7 September Victorian Government seeks feedback on disability advocacy plan September 7, 2018 By Kris Murphy General 0 The Victorian government is putting together a Disability Advocacy plan and seeking ideas and feedback from people that live with disabilities and/or delay, their families, advocates and carers. Their current ideas and thinking are part of a discussion paper that has been developed to generate further feedback and ideas. The paper has three main action areas. Action area 1: Delivering advocacy to more people with disability Action area 2: Providing more advocacy for diverse and isolated groups Action area 3: Helping the advocacy sector to support people with disability The discussion paper is available in multiple formats, including audio and braille. More details can be found on their site. Submissions close Sunday 30th September. View Advocacy Futures Page Related Tasmanian Premier seeks members for Disability Advisory Council Monash University seeks fathers of children living with disability to assist their research Victorian Government launches app to assist parents Innovative boost for students with disability in remote Queensland As part of the Queensland governments Advance Queensland Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Mediasphere and NeoRehab have been awarded funding to develop interactive educational services. More support for people with disability in NT The Turnbull Government will provide $14.8 million to fund Local Area Coordination (LAC) services and Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) services for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the Darwin, Litchfield and Palmerston government areas. The NDIS is expected to support more than 6,500 people in the Northern Territory and about 460,000 people nationally when it is fully implemented in 2020. The Scheme is also expected to boost the Northern Territory economy by $160 million, and create up to 1,325 new jobs in disability services in the Territory. Sydney University conducts World-first study into cochlear implants and impact on speech Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.