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Grocon commits to LHA livability guidelines

22nd August 2014
Leading real estate company, Grocon, became the first Australian real estate developer to commit to building all future Grocon residential development...

Livable Housing Australia (LHA): Grocon commits to LHA livability guidelines

20th August 2014
Leading real estate company, Grocon, today becomes the first Australian real estate developer to commit to building all future Grocon residential deve...

Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access: Universal Design Survey

20th August 2014
The Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access at the University of Buffalo is looking for participants to complete their online survey on U...

NDS: WORKSHOPS: DEVELOPING SUPPORT NETWORKS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

19th August 2014
National Disability Services (NDS) NSW are hosting a series of one-day workshops that will assist frontline managers to understand their role in devel...

USA: RERC-UD State of the Science Conference: Increasing Adoption of Universal Design in the Building Industry

15th August 2014, Event
The Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Universal Design and the Built Environment (RERC-UD), funded by the National Institute on Disability...

Caring for the Carer: Home design and modification for carers of young people with disability

13th August 2014
The Occasional Research PaperCaring for the Carer: Home design and modification for carers of young people with disability is available on our website...

The Power of Oldness

13th August 2014, Event
Please join the Age Discrimination Commissioner, the Hon. Susan Ryan AO, and the Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon. Eric Abetz, in launching th...

NSW Carers Strategy launched by Minister Ajaka

13th August 2014
Minister for Ageing and Disability Services, the Hon. John Ajaka MLC, released the NSW Carers Strategy at NSW Parliament House on 7 August 2014. The ...

Acorn 120 Superglide straight stairlift - Product Recall

13th August 2014
The Acorn 120 Superglide straight stairlift was manufactured between 2007 and 2011. These units have serial numbers between 110101209781 and 110202352...

DIY Home Modifications: Point-of-Sale Support for People with Disability and their Carers: Positioning Paper

8th August 2014
The DIY Home Modifications: Point-of-Sale Support for People with Disability and their CarersPositioning Paperis available on our website now. This p...

Our DIY Home Modifications Surveys are still underway!

4th August 2014
If you, your carer, or the person you care for has modified their home please complete the DIY Consumer Survey. Alternatively, if you have been invol...

COTA Australia: National Policy Forum 2014: Speakers’ Presentations Available

4th August 2014
Access the speakers' presentations from COTA Australias National Policy Forum 2014, "Making an Australia for all ages - what's the plan?", which was h...

Aboriginal Disability Network NSW: Living My Way, Being Prepared Conference

1st August 2014, Event
This conference focuses on how you can prepare for the changes to the disability service systmem. Keynote speakers include: The Hon. John Ajaka ML...

Department of Social Services: Discussion Paper: Key Directions for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme

1st August 2014
Key Directions for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme is available to download from the Department of Social Services website. The papersets out...

NSW Land and Housing Corporation: Building Design and Product Requirements Overview

30th July 2014
Further to the NSW Land and Housing Corporation's Component Requirements document, which we recently featured in the news, theBuilding Design and Prod...

8th National Homelessness Conference 2014 - Homelessness: Complexities & Countermeasures

30th July 2014, Event
Several hundred delegates from Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific will come together for three days,between 1012 September 2014, for the8th Natio...

Accessible Arts: 2014 Arts Activated National Conference

24th July 2014, Event
The leading arts and disability conference in Australia showcasing the accomplishments of people with disability, as artists, leaders, audience and ad...

OT Australia: Creative Marketing in Occupational Therapy (three part webinar series)

23rd July 2014, Training
OT Australia is hosting three webinars in the seriesCreative Marketing in Occupational Therapy: How to get yourself and your practice noticed. There ...

The Arts Health Institute presents the 2nd national Play Up Convention, “Creative Ideas in Ageing”

18th July 2014, Event
This is the convention that encourages you to be more creative at work. Be inspired by leading speakers and practical workshops. A convention for aged...

India: International Ergonomics Conference (HWWE 2014)

18th July 2014, Event
Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Guwahati presents Humanizing Work and Work Environment 2014 (HWWE2014)for the second time after its successful hos...

USA: Fifth International Conference on the Constructed Environment

18th July 2014, Event
The Constructed Environment / Common Ground Publishingpresent the Fifth International Conference on the Constructed Environment. This interdisciplina...

COTA Australia’s National Policy Forum 2014: Making an Australia for all ages – what’s the plan?

16th July 2014, Event
This forum will focus on how ready Australia is to harness the potential and meet the challenge of our rapidly ageing society. Keynote speaker: Trave...

Livable Housing Australia: Minister Andrews launches new online assessment tool

16th July 2014
In a media release issued today,Livable Housing Australia (LHA) announced thatthe Minister for Social Services, the Hon Kevin Andrews MP, has launched...

Getting Ready: Living the life I want to live!

15th July 2014, Training
Getting Ready is a free workshop run over 2 days (3 hours each day) for people with physical disability, hosted by the Physical Disability Council of ...