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.

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E-blast: Toowoomba community comes together for the Changing Lives, Changing Communities forum

QDN and QCOSS continue to hold community forums around the state to bring together all parts of the community to look at how we create truly inclusive and accessible communities.  Over 70 people, including people with disability, broader community, service providers and government attended the two day Changing Lives, Changing

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Deception Bay LSG ‘Out and About in Our Community and Beyond Expo’

Congratulations to Deception Bay Local Support Group for hosting yet another very successful Expo Celebrating Disability Awareness on 13 September 2018 at Market Square Deception Bay.  The Deception Bay LSG were successful in receiving $1900 sponsorship from the Moreton Bay Regional Council, with 17 stall holders joining in the

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E-Blast: Vale Mike Duggan

QDN was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Mike Duggan on Monday 24 September, 2018. Mike made significant contributions to a number of organisations during his life, including Community Resource Unit, Queensland Advocacy Incorporated, Lifestyle Options, Queensland Disability Housing Coalition and QDN.  He was a foundational member of QDN, being a member of the original Interim Steering Committee and post QDN’s Incorporation, Mike served as Vice President on the Management

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E-Blast – Launch of QDN Hot Topics Digital Stories at Griffith Film School, Southbank as part of Disability Action Week

QDN was pleased to co-host with Griffith University, the launch of the Hot Topics Local Support Group Digital Stories as part of Disability Action Week on Tuesday 11 September 2018. The digital stories are a collection of individual and group

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Disability Action Week

Disability Action Week is being held from 9 to 15 September 2018 with the theme ‘An all abilities Queensland: everybody has a role to play’.  Disability Action Week is held annually in September with the aim of empowering people with disability, raising awareness of disability issues, and improving access and inclusion throughout the wider community.

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