Disability advocacy saved!
Funding for disability advocacy was going to end in 2020.
But now the NSW Government says it will fund disability advocacy for 3 more years.
This is great news.
Thank you to everyone who supported our campaigns.
You have made a real difference.
Stay safe this summer
Helping make trains better
Anthony and Justen tested new trains for the NSW Government.
They gave advice about the guards on the train.
They liked the signage on the trains.
It was easy to get around and the toilets were accessible.
They are happy their advice was listened to.
My Health Matters
Have you used your My Health Matters folder at a health appointment?
We want to hear from you.
Call or email Clare to tell her how using the folder has been for you.
Email email@example.com or call 1800 424 065 and ask for Clare.
Tell the Royal Commission about disability services
The Disability Royal Commission wants to know about quality and safeguards in disability services.
The Commission wants to hear from people who have made a complaint about bad service.
They want to know things like
- did the service make it hard for you to complain
- how can services be better at listening to complaints
- how can safeguards be better
International Day of People with Disability
Inclusive Film Festival
The Inclusive Film Festival will be on Friday, December 4.
The Festival starts at 6pm.
It is at the Petersham Town Hall.
You can watch the Festival on the internet.
The Festival is free.
Ella Darling from CID has done interviews with Dr Jan Fizzell about COVID-19.
Dr Fizzell is Senior Medical Advisor at NSW Health.
Ella and Dr Fizzell talk about things like
- Rules about COVID-19
- Hanging out with friends during COVID-19
- Looking after your mental health
Royal Commission update
The Disability Royal Commission has made an interim report.
The report says what people have told the Commission so far.
The report is an update. It is not the final report.
There is an Easy Read version of the report.
New research reports
The Disability Royal Commission has made new research reports.
The reports have Easy Read versions.
The reports are about