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Your customer rights

  • Come to our free information session.

    You can find out about your rights as a customer.

    We will be in

    Central Sydney on November 25

    Wollongong on November 27

    Please call us on 1800 424 065 if you would like to come.

Royal Commission public meeting

  • Last month the Disability Royal Commission met with people in Brisbane.

    People came to talk about things like

    • how to tell your story
    • how the Commission can help you stay safe when you tell your story

    The Commission has made an Easy Read report about the meeting.

    Read more about the meeting

A great year for CID

  • Shu holding the 2019 annual report

    Hi everyone, I am Shu Hua Chan, CID’s chairperson.

    This year has been very busy with lots of projects and advocacy work to make everything happen.

    I would like to thank the members, staff and board for all their hard work.

    Read our 2019 annual report

Our Annual General Meeting

  • Our CEO Justine with members Jack and Rory

    Thank you to everyone who came to our 2019 Annual General Meeting.

    We welcomed lots of new members.

    We talked about CID’s work this year.

    We voted for board members.

    And we danced!

    See photos of the meeting

Laura meets the High Commissioner

  • Laura with others at the meeting

    Our member Laura Naing met Michelle Bachelet.

    Michelle the United Nations High Commissioner for human rights.

    Laura said that disability advocacy services are important.

    Michelle agreed that Australia needs better laws to protect human rights.

    Find out more

Our website

  • A video showing how to turn on the dark pages

    Our website has a dark screen and a light screen.

    The dark screen has a black background.

    People say they like the dark screen because it is easy to read.

    You can turn the dark screen on.

    Click the circle at the top left hand side of the website.

Thank you Health Minister

  • Minister Hunt with CID and other advocates

    Greg Hunt is the Health Minister for Australia.

    Mr Hunt has listened to the Our Health Counts campaign.

    He has made a new plan to improve health for people with intellectual disability.

    Thank you for listening to us Mr Hunt.

    Find out more

Tips about services

  • Fair Trading NSW has information on your rights when you get NDIS services.

    You can watch videos with tips about

    • Contracts
    • Hiring a service
    • Making a complaint

    There are also easy to read postcards and check lists.

    Go to the consumers with disabilities page at www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

Learn about NDIS appeals

  • PWDA has an info session about NDIS appeals and self-advocacy.

    Learn about

    • The review and appeals process
    • What to do if you are not happy with your NDIS plan

    The sessions will be in Central Sydney on November 19.

    Find out more

Try tennis

  • A man playing wheelchair tennis

    Come and try tennis with the City of Sydney.

    Anyone can go.

    Your fees can be claimed through the NDIS.

    Find out more

Festival of inclusion

  • People with disability who will be at the festival

    Do you want to know more about inclusive services?

    The Festival of Inclusion wants people with disability to learn and share ideas about inclusion.

    When: November 20 to 21

    Where: University of Sydney and Sydney Olympic Park.

    Find out more

Got a question?

  • Courtney asnwering the phone

    Our friendly info service team can answer your questions.

    They can help you find the information you need.

    Call us on 1800 424 065.

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