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Hand holding a mobile phone with contact tracing text on the screen with graphic. Background are brown floorboards.

Due to progress made regarding vaccination rates across the state, NSW health has now changed the way they contact trace. Read on for more information.

A photo of biscuits. Star shaped shortbreads ties with red and white twine. Christmas Baubles and ribbons.

This is Kim's Nanna's shortbread recipe. She makes several batches (feeling sick after as she eats half the mixture!) prior to Christmas and packages up to give as gifts (placing shortbread into glass jars).

close up of rosemary cake with rosemary sprig on top

Rosemary is a symbol of remembrance, so what better way to commemorate Remembrance Day than a Rosemary Cake. Try baking this cake on 11th November to remember those who passed away or suffered for Australia in all wars and armed conflicts. 

A woman holds an item of clothing to pack in a suitacse which is on the bed in front of her.

Holbrook Meals on Wheels are currently supporting a 12-week Emergency Preparedness Project for people who live in the Greater Hume Council areas.

The program is named “ACT! Strengthening the emergency preparedness of vulnerable people.”

Two people, male and female, looking at a device.

This research by the office of the eSafety Commissioner explores experiences of technology-facilitated abuse among women living with intellectual or cognitive disability.

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The Disability Royal Commission will look at human rights and how the rights of people with disabilities found in the Convention on Rights of People with Disabilities have been implemented to prevent violence, abuse and neglect of people with disabilities in Australia. 

A girl with glasses and dark hair with intellectual disability is using a laptop computer

Our friends at CID have written a position statement on technology. People with intellectual disability have the right to effective communications to let them live a good life. 

Person's hand holding up 3 fingers next to an arrangement of vaccine vials and needles

If you are fully vaccinated and have had two or three doses of any COVID-19 vaccine then you either are or soon will be eligible for a vaccine booster shot. These doses allow for more protection from COVID-19 strains. Booster vaccinations can be given 4 or more months after your first 2 (or 3 if you are immunocompromised) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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Every child and young person in Australia has the right to access an inclusive education setting, and to be welcomed and valued. This means that students with a disability are to be involved and supported in their own schooling journey and community. No segregation and the same opportunities and environment as their peers.

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During the pandemic, we have seen many changes to the way we live our daily lives. COVID-19 has improved accessibility and inclusion for those with a disability in Australia.