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The Victorian Government is continuing to provide free rapid antigen tests to eligible Victorians with disability.

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The NSW Government will provide free rapid antigen tests (RATs) to vulnerable communities and expand its existing program to include those accessing tests through the Federal Government’s Concessional Access Program, which is due to finish at the end of July.

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Here are some ways you can continue to protect yourself and your community even though restrictions have been rolled back. 

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The easing of public health measures and travel restrictions has created a surge in both COVID-19 and Influenza A (the Flu) cases as we come into winter. Both respiratory illnesses can be very dangerous and it's best to be protected. 

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The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has recommended a fourth winter booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for Adults 30- 64 years. A fifth booster is available for selected population groups.

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What's the difference between a PCR test and a RAT, and which one should you use?

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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. 

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The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has today released the draft Commissioners’ Report of Public hearing 12: The experiences of people with disability, in the context of the Australian Government’s approach to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

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We can all benefit from a few kind reminders about the balance of working from home during times of uncertainty. A balanced diet, regular exercise and sleeping well are essential for a good equilibrium for your head, heart, and body. It can be easy to fall into not-so-good routines and sometimes forget to find joy in little moments. We write about practices that are good and wholesome for quality of life when you work from home.

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The Royal Commission is examining the approach of the Australian Government and its agencies to the vaccination of people with disability and disability support workers in the context of the COVID-19 Vaccine rollout.