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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...

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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:...

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Invitation to DAS Open Day

4/54 Reg Harris Lane Wednesday 17 July Come and meet our new CEO Janet and say goodbye to Val Have a look at our new Meeting room Nibblies from Uccello's Drop in any time after 11am For more information call Kathryn on 8953 1422

All Abilities Netball Come and Try

Saturday 20 July, 12:00 - 1:00pm Pat Gallagher Netball Stadium FREE People with a disability of any age are invited to come and try learning the skills of Netball. This will be followed by a friendly competition on 27 July, 10 August, 17 August, 24 August and 31...

Independent Living Centre

Free talk and demonstration of equipment and aids to maintain independence Gillen Club , Thursday 4th July, 10:30 - 11:30am Visitors will have the opportunity to view/trial a wide range of equipemnt and discuss their equipment needs with an experience OT. Areas of...

Independent Living Centre

will be at the Alice Springs Show - Blatherskite Park Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July 2019, 9:00am - 5:00 pm Visitors will have the opportunity to view/trial a wide range of equipment and discuss their equipment needs with an experienced health professional...

Alice Springs Parkinson’s Support Group

You are invited to come along to meet others with Parkinson's Disease, caring for people with PD or an interest in Parkinson's Disability SA - Independent Living Centre are giving a free talk and demonstration of equipment and aids to maintain independence Place: The...

Eligibility for DAS Services

Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident under the age of 65 Some New Zealand citizens and some categories of Visa holders are not eligible for Centrelink and other support servicesResident of Central Australia Top Enders, please refer to Darwin Community Legal Aid...

Charles Darwin University – Vocational Education & Training

CHC43315 Certificate IV in Mental Health This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery orientated support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and...

Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting – 4 June

June meeting This group is for people with Parkinson's as well as their families, carers and support people. This month's guest speaker is Fran Liepa - Speech Pathologist. She will be doing Yellwell so be prepared to make some noise Time: 6-7pm, Tuesday 4...

People with Disabilities in Darwin and Top End

We've had several enquiries from people in the Darwin area lately, so here is the best place to go to for Advocacy issues. SENIORS AND DISABILITY RIGHTS SERVICE The Seniors and Disability Rights Service is based in Darwin and regularly visits Katherine, Nhulunbuy and...