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We wish everyone the best of luck at the national Australian of the Year Awards tonight, especially all Queenslanders who have been nominated. We are especially proud of QDN member and Queensland Australian of the Year, Dr Dinesh Palipana. He is co-founder of Doctors with Disabilities Australia and senior resident at Gold Coast University Hospital. You can read more here http://ab.co/3iGyeqlYou can watch the awards tonight on the ABC.Graphic description: White background and the words Australian of the Year Awards in a blue colour. Underneath this are the words reflect, respect and celebrate. ... See MoreSee Less

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Peer Support Groups meet monthly connecting people with disability to share information and learn new things. Contact peersupport@qdn.org.au or 1300 363 783 to get meeting details. Find out more about your local Peer Support Group at https://qdn.org.au/.../qdn-on-line-local-support-groups/ Graphic description: Yellow background with blue QDN logo and coloured PSG logo. Peer Support Groups, Brisbane Hot Topics Friday, 29 January 12pm to 2pm. Caboolture, Saturday 30 January 11am to 1pm. Photo of 12 Zoom participants in a meeting. ... See MoreSee Less

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Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN), together with project partners QCOSS and ADA Australia are partnering with ART to support people who may need additional assistance to connect with ART and get started with the NDIS access processImage description: Background is a shipping container with green and black painted art on the side. There are three ladies looking at the camera smiling. One lady in a pink shirt and two in black shirts. Two ladies in black shirts are doing the peace sign.Thanks to the team at Shed 3 in Townsville, who are working with us to help more more eligible Queenslanders with disability join the NDIS through the Targeted Outreach Program. Our Targeted Outreach Officer Sarah (pictured far left) has been meeting with Rachel (centre) and Keryn (right) from Shed 3 to discuss the benefits of the #TargetedOutreachProject.Shed 3 delivers opportunities for young people through a range of projects and programs designed to improve social and emotional wellbeing.The Targeted Outreach Project is a partnership between Queenslanders with Disability Network QCOSS ADA Australiaand the Queensland Government’s Assessment and Referral Team (ART) and has been made available through a collaboration with the Commonwealth Government Thriving Communities Qld. QDN connects people with the Disability Connect and Outreach Program’s Assessment and Referral Team (ART) to start the NDIS access process.To find out more about the Targeted Outreach Project visit: https://bit.ly/TOPreferral. ... See MoreSee Less

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Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN), together with project partners QCOSS and ADA Australia are partnering with ART to support people who may need additional assistance to connect with ART and get started with the NDIS access processImage description: two ladies in front of a sign. They are smiling. The lady on the right is holding up a piece of paper which says, helping more Queenslanders with Disability get on the NDIS.Sarah, our Targeted Outreach Officer, is in Townsville this week, meeting with support providers and helping more eligible Queenslanders with disability join the NDIS through the Targeted Outreach Project.Sarah has been catching up with Alysha (pictured right) from breakthru Townsville - an NDIS provider and QCOSS member.The Targeted Outreach Project is a partnership between Queenslanders with Disability Network QCOSS ADA Australia and the Queensland Government’s Assessment and Referral Team (ART) and has been made available through a collaboration with the Commonwealth Government Thriving Communities Qld. QDN connects people with the Disability Connect and Outreach Program’s Assessment and Referral Team (ART) to start the NDIS access process.To find out more about the Targeted Outreach Project visit: https://bit.ly/TOPreferral. ... See MoreSee Less

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The over 65s peer support group meeting is on Wednesday 3 February 2021 at 1pm. If you are a person with disability who is over 65 years old and would like to join this group contact QDN at peersupport@qdn.org.au or phone 1300 363 783 for meeting details or more informationGraphic Description: Black QDN logo, Queenslanders with Disability Network. Peer Support Group logo. Over 65s Peer Support Group - A group for people over 65 with disability to form connections, share stories, and empower each other. Photograph of a woman wearing glasses and in a scooter drinking coffee outside a cafe. The woman is Rachel Mathews. ... See MoreSee Less

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I feel I’m doing something worthwhile. For some participants, it’s the first time they have spoken for themselves, and are having their say in what concerns them.

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Donna Best, QDN peer facilitator, NDIS participant readiness

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Willie Prince, Founding Member, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Disability Network of Queensland

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