Bi-Monthly Update – July 2019

From the Chairperson

QDN’s work is about informing, connecting, leading and influencing and information is key.  QDN has an important role in providing information to and for people with disability about what is happening in the policy landscape, and also policy decisions that are made that have a real impact upon our day to day lives. Just as critical is the information that members provide to QDN about what is happening in local communities around Queensland about the implementation of policy decisions, at a state and national level like the All Abilities Queensland Strategy and the National Disability Strategy and how things are working on the ground for people.

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Bi-monthly update – March 2019

Please click below to listen to an audio of a shortened version of the March 2019 e-bulletin.

From the Chairperson

The Federal Election is just a few months away. QDN has prepared a Federal Election Platform document outlining the key issues for Queenslanders with disability.  The document will come out this week. Almost one in every five Queenslanders has a disability, that’s almost 900,000 people, and only approximately 91,000 of these people are expected to enter the National Disability

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Bi-Monthly Update – January 2019

From the Chairperson

Welcome to 2019 and the first edition of the E-bulletin for the year. I hope that members and supporters enjoyed the festive season and ready for a big year ahead. This year is going to be busy and an important year for the voice of Queenslanders with disability. Firstly we have a federal election which looks set to be in May. People with disability want jobs, quality health care, affordable and

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Bi-monthly Update July 2018

From the Chairperson

The annual fanfare associated with the month of June means State budget time, and the 2018-2019 Queensland State Budget was handed down by the Palaszczuk Government. QDN, as one of 14 Community Services Peaks was part of the organisations hosting the Budget Breakfast organised by QCOSS at the Brisbane Convention Centre. It was positive to hear the Treasurer and Deputy Premier Jackie Trad give her overview of the budget and

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