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Universal Design Conference COTA

23rd June 2016, Event
Council on the Ageing NSW (COTA NSW) is pleased to bring you the 2nd Australian Universal Design Conference. After the success of the inaugural confer...

WORKSHOP: Environmental Home Modifications - The Basics - TAREE

23rd June 2016, Event
This is a two day workshop (Friday 12 and Saturday 13 August) for Occupational Therapists covering the knowledge and skills based required to prescrib...

Aging & Society: Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference

23rd June 2016, Event
2016 Special Focus: Aging, Life-course, Social Change Aging & Society: Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference features research addressing the following ...

Enablement Support Model Project - A part of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) transition process

21st June 2016
The Commonwealth Government has funded the Enablement Support Model Project (Project) in the Hunter trial site so that work can be done with the cohor...

Qld Home Mods Discussion Group Meeting

15th June 2016, Event
Speakers will be Deb and Craig from Everyday Access to talk about stairlift installation. Liz shall present on the information from the MOD.A Home ...

Archicentre Floodsing Fact Sheets

7th June 2016
Archicentre have developed a number of important fact sheets that are available from their website relating to floods including some helpful tips and ...

Webinar: Commonwealth Home Support Programme Data Exchange 20 June 2016

6th June 2016
You are invited to a live webinar focusing on the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Data Exchange. The webinar will provide an update of the ...

Release of NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation Decision Paper on Pricing and Payments

6th June 2016
The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has released a decision paper on NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Pricing and Payments T...

Adjusting to Consumer Directed Care for Aged Care Service Users

2nd June 2016
The experience of Brotherhood of St Laurence community aged care service users found that the Aged care reform move to Consumer Directed Care (CDC) ad...

The future is now: Aspirational home modification innovation

2nd June 2016
These innovative and futurastic assistive technology solutions are the future right now, for Home Modfcation Professionals, Occupational Therapists an...


30th May 2016, Event
National Disability Services (NDS) and the Centre for Disability Research and Policy (CDRP) are hosting a Research to Action one day conference focusi...

Shaping the future, planning for homes in the Ageing World - seminar

30th May 2016, Event
Housing locality and engaging older people As Australia grows older, how can we best plan for twenty-first century populations? Will our towns, citie...

Research to Action Conference

30th May 2016
National Disability Services (NDS) and the Centre for Disability Research and Policy (CDRP) are hosting a Research to Action one day conference focusi...

Archicentre & PanoramaUAV introduce Drone Inspections

30th May 2016
Archicentre's Commercial Maintenance Advice Inspection just got more advanced with the new inclusion of PanoramaUAV's Drone Inspection. This drone ser...

NDIS Sector Development Fund free workshops

11th May 2016
The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) is running a series of community workshops. These NDIS Sector Development Fund free works...

Increasing Choice in Home Care – Have your say on the proposed changes

11th May 2016
Implementation of Increasing Choice in Home Care - Stage 1 requires amendments to both primary and delegated aged care legislation. The Aged Care Legi...

Affordable housing Awards Open including Best Specialist Solution/Initiative

10th May 2016
Nominations are open for the 2016 Awards for Excellence in Community Housing. The Awards are open to all non-government and local government organisat...

Have your say on new strata regulations

10th May 2016
The NSW Government has released the draft regulations to support the major strata law changes that were passed in October 2015 to modernise strata law...

Australian Assistive Technology Conference, Gold Coast 2016

28th April 2016, Event
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE Assistive technology solutions are essential enablers in everyday life. They are becoming increasingly important to all people w...

Ramps and Rails Workshop - Brisbane 2016

26th April 2016, Event
Objectives This workshop aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners with: Knowledge about broad principles for designing internal and exte...

Useful Home Modification Drawing and Measuring Apps for mobile devices

20th April 2016
The Urban developer website posted 10 Best Architecture Apps on 14th April 2016. These Apps are just as useful for Home Modfcation Professionals, Occ...

2016 Perth Conference - Breaking Down Barriers Through Participation

19th April 2016, Event
With the theme of Breaking Down Barriers Through Participation the Conference will be an ideal forum for occupational therapists to discuss new practi...

Active Ageing Conference 2016: Wellness, Reablement & Restorative Care in aged care

18th April 2016, Event
The conference comes as the government starts allocating the first restorative care packages from July, while providers are also responding to their n...

Modify or Move’ among many housing options

14th April 2016
As reported in Freedom2live on April 13, 2016 by Kymberly Martin in News It was a full house with 500+ attendees attending the inaugural NSW NDIS Hou...
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