Latest News: December 2019

Mon 16 Dec
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
Mon 16 Dec
Issues paper on health care for people with cognit...
There are a range of issues and barriers that people with cognitive disability may experience with the health system.
Fri 13 Dec
Consultation report to help shape the next nationa...
Department of Social Services has released a document that will help inform the development of a new strategy for beyond 2020
Fri 13 Dec
EOIs open for Speaking Role - a new project from R...
Speaking Role is a free program for people who have a disability that affects their ability to communicate
Fri 13 Dec
NDIS Annual Price Review 2020-21 – submissions o...
Examining the existing pricing framework for the National Disability Insurance Scheme
Thu 12 Dec
Pitch Your Passion 2020 is coming!
Young people with disability or mental health challenges, aged 16-27 are invited to submit an expression of interest to speak or perform
Tue 10 Dec
The Australian Women's Archives Project celebrate...
7 Canberrans with disability "Redefining Leadership"
Fri 6 Dec
ACT Down Syndrome Association commended at the 201...
ACTDSA received a commendation for Excellence in Inclusive Services and Disability Support
Fri 6 Dec
ACT Parks and Conservation Service wins at the 201...
ACT Parks and Conservation Service jointly won the Excellence in Innovation, Design and Access award
Fri 6 Dec
ACT State Emergency Service, Tuggeranong Unit wins...
The Tuggeranong Unit of the ACT SES jointly won the Inclusion in Public Sector Employment award
Fri 6 Dec
Anton Saadeh wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's In...
Anton Saadeh jointly won the Excellence in Support Work award!
Fri 6 Dec
Belconnen Community Service wins at the 2019 Chief...
BCS won the Excellence in Inclusive Services and Disability Support award
Fri 6 Dec
Bob Sawyer wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's Incl...
Bob Sawyer jointly won the Life Time Achievement in Supporting People with Disability award
Fri 6 Dec
Canberra Community Law wins at the 2019 Chief Mini...
Canberra Community Law won the Championing Human Rights and Equality award
Fri 6 Dec
Canberrans celebrated at Chief Minister's Inclusi...
Seeing Machines received the Award for Excellence at the 2019 ACT Chief Minister’s Inclusion Awards last night
Fri 6 Dec
Disability Justice Reference Group commended at th...
The Disability Justice Reference Group received a commendation for Excellence in Championing Human Rights and Equality
Fri 6 Dec
Inclusive Volunteering Program commended at the 20...
The Inclusive Volunteering Program at Volunteering ACT received a commendation for Excellence in Inclusive Services and Disability Support
Fri 6 Dec
Jake Naylor wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's Inc...
Jake won the Inclusion in Education and Training award
Fri 6 Dec
Jamelle Boettcher wins at the 2019 ACT Chief Minis...
Jamelle Boettcher jointly won the Life Time Achievement in Supporting People With Disability award
Fri 6 Dec
James O'Hehir wins at the 2019 Chief Minister’s...
James won the Emerging Young Leader award!
Fri 6 Dec
John Brookes wins at the 2019 Chief Miniser's Inc...
John Brookes won the Excellence in Volunteer Support award!
Fri 6 Dec
Luke Ferguson wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's I...
Luke Ferguson jointly won the Excellence in Support Work award
Fri 6 Dec
Questacon wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's Inclu...
Questacon jointly won the Inclusion in Public Sector Employment award
Fri 6 Dec
Seeing Machines wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's...
Seeing Machines won the Inclusion in Private Sector Employment award, and the Chief Minister's Award for Excellence!
Fri 6 Dec
Sharon Ding wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's Inc...
Sharon won the Excellence in Making Inclusion Happen award!
Fri 6 Dec
TAD ACT wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's Inclusi...
Technology for Ageing and Disability ACT (TAD ACT) jointly won the Excellence in Innovation, Design and Access award
Fri 6 Dec
The Future Is Inclusive podcast commended at the 2...
The Future Is Inclusive podcast received a commendation for Excellence in Innovation, Design and Access
Fri 6 Dec
ThinkPlace wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's Incl...
ThinkPlace won the Inclusion in Business award
Fri 6 Dec
Women With Disabilities ACT commended at the 2019 ...
WWDACT received a commendation for Excellence in Championing Human Rights and Equality
Fri 6 Dec
Yenn Purkis wins at the 2019 Chief Minister's Inc...
Yenn won the Achievement in Inclusion award!
Thu 5 Dec
Happy International Volunteer Day!
Volunteer for an inclusive future
Thu 5 Dec
Have your say on a national obesity strategy
Join in the consultations on a national obesity strategy. You can be a part of creating a healthier future.
Wed 4 Dec
Inaugural National Arts and Disability Awards held...
Three artists were celebrated at the National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday 3 December
Wed 4 Dec
Jenni Heckendorf launches memoir Through the Years
Beloved ex Canberran returns for her book launch
Tue 3 Dec
Launching INVOLVED – the ACT Disability Commitme...
Minister for Disability Suzanne Orr launches this website
Tue 3 Dec
The Mermaid photoseries - a 2019 I-Day grant
A virtual exhibition by Hanna Cormick and Novel Photographic
Mon 2 Dec
Meeting Place 2019 - Opening at National Gallery o...
Australia's leading annual arts, culture and disability forum comes to Canberra!
Mon 2 Dec
Message from the Minister for Disability
Suzanne Orr MLA is pleased to be part of Canberra's celebration of I-Day!
Mon 2 Dec
Score Raiders Game Day - a 2019 I-Day grant
The Disability Trust’s Score Raiders hosted their inaugural International Day of People with Disability Event!
Sun 1 Dec
ACT Down Syndrome Association - Finalist for the 2...
Building the capacity of the Canberra community to meaningfully include people with intellectual disability
Sun 1 Dec
Belconnen Arts Centre - Finalist for the 2019 Chie...
Creating a space and a platform for artists with disability
Sun 1 Dec
Black Mountain School - Finalist for the 2019 Chie...
Equipping students with disability for their careers after school
Sun 1 Dec
Ceilidh Dalton - Finalist for the 2019 Chief Minis...
Creating art that is accessible for all Canberrans
Sun 1 Dec
Daana Restaurant - Finalist for the 2019 Chief Min...
Supporting inclusive employment through their small business
Sun 1 Dec
Department of Agriculture - Finalist for the 2019 ...
Promoting workplace diversity and inclusion
Sun 1 Dec
Getaboutable.com - Finalist for the 2019 Chief Min...
Improving travel and leisure options for people with disability
Sun 1 Dec
Have Your Say on SPIRE at the Canberra Hospital
Help with the next stage of this large healthcare infrastructure project
Sun 1 Dec
Jake Naylor - Finalist for the 2019 Chief Minister...
Ensuring sport and physical education is inclusive
Sun 1 Dec
Katie Senior - Finalist for the 2019 Chief Ministe...
Dancing to an inclusive beat
Sun 1 Dec
Luke Ferguson - Finalist for the 2019 Chief Minist...
Engaging students through creativity and disco
Sun 1 Dec
Mixed Bag Singing Group at Community Services #1 -...
Uniting people through music and singing
Sun 1 Dec
Pastoral Care Team, The Woden School - Finalist fo...
Promoting wellbeing and facilitating engagement and learning
Sun 1 Dec
Peter Churcher, Public Schools Infrastructure Prog...
Engaging with students, principals and parents to inform school accessibility upgrades
Sun 1 Dec
Questacon - Finalist for the 2019 Chief Minister'...
Increasing employment opportunities for people with disability
Sun 1 Dec
Rebecca Jefferys - Finalist for the 2019 Chief Min...
Creating an inclusive environment for young learners
Sun 1 Dec
Ruth O'Brien - Finalist for the 2019 Chief Minist...
Leading the way to more inclusive arts practice
Sun 1 Dec
Stella Bella Children's Centre - Finalist for the...
Enabling Sharon to train and get qualified
Sun 1 Dec
The Cycle Solutions Team at TADACT - Finalist for ...
Ensuring all Canberrans can enjoy cycling
Sun 1 Dec
The Future Is Inclusive podcast - Finalist for the...
Showing Canberrans how to be inclusive and become allies to people with disability
Sun 1 Dec
Vanessa Low - Finalist for the 2019 Chief Minister...
Promoting rail safety in Canberra