NDIS

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The federal government keeps fighting attempts to allow people on the NDIS to access sexual supports. But what about their rights to have a rich and fulfilling life?

Disability support worker

Disability support workers are experiencing high levels of insecurity and uncertainty, according to a UNSW report.

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It starts with recognising your child needs support. Then, you have to prove they are eligible for it. Finally, you have to find the appropriate support. There's help available along the way.

NDIS

UNSW’s Social Policy Research Centre and St Vincent de Paul Society NSW are bridging cultural gaps for Australian Chinese to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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The government has announced several 'practical changes' to the NDIS. While these edge the scheme in the right direction, some impracticalities continue to underpin it.

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In a Sydney community centre, a group of artists with and without disabilities are showing how creativity can connect us all.

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Help with reading and writing increases the probability of receiving the Disability Support Pension by about 20%.

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If you're poor, female, or live in rural Australia, you're less likely to access the NDIS or get as much bang for your buck.

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The government now has a dedicated NDIS minister. Here are the four key areas of the scheme that need attention.

Woman in gym with prosthetic leg and personal trainer

The National Disability Insurance Scheme needs a lot more work for it to be truly inclusive, says Director Engagement of the UNSW Disability Innovation Institute, Rosemary Kayess.

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