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Acknowledgment of Country

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present. We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we work

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WHO CAN DELIVER WHICH SUPPORTS?

There are hundreds and hundreds of NDIS line items. In the Price Guide and in NDIS Plans, these are grouped into Support Categories (e.g. Assistance with Social & Community Participation) and Support Purposes (e.g. Core). Registration Groups are a different way of grouping the hundreds of line items. Rather than

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WHAT ROLES CAN A SUPPORT COORDINATOR FULFIL?

The most recent version of the NDIS Price Guide includes a pretty good definition of the Support Coordinator’s roles: Connection: assist the Participant to develop knowledge, experience and connections with the community and broader systems of support. Support Design: works together with participant to understand Plan funding and its purpose.

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ELIGIBILITY WITH PSYCHOSOCIAL DISABILITY

There is a lot of confusion about mental illness and NDIS eligibility. Understandbly so, as it is a complicated area of policy and one that really only applies to a small proportion of the total number of people with live with mental illness.

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Using your NDIS plan

Understanding what’s in your plan Learn what the different parts of your NDIS plan mean, who can help you start using your plan and how your plan is managed. Learning how to use your plan Learn how to start using it to achieve your goals. Understand what you can spend

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The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (Disability Royal Commission)

The Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (Disability Royal Commission) are to explore what should be done to: prevent, and better protect people with disability from experiencing violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation achieve best practice in reporting and investigating

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NDIS Planning

Understanding your current supports and preparing for your planning meeting To get ready for your meeting, think about your current supports and who provides them, and what supports and services you may need to achieve your goals. Complete this booklet on your own or with someone’s help and bring it

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Climate Catastrophe

Sir David Attenborough looks at a planet on the verge of climate catastrophe. With intimate stories of people’s lives affected by climate change, the documentary takes a look at one of the greatest challenges we face today.

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