On International Day of People with Disability, QDN acknowledges the theme of 2018, empowering people with disability and ensuring inclusiveness and equality. People with disability as leaders in their own lives are driving change to create communities where everyone is included as equal citizens.
As QDN’s Chairperson, I would like to congratulate QDN members, Board of Directors, staff and supporters on our very successful AGM. Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed at the 2018 AGM with our highest number of attendees to date.
QDN’s Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday 3 November 2018 with over 50 people in attendance. We would like to thank all QDN members from across the state for your engagement, feedback, voice, experiences, efforts and energy, which is the heart of QDN. To our allies and supporters we also extend our thanks for your work in partnership and delivering on common goals and outcomes.
My Health Record – make your decision by 15 November
This year, the Commonwealth Government will create a My Health Record for you unless you opt out. QDN has developed an easy English booklet, based on Health Consumers Queensland (HCQ) information, to help you think through the things you need to weigh up so you can make the right decision.
E-Blast: Human Rights Bill introduced to Queensland Parliament
Queenslanders will soon be protected under a Human Rights Act after a bill was tabled in State Parliament yesterday. The Queensland act has been modelled on the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act. That includes a
E:Blast: Queensland renters deserve the right to have a place to call home – make renting fair!
Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) is one of 12 community based organisations who form the Make Renting Fair Alliance today (October 25 2018) launching the “Make Renting Fair” campaign. It gives a voice to Queensland renters,
Member Feedback Sought: Third Review of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards)
The Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is conducting the third review of Disability Standards for accessible public transport. An issues paper and terms of reference have recently been released.
Member Update: Have your say – Reshaping the Disability Services Act 2006
As Queensland transitions to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Queensland Government are reviewing the Disability Services Act 2006 to ensure there are laws in place to reflect the changing landscape of how supports for people with disability are funded and delivered across Australia.