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    Media Statement:  The NDIA and Victorian Government must prioritise people with disability so they do not suffer in Stage 4 lockdowns

    Media Releases

    August 2020

    Media Statement: The NDIA and Victorian Government must prioritise people with disability so they do not suffer in Stage 4 lockdowns

    Article

    Media Statement: Once again no planning for children and young people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Media Releases

    July 2020

    Media Statement: Once again no planning for children and young people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Article

    Audio: Ann speaking on Jane's COVID story

    News & media

    July 2020

    Audio: Ann speaking on Jane's COVID story

    Audio

    Media Statement: Almost half of students with disability denied key school supports during pandemic: New research reveals

    Media Releases

    July 2020

    Media Statement: Almost half of students with disability denied key school supports during pandemic: New research reveals

    Article

    Media Statement: Urgent action needed to support Victorian children and young people with disability  during COVID-19 lockdowns

    Media Releases

    July 2020

    Media Statement: Urgent action needed to support Victorian children and young people with disability during COVID-19 lockdowns

    Article

    Webinar on NDIS- Self-Management and creating a good life

    News

    June 2020

    Webinar on NDIS- Self-Management and creating a good life

    Video

    Statement in response to ABC Background Briefing episode: Who seeks to profit from the trauma of abuse survivors?

    Media Releases

    June 2020

    Statement in response to ABC Background Briefing episode: Who seeks to profit from the trauma of abuse survivors?

    Article

    New NDIS data about children and young people with disability

    News

    June 2020

    New NDIS data about children and young people with disability

    Article

    New NDIS employment support guidance and removal of COVID-19 measures

    News

    June 2020

    New NDIS employment support guidance and removal of COVID-19 measures

    Article

    Further action needed to improve safety and independent living for people with disability

    News

    June 2020

    Further action needed to improve safety and independent living for people with disability

    Article

    More than isolated’: COVID-19 compounds inequities for children and young people with disability

    Media Releases

    May 2020

    More than isolated’: COVID-19 compounds inequities for children and young people with disability

    Article

    Webinar on NDIS- Self-Management for Families of children and young people with disability

    News

    May 2020

    Webinar on NDIS- Self-Management for Families of children and young people with disability

    Video

    Senate inquiry confirms the need to review income support payments for young people with disability

    News

    May 2020

    Senate inquiry confirms the need to review income support payments for young people with disability

    Article

    Webinar – NDIS and COVID-19 information for families and young people (NDIS participants 18 - 25 years and beyond)

    News

    May 2020

    Webinar – NDIS and COVID-19 information for families and young people (NDIS participants 18 - 25 years and beyond)

    Video

    Webinar – NDIS and COVID-19 information for families and young people (NDIS participants 7-18 years)

    News

    May 2020

    Webinar – NDIS and COVID-19 information for families and young people (NDIS participants 7-18 years)

    Video