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Adam's Story

I would like to share with you our story about Adam Burley, our 12-year-old son and brother, and his battle with epilepsy. Adam was eight months old when he had his first seizure. He developed well until the age of five and a change in medication…

Disability made the centrepiece in this year's budget

More than any previous Federal Budget, tonight's budget recognises and responds to the chronic underfunding of disability support services. It sets out a funding plan to establish the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) - now known as…

NDIS FAQ's

What is the NDIS? An NDIS will change the way we currently provide disability services. Rather than funding based on historical budget allocations, a funding pool will be based on actuarial assessment of need. It’s aim is to recognise…