eNews September 2022 in Easy Read

COVID vaccine information

  • A lot of people with disability have not had their 4th COVID vaccine dose.

  • Health experts say

    • if you are 16 or over you should have your 4th dose
    • all younger children should get vaccinated too.


  • 4 doses can give you more protection against COVID.

  • Learn more about the 4th dose.

  • COVID Vaccination Stories

    Watch this video for stories about what it was like to get the vaccine.

Staying safe from house fires

  • Learn what to do if there is a fire in your house.

  • In this info guide you can learn

    • how to stop a fire happening in your house
    • what to do if there is a fire

Congratulations Fiona and Michael!

  • Fiona McKenzie and Micahel Sullivan are members of CID.

    Fiona is a Director and Chair of the CID Board.

  • Michael was a Director for many years. He also was the Board Chair.

  • Fiona and Michael have been named Members of the Order of Australia.

    This is an award that recognised their work for people with disability.

  • Fiona will get her award during the ceremony on 7 October starting at 10am.

    Michael will get his award during the ceremony on 12 October.

    You can watch the ceremonies live on this webpage.

The Health team travel to Maitland

  • Justen, Steve, Pablo and Nicole take a group selfie in front of Australian, NSW, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags.

    Staff from our Health team went to Maitland to talk with Aboriginal Liaison Officers about a new workshop coming in October.

    Read the blog post at the link to see how it went.

More than Just a Job for Me workshops

  • More than Just a Job for Me is a workshop for people with intellectual disability.

    It talks about

    • Finding what jobs you would enjoy
    • Making a plan to get a job
    • How to use your NDIS or other supports to do this
  • We will have two workshops for More than Just a Job for Me on

    • Tuesday 25 October – Bryan Brown Theatre, Bankstown
    • Thursday 27 October – Wagga RSL, Wagga Wagga

My Rights Matter Workshops

  • My Rights Matter workshops are starting in October 2022.

  • My Rights Matter workshops are about supported decision making.

    Supported decision making is when someone helps you make important decisions about your life.

  • In these workshops you will learn more about your rights and making decisions with support.

  • Workshops are for:

    • People with disability
    • Family, friends and peers
    • Professionals and organisations
  • Watch our website and social media for more information.

    Contact the My Rights Matter team on 1800 424 065.

Learn 2 Lead

  • Learn 2 Lead is a group of CID members with intellectual disability.

  • They get together to:

    • share ideas
    • learn about leadership
    • learn about working together
  • One member says

    “It is about being a leader, learning from each other and sharing skills, knowledge and experience”.

  • Learn 2 Lead is looking for new members.

    We meet from 2pm – 4pm on the third Thursday of every month.

    You need to be a CID member to join.

  • If you want to know more contact CID

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Got a question?

  • Our friendly team can answer your questions.

    They can help you find the information you need.

    Call us on 1800 424 065.

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