A female nurse supporting an elderly man

David Tune, the former senior public servant commissioned by the Federal Government to review the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has released his report publicly, with it containing nearly 30 recommendations on ways to improve the entity.

Smoke billows over a dry grassy hill

As the bushfire disaster continues to ravage NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia into 2020, and the death toll continues to rise, we all need to have a bushfire survival plan in place.

elderly woman in a hospital bed having a medical exam

This week, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety examined the interfaces between the aged care and the healthcare system, including both Commonwealth and state or territory programs.

hands holding a blue house made of paper

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (the Disability Royal Commission) continues this week with the second hearing in Melbourne, from Monday, December 2 to Friday, December 6, 2019.

Older woman holding a cane.

In October, the Aged Care Royal Commission published its Interim Report. The interim report was clear in outlining the urgent need for action in the aged care sector. Throughout 2019 and now into 2020, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has heard of shocking cases of abuse, neglect and mistreatment of residents in aged care.

Image of young girl with Downs Syndrome. in the bottom left corrner is the logo of International Day of People with Disability.

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) aims to increase awareness, understanding and acceptance of People with a Disability. It is held on December 3 each year. Communities, friends and groups come together to celebrate the achievements of People with Disability