Check out the latest DANA eNews – September 2021 Edition. It includes the latest news about advocacy, the NDIS, the Disability Royal Commission, and COVID-19 information, plus current inquiries, consultations, jobs, resources and updates, including:
Proposed NDIS Legislation changes – The Australian Government is proposing changes to NDIS legislation with the goal to make processes easier & better for NDIS participants. Feedback & submissions will be accepted until midnight, 7 Oct. For more information, visit this webpage.
People with Disability Australia, along with other disability organisations are calling for the coordination of Australian governments to speed up plans to vaccinate and protect people with disability with a clear 11-point plan. This 11-point plan is based on best practice standards in COVID-19 vaccination rollouts from the International Disability Alliance. To know more, visit this webpage.
The DRC has released its fourth progress report, which covers their key activities held between1 January to 30 June 2021 Visit this webpage to read the full report.
NSW – Disability Advocacy Futures Program – Tender Information (as presented on the NSW Communities and Justice webpage.) “The DAFP will target all people with disability in NSW who need support to access NSW Government funded or provided services.” For more information, visit this webpage.
Find updates on:
- Advocacy News
- National Disability Insurance Scheme
- Disability Royal Commission
- COVID 19 Resources and Information
- Inquiries, Submissions and consultations
- Events – details on upcoming webinars and face to face events
- Spotlight On – Member org profile
- Jobs – positions advertised in the advocacy sector
- In the News – key happenings in the disability sector
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