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As the new school year begins and extracurricular activities such as sport and art classes are offered, make sure you apply for the different vouchers, rebates and grants offered by the various Governments. NSW has the Active Kids and Creative Kids vouchers, and other states and territories offer similar incentives. 

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Regular health checks can help identify early signs of health issues. The earlier a problem is discovered, the earlier treatment can begin. Men's health week runs from June 14 - 20, so it's a great time to schedule those regular health checks.

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In this article, we explain the options for choice of NDIS Plan Management options. 

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This article explains for NDIS participants what a Support Coordinator, Specialist Support Coordinator and Recovery Coach are.

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This article explains what a Local Area Coordinator is, how they will help you start your NDIS plan, and when your plan is in place.

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The Disability Royal Commission is seeking submissions from people with disability, their families, carers, supporters and disability organisations in response to issues papers on Safeguards and quality, Violence and abuse in the home and Promoting inclusion. 

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The NSW Government launched the Dine and Discover NSW voucher scheme to encourage the community to get out and about, to support  dining, arts and tourism businesses, and to stimulate spending in the economy. 

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If you struggle with New Year’s Resolutions, this might be the year to try something new.

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If you or someone you live with has a serious medical condition, you may be able to access Priority Assistance Service for your landline.

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There is always something different about the start of a new year. It is like a fresh start, a new beginning, and it holds hope for the future. Let’s not hide that 2021 was another rough year, yet, let’s give ourselves a chance to hope again, a refresh. Hope helps motivate us, and it can also help us when we have to wait.