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Mon 18 May
ACT COVID-19 Disability Strategy
The Strategy will inform how people with disability, their families, carers and the disability sector are supported through the COVID-19 health emergency in the ACT
Mon 18 May
Use of public transport in Canberra
Keep your distance on public transport
Mon 18 May
Woden, Dickson and Gungahlin libraries
Open Monday to Friday for limited services
Fri 15 May
COVID-19 update
Remember your responsibilities
Fri 15 May
Rapid Response Grants Program
ACT Government commitment to provide COVID-19 stimulus to the ACT Community
Mon 11 May
Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychi...
Resources aimed at health and mental health professionals, disability workers and carers.
Fri 8 May
Article by Disability Discrimination Commissioner
A disability lens on the COVID-19 health policy response
Fri 8 May
New website - protecting yourself from COVID-19
Advice for people with disability
Thu 7 May
ACT COVID-19 helpline (02 6207 7244)

The ACT Government’s COVID -19 helpline (02 6207 7244) can provide you and your family with:



  • Requests for support for the more vulnerable and isolated people in our...
Wed 6 May
COVID-19 testing - expanded in Canberra
There is no age restriction on testing for COVID-19
Wed 6 May
Disability Information Helpline
Australian Government
Wed 6 May
New resources for providers - Quality and Safeguar...
National Disability Services - Resources
Mon 4 May
Privacy Awareness Week
4 to 10 May 2020
Fri 1 May
ACT Libraries - online services are available
New dedicated libraries ACT Digital Helpline - 02 6207 7265
Fri 1 May
An open letter to the National Cabinet

People with Disability Australia has come together with over 70 national, state and territory disability organisations and released a letter to the National Cabinet with ten vital points for i...

Fri 1 May
Australia's coronavirus restrictions are easing
Here's what you can and can't do
Fri 1 May
Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan f...
Management and Operational Plan for People with Disability
Fri 1 May
BE STRONG TOGETHER – www.covid19.act.gov.au
BE STRONG TOGETHER
Fri 1 May
COAG Disability Reform Council Communiqué

COAG Disability Reform Council Communiqué


The COAG Disability Reform Council met on the 9 April 2020. The focus of the meeting was on the national response to the CO...

Fri 1 May
COVID-19 Statement of Concern
Human rights, disability and ethical decision-making.
Fri 1 May
COVID-19 update - Mental Health Community Coalitio...
Update for community mental health services - newsletter
Fri 1 May
Floriade 2020: Reimagined

Floriade is Australia’s biggest celebration of spring but in 2020 it will blossom a little differently.


Saturday 12 September 2020 - Sunday 11 October 2020


Chief Minister Andr...

Fri 1 May
Individual Capacity Buiding grants announced by ND...
Several Canberra organisations supporting people with disability and their families and carers were successful in this ILC round
Fri 1 May
Individual Capacity Building Grant Round 2020-2021

The Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) Individual Capacity Building (ICB) grant round 2020-2021 is open for applications and will close on 6 May 2020.


Up to $85m (GST excl.) ...

Fri 1 May
National Ethnic Disability Alliance Community Radi...

The National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA) has partnered with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) to launch a new radio project, specifically targeted at new and emerging commu...

Fri 1 May
Priority access to home delivery services for NDIS...

On 6 April 2020, the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), announced priority access to home delivery services for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participant...

Wed 29 Apr
Vacancies on Disability Reference Group

Applications close tomorrow, on 1 May 2020


There are upcoming vacancies available on the ACT Disability Reference Group for persons with disability, with experience as...