30 – 3.30pm C&K, 257 Gympie Rd Kedron. For more information or to … Continue reading