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IDA members meet with Minister Gareth Ward

IDA members meet with Minister Gareth Ward

September 12, 2019

A wide variety of topics were covered when Gareth Ward, Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services, met with members of the Illawarra Disability Alliance on Friday 30 August 2019. The discussions included the pressure points where NDIS meets NSW […]

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Your Voice Your Choice Conference

Your Voice Your Choice Conference

September 5, 2019

The Disability Trust will be hosting the Your Voice Your Choice Self Advocacy Conference for people with a disability, parents and carers, and service providers on 14 and 15 October 2019 at Novotel Northbeach. The theme is choice and control […]

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Sky’s the Limit Mini Olympics

Sky’s the Limit Mini Olympics

September 1, 2019

Essential Employment and Training are proud to host the Sky’s the Limit Mini Olympics on 24 October 2019 from 10am to 2pm at Beaton Park in Wollongong. Each year this event attracts hundreds of participants from Metropolitan Sydney, Southern NSW, the […]

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International Day of People with Disability – 3 December 2019

International Day of People with Disability – 3 December 2019

August 12, 2019

The 2019 International Day of People with Disability (3 December) is fast approaching. Event registrations are now open on the International Day of People with Disability website. Events big or small can help break down barriers and promote inclusiveness. If […]

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Hundreds rally to Make NDIS Work

Hundreds rally to Make NDIS Work

April 1, 2019

Hundreds of supporters attended rallies in Wollongong and Nowra on Friday 3 May as part of the NDIS Day of Action. The way the NDIS is being delivered means it’s not yet working for everyone. Participants face complex processes, many […]

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NDIS Rally

NDIS Rally

March 1, 2019

We are calling on the community to support our disability providers at the NDIS Make It Work Rally. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) promises a brighter future for thousands of Australians but that promise is falling short. Complicated planning processes, lots […]

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