New parking reforms announced that will benefit Queenslanders with disability
QDN commends the Palaszczuk Government on reforms passed this week which make those with vision loss eligible for disability parking permits for the first time. This reform will be supported by the doubling of the existing fine for drivers who illegally use disability parking spaces. These changes come into effect from 31 August 2020.
Call for Expressions of Interest for QDN Board of Directors
QDN is a company limited by guarantee, governed by a Board of Directors, who are people with disability. We are with, and for, all people with disability and ensure those with limited or no voice are heard and valued. We believe in, and model, a human rights approach that recognises disability as a social issue. We are committed to the
The Australian Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee into the NDIS is holding an inquiry into the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. We want to know more about QDN member’s thoughts of and experiences with the Commission to inform our submission to the inquiry.
QDN will use the responses to this survey in its submission but will de-identify any quotes. If you have any concerns, please contact QDN at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 1300 363 783. The survey closes Monday, 27 July 2020.
QDN is deeply saddened at the passing of Philia Polites on 2 July, 2020. Philia has contributed greatly to QDN in many ways over the years. Philia was an inspirational person, great mentor and a person who
Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to getting back to some face-to-face connection with members. Though we’ve enjoyed our telephone and video chats with you all, we are delighted to let you know that from Monday 6 July 2020 QDN will be re-opening our office in Brisbane, during our normal opening hours of