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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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Disability Rights Campaigner Nominated for Justice Medal

Annual awards for improving access to justice for disadvantaged people are to be presented by the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW at Sydney's Parliament House on 24th October.  This year, ex-Disability Discrimination Commissioner Graeme Innes is one of the nominees.

Mental Health May Slip Through the Cracks of the NDIS

Concerns have been raised during Mental Health Week that scores of people living with mental illness in the ACT could fail to be eligible for the NDIS and be left without adequate support.

NT Disability Service Awards: Nominate an outstanding organisation

Nominations are underway in Northern Territory to recognise outstanding individuals and businesses working to improve the lives of people with disability in the region.

Outlining The Disability Agenda: Discussion on future policy

With state elections due in November, NDS is hosting a debate on 29th October to enable representatives of the two main political parties to present their plans and polices for the future of the disability sector in Victoria.  The speakers at this pre-election event will be Mary Wooldridge MP, Minister for Disability Services and Reform and Jenny Mikakos MP, State Opposition spokesperson for Community Services. The moderator will be Drive presenter at Radio 3AW, Tom Elliot.

Navigating Through Points of Change: Workshop in Brisbane

The Brisbane Community Resource Unit are holding a workshop to discuss how family members can manage positive change for individuals with a disability. This evening discussion is for family members (parents, brothers and sisters, other family members, close friends) who want to explore how to build and protect valued social roles.

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