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Helena’s family and friends reach for the stars

Helena’s House co-founder Fiona McIlwain said she felt blessed to see her daughter Helena’s dream of building a house for people with disabilities get one step closer thanks to community support for an upcoming fundraising walk. Source: The Catholic Leader.


Shorten brings forward review of NDIS

A review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been brought forward in a bid to restore trust with participants and rein in waste, with the scheme expected to cost $8.8 billion more than previously forecast. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.

Disability Health

New health guide aims to fill gaps for caregivers

Helping caregivers to better understand and meet the health care needs of people living with a cognitive impairment or intellectual disability is the aim of a new health literacy guide published by The University of Notre Dame Australia.


Help the four million Australians not in NDIS: Alcott

Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott is calling on governments to give the four million Australians with disabilities not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme better support. Source: The Australian.