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Diana Palmer the Executive Officer of IDEAS, shares her reflections on the past year.

Martin Heng is the Chair of IDEAS. Martin is a prolific traveller, writer, editor. His passion for travelling and experiences has propelled him and his tribe to many locations and adventures.

Individual portraits of two women and a man

Stories from an IDEAS customer, staff member and our Executive Officer. 

Adam is a customer of IDEAS. He has used the free independent service to get stuff solved and maintain his independence.

Meet Adam and his dog Sasha.

Diana Palmer moved back to Tumut twenty-three years ago to give her children the chance to grow up in the country. She has grown a solid organisation working to advance people with disabilities, being included in the ordinary places they choose to live.

Chris Dumas is the Treasurer of IDEAS and a lot more besides. Meet Chris and his son Max, one of his three children.

This Auslan video from the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services with closed captions describes the impact of masks for communication for people who are Deaf or have a hearing impairment. 

Dr Jean Fizzell from NSW Health outlines how to put on and take off a mask safely with Auslan translations and closed captions. 

This video is about what you can do to stop the spread of COVID-19. COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, is a virus that has made lots of people sick all around the world.

Allison McMillan, Australia’s Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, covers common concerns for Disability Support Workers and demonstrates how and when to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) for disability support workers.