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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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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, wearing a face mask is now mandatory or strongly recommended in some situations and some places. In some situations, wearing a face mask will not be appropriate for people with some disabilities, physical or mental health conditions. 

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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 2020 was a 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.

A group of University students are moving into a shared flat. They are surrounded by boxes. One student is in a manual wheelchair.

Moving Day. It's not quite travelling, not quite a day out. Mospeople find moving stressful. Usually, the change coincides with a big life event. Like leaving home for the first time, going away to study, moving for work, or settling into a long-term relationship. Moving day can go as smooth as possible with a few "travel-ish"and "day-out"tips. Add a positive can-do attitude and hope for good weather.