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Women With Disabilities Australia – Our Place

The new website, Our Place, has been made by women and girls with disability for women and girls with disability. Over 100 women with disability across Australia have directly contributed to the design and development of the website....

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Disability Royal Commission

The Disability Royal Commission was established in April 2019 in response to community concern about widespread reports of violence against, and the neglect, abuse and exploitation of, people with disability. These incidents might have happened recently or a long time...

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Have your say on the NDIS Participant Service Guarantee

The Australian Government is inviting people with disability, and their carers, families and supporters, to have their say on a review into National Disability Insurance Scheme processes that will cut red tape and wait times for NDIS participants. A particular focus...

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Mental Health Week 2019

Community Kids Event Join Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (NT) and Headspace Alice Springs in the school holidays as we celebrate and promote positive mental health in Alice Springs. Face PaintingBalloon AnimalsArts and CraftsMusicJuggling Wednesday 9th October...

Expression of Interest – Disability Identified Position

Peer Support Officer Based in Alice Springs with some external travel to Amoonguna and Tennant Creek.Casual or Permanent Part-Time Position for duration of contract with the possibility of extension.Salary at SCHADS Award Level 4 to 5, based on experience.Contact:...

Dire State of Housing For Elderly Local

Jamal Ben Haddou – Centralian Advocate 2/8/2019 Appalling conditions in a public housing property have become so unbearable for an elderly Alice Springs woman that she would rather spend her day sitting out in the front yard. Barbara Davis is a 76 year old lifelong...

Jeannie’s Acacia Kempeana Jam Slice

[responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Male" buttontext="PRESS TO LISTEN"] In keeping with our promise to share recipes that were sent into DAS for the 2011 International Day of Persons with A Disability, please see a recipe for Acacia Kempeana Jam Slice with...

Homelessness Week 2019

In the Northern Territory, 13 717 people are experiencing homelessness right now. This is 12 times the national average. We all need a safe, secure and affordable place to sleep each night. Without one, it's harder for sick people to get better (and they're more...

Mixed Abili ‘T’ Bake Off

While cleaning up the DAS office, a folder was found with recipes for 2011's International Day of Person's With A Disability - Mixed Abili 'T' Bake Off. Nominations were called for recipes from people with a disability or from a disability organisation, NGO or...