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DVA Occupational Therapy Workshop

26th March 2015, Training
DVA will be facilitating a NEW National DVA Occupational Therapy Training Program on Friday 8th May 2015. The purpose of this training will be to educ...

Global Communities Joint International Conference

18th March 2015, Event
The 2015 ACSA IAHSA Conference theme Global Communities Coming Together - is a fitting description of what will happen during the conference connect...

SCIA Independence Expo 2016 is on again!

13th March 2015, Event
The SCIA Independence Expo 2016 will be held over two days, on 15 and 16 April 2016, at Australian Technology Park in Sydney. Together we will welcom...

NSW Home Modifications and Maintenance Services State Council Inc. is now a national organisation

12th March 2015
In February 2015 the NSW Home Modifications and Maintenance Services State Council Inc. was formally registered with ASIC as a company limited by guar...

NDS Productivity Tool 2012/2013 summary report now available.

12th March 2015
With the transition to the NDIS fast approaching, now is an opportune time to ensure your organisation is running as efficiently as possible. Organisa...

Infrastructure support vital for NDIS to be financially viable

12th March 2015
Freedom2live has published an article by Kymberly Martin regarding an interview with Dr Sachi Purcal, from the Macquarie University Centre for the Hea...

NSW Disability Inclusion Plan launched

12th March 2015
Minister for Disability Services, John Ajaka officially launched the NSW Disability Inclusion Plan on 26th February. The plan is one of the first step...

Australian Wheelchair spatial dimensions

9th March 2015
The Australian Building Code Board commissioned and has just relaesed a report on wheelchair spatial dimensions as a part of its dutry to inform the M...

NSW ‘The Price is Right?’ workshops: Costing your services in an NDIS world. New dates released!

9th March 2015
The Price is Right? workshops: Costing your services in an NDIS world.New dates released!Understanding the unit cost of your services is critical to y...

Reforms to NSW home building laws

6th March 2015
According to Frank Bannon and Michelle Larin of Clayton Utz NSW residential building law reforms in the publication on their website published on Marc...

Home Modification Webinar – Case Study – Person with a Spinal Injury

5th March 2015, Event
Case Study Person with a Spinal Injury Attendees will receive information about: Clinical reasoning to problem solve specific case scenarios Re...

Workers Compensation training for ADHC funded organisations now available

18th February 2015
National Disability Services (NDS) will be running a series of workers compensation workshops to help organisations improve the management of their wo...

Electrical services for home modification

12th February 2015
When modifying the home for safety and comfort it should be remembered that simply turning on a light or charging a phone can suddenly become difficul...

FACS Clinical Innovation and Governance Web Conferencing Events 2015

6th February 2015
A FACS calendar of all go to meetings and go to webinars that Clinical Innovation and Governance will be hosting this year. To register for each event...

Applications for next Choice matters GRANTS CLOSING SOON!

5th February 2015
Run Projects is a grants program run by My Choice Matters, the NSW Consumer Development Fund to help people with disability and their families prepare...

Ninth National Housing Conference - Perth

30th January 2015, Event
We invite you to join us at the biennial gathering of the housing clans as we co-host the ninth National Housing Conference in Perth from Wednesday 28...

Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) 48th National Conference - Alice Springs

30th January 2015, Event
The AAG Conference is truly multidisciplinary and brings together people with a wide range of professional interests. This unique meeting of the minds...

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...