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Welcome to Disability Ideas Informing Practice. This website has been set up as an online space for Australian Disability Enterprises to discuss, share and learn about disability employment.

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Managing Reports of Abuse in Disability Services - DIIP discussion 3 March 2015

19 February 2015

As a front-liner worker or manager in the disability services sector, one of greatest challenges you could face is how to respond to a report of abuse. As the first point of call, being confident that you can follow the correct process will result in the matter being dealt with appropriately and respectfully for all involved.

Call for participants in new Twitter and communication disabilities study

20 February 2015

Mobile phone with Twitter logo on screen; map of the world in the background

A beneficial study is being launched into the use of Twitter by people with communication disabilities.

Awards to Recognise Excellence in Community Sector

20 February 2015

The 2015 HESTA Community Sector Awards are now open to receive nominations to recognise those making exceptional contributions to social justice in Australia.

Preventing Abuse of Children and Young People with Disability under the National Disability Insurance Scheme: A Brave New World?

11 February 2015

Evidence shows that children and young people with disability experience violence, abuse, and neglect at rates considerably higher than their peers. The promise of the NDIS is that people with disability, including children and young people, will have more choice and control over their lives.

NDIS major milestones – 10,000 plans and new offices launched

11 February 2015

Graphic depicting number of plans implemented and number of plans to go

As two more regional National Disability Insurance offices are officially opened, the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has celebrated a small but significant milestone.

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