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Disability Advocacy Service receives many emails linked to magazines presenting information and articles about what is
news in disability.
Recently ‘LINK’ featured an article on the NDIS rollout along with snapshots on ‘Invisible Disabilities’ or decoding human gestures.
This link will connect you:
Why the NDIS is a Big Deal

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The First Annual Disability Legal and Regulatory Conference, hosted by the Television Education Network, will examine the variety of legal and regulatory issues facing the disability sector. The Conference will be held on Thursday 27 October and Friday 28 October 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel in Melbourne, Victoria. There are four themes for the Conference, including: NDIS; Disability, Society & Community; Disability & Employment; and Estate Planning, Capacity & Tax.

First Annual Disability Legal and Regulatory Conference

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NT Disability Service Awards Flyer

The NT Disability Services Awards acknowledge the contributions, diligence, and accomplishments of the Northern Territory disability sector ”by individuals, businesses, organisations, and initiatives who work to improve the lives of people with disability in the Northern Territory.” There are seven award categories to nominate for. From the category winners, one will be selected to receive the Overall Award for Excellence.

The Awards Ceremony will take place on 11 November 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Esplanade Darwin. Tickets will become available on the NT Disability Services Awards website in September 2016.

Nominations for the 2016 NT Disability Services Awards close Friday 30 September 2016 @ 5:00pm.
Nomination information and forms can be found on the NT Disability Services Awards Nominate Page.
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MIFANT - Aug 2016

Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia NT (MIFANT) provides a range of services for persons living with a mental illness, their families, and carers. See ‘What’s on for Carers August 2016 Flyer’ at the MIFANT Alice Springs office (located at 3/58 Reg Harris Lane, Alice Springs directly across the laneway from Disability Advocacy Service).

 

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Each week, Disability Advocacy Service receives the Intergrated Disability Action (IdA) E-Bulletin – this week, it had an extremely useful link to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) website.

This website highlights a number of very useful video clips to support people with disabilities and their families to better understand the processes under the NDIS. Please take the time to review this helpful link.

Related links: NDIS website  , Video – My NDIS Pathway , Video – Communicating at the NDIS

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Recently Disability Advocacy Service received a memo from the Department of Health outlining this proposed support programme – the programme relates to older Australians who currently receive specialist disability services and who will NOT be eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)…

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