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Tue 30 Jun
COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Innovation Gr...

Are you keen to contribute to the mental health and wellbeing of Canberrans and their local community as we recover from the impacts of COVID-19? Do you have great ideas on ways to improve people&r...

Tue 30 Jun
Legal Aid ACT
Extended Helpline Hours
Tue 30 Jun
Our Voice
Driving change by sharing lived experience
Tue 30 Jun
Public hearing to investigate COVID-19 impact

The Royal Commission has announced a public hearing on the impact of COVID-19 on people with disability. It will be held in Sydney during the week commencing 17 August and is th...

Tue 30 Jun
Rebus Theatre to commence weekly classes
open for enrolments now
Wed 24 Jun
Free COVID-19 testing
Other free and easily accessible testing facilities
Wed 24 Jun
Health Risk Management Plan - Return to School for...
COVID-19 Risk Management Plan
Wed 24 Jun
PPE video for disability support workers
Alison McMillan, Australia’s Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, demonstrates how and when to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) for disability support workers
Fri 19 Jun
COVID-19 Restrictions easing.
From 12 noon - 19 June 2020
Fri 12 Jun
Information from the ACT Senior Practitioner
From 1 July 2020, the Senior Practitioner Act 2018 creates penalties for an inappropriate use of a restrictive practice.
Thu 11 Jun
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
Thu 11 Jun
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...
Thu 11 Jun
Advice for people with disability - COVID-19
Australian Government Department of Health Resources
Thu 11 Jun
Disability Information Helpline
Australian Government
Wed 10 Jun
COAG Disability Reform Council Communiqué

COAG Disability Reform Council Communiqué


Commonwealth, state and territory disability ministers met on 11 May 2020. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss contin...

Thu 4 Jun
COVID-19 restrictions in the ACT
Canberra's' recovery plan
Thu 4 Jun
Hospital visitor access restrictions eased
Starting 4th June 2020
Wed 3 Jun
ACT Human Rights Commission
Complaints about abuse, neglect or exploitation of a vulnerable person
Wed 3 Jun
ACT Libraries - online services are available
New dedicated libraries ACT Digital Helpline - 02 6207 7265
Wed 3 Jun
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...

Wed 3 Jun
Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan f...
Management and Operational Plan for People with Disability
Wed 3 Jun
BE STRONG TOGETHER – www.covid19.act.gov.au
BE STRONG TOGETHER
Wed 3 Jun
COVID-19 Statement of Concern
Human rights, disability and ethical decision-making.
Wed 3 Jun
NDIS 2020-21 Price Guide
New supported employment pricing