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RESNA Launches New Conference in Singapore in Conjunction with RehabTech Asia 2015

21st January 2015, Event
RESNA, the Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America, is partnering with RehabTech Asia to launch a new conference t...

Minor Home Modifications Workshop - Gold Coast

21st January 2015, Event
This workshop is suitable for all occupational therapists regardless of experience in prescribing home modifications. FOCUS on Minor Home Modificatio...

Updated Promoting Respiratory Health Practice Guide now online

14th January 2015
This practice guide forms part of the supporting resource material for the physiotherapy discipline specific Core Standard Promoting Respiratory Healt...

NDS - WA Quality System – what you need to know

13th January 2015, Event
This is an information session to learn more about the enhanced WA Quality System and will include information about the introduction of the National ...

6th Annual National Disability Summit 2015 - VIC

13th January 2015, Event
Disability reform is an extremely high-profile national issue with the NDIS expanding from its initial trial sites to additional sites in Western Aust...

Bathroom Modifications Workshop - Toowoomba

13th January 2015, Event
LifeTec is conducting a series of workshops during 2015 that will be lecture style with extensive use of photos to illustrate examples of home modific...

Introduction to Home Modifications Workshop - Toowoomba

13th January 2015, Event
LifeTec is conducting a series of workshops during 2015 that will be lecture style with extensive use of photos to illustrate examples of home modific...

Design for Dementia - Qld

13th January 2015, Event
LifeTec is conducting a series of workshops during 2015 that will be lecture style with extensive use of photos to illustrate examples of home modific...

Home Modifications for People in the Bariatric Range - QLD

13th January 2015, Event
LifeTec is conducting a series of workshops during 2015 that will be lecture style with extensive use of photos to illustrate examples of home modific...

OT Bathroom Modifications Workshop - QLD

13th January 2015, Event
LifeTec is conducting a series of workshops during 2015 that will be lecture style with extensive use of photos to illustrate examples of home modific...

Home Modifications - OT Ramps and Rails Workshop, QLD

13th January 2015, Event
LifeTec isconducting a series of workshops during 2015 that will be lecture style with extensive use of photos to illustrate examples of home modifica...

Disasters happen – don't think if, think when

13th January 2015
Disaster changes the lives of many families, causing millions of dollars in property, medical emergencies and infrastructure damage. You need to be p...

National Construction Code now (NCC) free online

13th January 2015
The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) will be making the National Construction Code (NCC) free online from 2015. This is an initiative of the Au...

IDeA Online Courses in Universal Design

7th January 2015, Training
These IDeAcourses are constructed for advocates, builders and contractors, planners, architects, occupational and physical therapists, and policymaker...

Minor Home Modifications Function, Occupation, Clinical reasoning, Universal, Skill development A professional development workshop for occupational therapists

17th December 2014, Event
This workshop was successfully held in 2014 and is scheduled to be repeated in 2015 due to popular demand. The details of this workshop are as follow...

New Revised Standards for Termite Management

10th December 2014
Standards Australia has recently published two revised Australian Standards for termite management, which are alsointended for use as a tool to assist...

ACAA - Universal Design: A Better Way National Conference & Trade Expo

10th December 2014, Event
The Association of Consultants in Access Australia (ACAA) National Conference andTrade Expo is the leading industry event focussing on universal desig...

Pacific Rim International Week on Disability and Diversity - Hawaii

2nd December 2014, Event
Pacific Rim International Conference is an annual conference for social change enthusiasts. The conference brings together civil society stakeholders,...

ATSA Expo

25th November 2014, Event
The ATSA Independent Living Expo is Australia's foremost Exhibition for Rehabilitation and Aged Care Equipment. Brisbane Royal International Conven...

Commencement of the Disability Reportable Incidents scheme in NSW

21st November 2014
The NSW Ombudsman's office has notified us that from 3 December 2014, all NSW funded providers of disability supported group accommodation iwill be re...

International Day of People with Disability Picnic

20th November 2014
My Choice Matters is hosting a Picnic in the Park on Wednesday 3rd December 2014 to celebrate International Day of People with Disability.  We wi...

All accessible golf - a first in Australia

13th November 2014
Moore Park Golf, part of Centennial Parklands, is the first public golf course in Australia to enable people with severe physical disability to enjoy ...

The state of the community service sector in New South Wales 2014

13th November 2014
Natasha Cortis, Megan Blaxland | Social Policy Research Centre. This report provides unprecedented detail about the characteristics of not-for-profit ...

Cross-sector collaboration - an essential ingredient for NDIS success

13th November 2014
A new report by the University of Sydney and the Young People In Nursing Homes National Alliance shows that improved collaboration across governments ...