Media Release:  Minister launches initiative in new regions, helping more Queenslanders with disability join the NDIS

15 September 2020, Townsville: Today, during Disability Action Week, the Hon. Coralee O’Rourke, Minister for Communities, Disability Services and Seniors, launched the Targeted Outreach project in four new regions.

The partnership between Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN), Queensland Council of Social Service (QCOSS), Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia (ADA Australia) and the Queensland Government’s Disability Connect and Outreach Program’s Assessment and Referral Team (ART) means we are working together to help more Queenslanders join the NDIS.

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QDN welcomes Minister O’Rourke’s launch of ‘Creating Inclusion: Enabling Adventure’ Digital Story

International Day of People with Disability at Caboolture Changing Lives Changing Communities

Today on 3 December 2019, International Day of People with Disability, the Hon. Coralee O’Rourke, Minister for Communities, Disability Services and Seniors launched Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN’s) Deception Bay Local Support Group’s ‘Enabling Adventure’ Digital Story.

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Media Release: QDN Supports the Renting in Queensland Reforms

Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) welcomes the Queensland Government’s package of tenancy reforms announced on Saturday 16 November, 2019.  “QDN believes these reforms will go a long way to allowing renting Queensland households to make their house their home, particularly people who need to make minor modifications to their rental property to ensure it is accessible” says QDN Chairperson, Mr Nigel Webb.

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MEDIA RELEASE: QDN welcomes Disability Reform Council measures to improve provision of transport under the NDIS

QDN is pleased to inform members that the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council (DRC), in their latest communique, announced they have endorsed an approach to improve provision of transport support under the NDIS.

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