Thursday, 23 July 2015

Topic: Education

Select Committee on Disability and Access to Education

Following the first meeting of the Select Committee on Disability and Access to Education this afternoon, Kelly Vincent has been elected Chairperson of the Committee and a closing date for submissions has been set. The closing date for submissions is...

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Topic: NDIS

Early Investment in Autism – What’s Next on the NDIS Strategy Roll Out?

Since the implementation of the NDIS in 2013, we have seen the positive benefits this scheme has provided to people.  But when Government funding starts to dry up a little, service providers will need to stay ahead of their game...

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Topic: Bulletins

Inclusion

The renaissance of the Adelaide Oval was well overdue within our proud football state and it has added renewed enthusiasm to both football and cricket supporters in South Australia.  Dignity for Disability met with SANFL Commission General Manager Leigh Whicker...

Thursday, 31 July 2014

Topic: NDIS

Where to Now? – an NDIS Conference in Canberra

As we crossed the June 30 threshold into a new 2014/15 financial year an interesting transition in the South Australian disability sector took place, one that many would have perhaps been unaware of. As they lay tucked in their beds,...

Monday, 7 July 2014

Topic: Bulletins

Universal Design

The SANFL Commission, with the support of the AFL Commission are congratulated on the redevelopment of the Adelaide Oval. The renaissance of the Adelaide Oval was well overdue within our proud football state and it has added renewed enthusiasm to...

Monday, 23 June 2014

Topic: NDIS

NDIS Conference

In light of increasing disquiet and publicly expressed criticisms as to the implementation and administrative processes of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Dignity for Disability has written to the Chairman of the NDIS, Mr Bruce Bonyhady urging its Board...

Friday, 20 June 2014

Topic: Bulletins

2014 State Budget

It came as no surprise to all and sundry at yesterday's pre-budget lock-up, that the Weatherill Government  would target extrinsic factors in Canberra and start the blame game against the Liberal Federal Government. The Premier remains a lone wolf amongst his...

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Topic: Bulletins

Disability Justice Plan

People with disabilities historically have faced extraordinary challenges when they interact with the justice system. The collaborative work that Dignity for Disability and the disability sector has done with government resulting in the implementation of its Disability Justice Plan, shows...

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Topic: Bulletins

Disability Awareness Round

Sport has played a vital role in the lives of people with disability. Many football clubs, players and coaches within the AFL Community have already embraced people with disabilities, their families and carers, and the community groups that support them....

Friday, 16 May 2014

Topic: NDIS

NDIS is Real

The enormity of what was NOT  announced on Tuesday night is reassuring and heartening for the disability sector. The NDIS was spared from any spending cuts delivered in Treasurer Hockey’s Budget. Congratulations to the many people who have driven the...

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