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Crisis for children with disabilities - read if you dare

First world health care means longer lives for the most vulnerable in our community.

Our most vulnerable now outlive their parents.

Who cares? Too few it seems. 217 more words

Mental Health Week: NDIS could hit mental health community hardest

Date:          05/10/2014

Author:     Emma Kelly

Source:     The Canberra Times


Canberrans living with a mental illness could be among the hardest hit by the territory’s transition into the National Disability Insurance Scheme as support agencies warn the changes could leave scores of vulnerable people failing to meet new eligibility criteria. 68 more words


Mental Health Australia wants a 10 year reform plan to stop patients dying 30 years earlier

Date:         08/10/2014

Source:    news.com.au


AFTER 29 government inquiries and billions of dollars in investment, the mentally ill are dying 30 years earlier than the general population. 87 more words


NDIS Pre Planning Workshop

On Thursday Wiley and I attended an NDIS pre planning workshop. I heard about the workshop via the google group managed by the ACT Guide Dog office. 757 more words

Guide Dog Work

Australia's most beloved tax

It is one of the most popular tax changes in Australian history – The DisabilityCare Australia (Or National Disability Insurance Scheme) Levy.

Adding an extra $1 per day to the average tax bill, the benefit it will bring for the health care system has been recognised and embraced by almost all Australians. 130 more words


Registration benefits

Here at WeCare we endeavour to make the lives of our community’s youngest carers as easy as possible. To achieve this, our organisation provides a range of free services in the hope that some pressures will be alleviated. 234 more words