June 5, 2019

Issues / New Victorian laws for guardianship

The Victorian Government passes Guardianship and Administration Act 2019, giving force to the UN Convention on Rights of People with […]

February 14, 2019

News / ABIWise – a new cool app for people with Acquired Brain Injury

Brain Injury Matters have put together a great ABI app with lots of useful information, links and stories. Made by […]

February 6, 2019

Issues / NDIS decisions are putting pressure on guardianship bodies.

The NDIS is designed around the philosophy that people with disabilities and those closest to them, are best placed to […]

January 25, 2019

Issues / Another NDIS transport decision – but wait, there’s more!

This week an Administrative Appeals Tribunal decision has been released which potentially reshapes what NDIS decisions can be taken to […]

October 3, 2018

Case Studies / A bed is not a home – a house for Peter and Lisa

Peter could get Specialist Disability Accommodation, but only if he lived by himself. Peter had a spinal stroke a year […]

September 25, 2018

Issues / NDIS – inching closer to market readiness

A parliamentary inquiry has found that neither the NDIA, disability service providers, the disability workforce nor participants are ready for […]

September 11, 2018

Issues / Who can handle dealing with the NDIS?

Jean was in tears.  “I feel like I’m only just coping, just keeping my head above water” She’d cracked the night […]

August 28, 2018

Case Studies / Sean is still waiting for a home

At 55, Sean is the youngest person in the aged care home where he has had to live since he […]

August 16, 2018

Blogs / Robodebt and vulnerable people with disability: humanity needs humans

Centrelink is trialling robodebt recovery on its most vulnerable clients. Centrelink deals in big numbers, paying out more than $150 […]

July 5, 2018

Issues / AAT urges minister to fix NDIA decisions – an “entirely unsatisfactory state of affairs”

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal is hearing many appeals by NDIS participants against decisions made by the NDIA, and many are […]