A photo of a State Border Sign, with the writing "State Border Queensland" in black on the white sign.

Queensland has reviewed the border restrictions that were in place. We explain the current restrictions.  

Two hand made face masks with clear inserts for lip reading lay on a table. Beside them are hearing aids, scissors and a pincushion.

Masks are considered a tool to protect ourselves and each other from Coronavirus. We try and bring together all the info you need about masks in one place. This blog contains information and links to videos all about face masks. Making, wearing and washing face masks; and the lawful reasons that masks are not needed.

 

Changes to JobKeeper & JobSeeker. IDEAS logo. Centrelink logo. Man in wheelchair.

The Government is ending the JobKeeper payment and Coronavirus supplement and making changes to JobSeeker. Mutual Obligations for JobSeeker and other income support recipients now also apply. 

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The Government has introduced several payments and supports to support Australians who are financially affected by the COVID-19 crisis but what does it all mean for you? 

An image of a glass mug with lemon drink. Lemon, honey and comb, and a honey drizzler.

One of nature’s best remedies that can help hydration, soothe throats, and help to boost your body’s natural immunity is a hot lemon drink. 

Young man celebrating his birthday with a loved one. He is holding a cake and wearing a party hat.

Turning 18 is a big milestone today. It should be an exciting time, but it can come with confusion around what responsibility shifts from the parent to child. For parents of people with disability, your continued involvement may be necessary, or it may not.  So, we have put together a list full of frequently asked questions to help guide you along the way.

The text Insurance and Floods placed on top of an aerial image of a flooded property

With the recent floods devastating a large part of Australia, there is no better time than now to remind yourself of what to do in an emergency. Continue reading for Ideas’ top 5 tips on Insurance and flood damage, and what your next steps are.

A young girl with a plait in her hair and a thoughtful look on her face is hugging a teddy bear. The teddy is smiling.

2020 was a year many Australians want to forget. 2021 is shaping up to follow closely the same path. 

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Need a little bit of help with grocery delivery? Or do you want to take the stress and time out of cooking meals? Did you know that you can access certain food and delivery services using your NDIS funding, as long as it fits your goals? There are a few options and we are here to give you the heads up on all things simple AND yummy.

A young boy sits on a fluffy grey lambswool. He wears a pair of Easter Ears in blue and yellow, and has a grey top with hot air balloons on. He is inside a blue indoor play tent. He holds a white Easter Egg which he is looking at and in his lap is a soft toy bunny.

Easter! In some schools, preeschools, or classrooms, Easter Hat Parades and Egg Hunts are happening. Especially with younger classes. Hunts in the community may be fewer or socially-distanced, covid-safe events. In case, here are some tips on making the season inclusive.