News 2018
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July

Carers and those who live or work with carers are encouraged to have their say on the review of the Carers Recognition Act 2004.

June

A free key to open Changing Places is now available for WA Companion Card holders. This offer is funded by the State Government of Western Australia and is open until 31 July 2018.

Department of Social Services Reviews Supported School Transport and transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme. There are various Stakeholder Workshops being undertaken on 27 June and 28 June 2018.

A review of the National Disability Insurance Agency’s Specialist Disability Accommodation Framework (SDA) is currently taking place and you are encouraged to have your say. A roundtable event will take place in Perth on Wednesday 27 June.

The Centre For Accessibility (CFA), an initiative created in partnership with DADAA, Media On Mars and Dr Scott Hollier, is being launched on 6 June 2018. Funded in part by the Disability Services, Department of Communities through an ILC grant, the purpose of the CFA is to create an industry and not-for-profit collaboration that will work to promote digital access.

May

The NDIA inaugural national provider survey is closing 22 May 2018. Ensure your organisation’s contact details are updated and correct.

April

The Department of Communities is seeking feedback on our draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) 2018-2020.

Almost 20 industry and business employers came together for a roundtable discussion to improve pathways to long-term employment for people with disability.