10 September Tasmanian Premier seeks members for Disability Advisory Council September 10, 2018 By Kris Murphy General 0 The Tasmanian Premier, Will Hodgman, recently put out a call for up to six new members to join the council and advocate for people living disability and their rights. People living with disability, their family members, carers and advocates are encouraged to apply, particularly if you are from the north, northwest of the state. The role of the advisory council will be provide a link between Tasmanians with disability and the Tasmanian government and members will be encouraged to give advice on a range of ideas and plans relating to access and inclusion across the state. Information about how to apply and expression of interest forms are available at communities.tas.gov.au or by contacting the Department of Communities Tasmania on 6232 7133, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for expressions of interest is Friday 21 September 2018. To read the full media release from Will Hodgman, follow the link below. Premier's media release Related Victorian Government seeks feedback on disability advocacy plan Monash University seeks fathers of children living with disability to assist their research ECIA National Welcomes Members A part of its commitment to representing the early childhood intervention sector and its professionals on a national level, ECIA has for the past 12 months been in the process of transitioning from a state / territory Chapter based organisation to a national company limited by guarantee. With the restructure, ECIA's *Chapters of NSW/ACT, WA/NT, SA and QLD are winding down. ECIA is now pleased to offer professional and organisational membership to current Chapter members as a transfer of membership, and to new members from all over Australia. 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. 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. Inclusive Education Workforce study seeks to improve accessible learning Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.