QDN has sent out many Media releases on important issues relating to disability. You will find them all here.
Media Release Highlights
The Targeted Outreach Project, rolls out in South-east Queensland from today, 6 September 2021. Minister for Seniors and Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Craig Crawford MP announced the launch of the initiative into Ipswich, Somerset, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim, Logan, and Redlands.
Queenslanders with disability, their families, supporters and service providers are clear that a sustainable and viable NDIS is important to everyone, but do not support that the proposed NDIS reforms or compulsory independent assessments are the way of achieving this.
Today the Minister for Housing, Leeanne Enoch introduced proposed legislation that would see tenants at the whim of the well-funded real estate lobby. The Make Renting Fair campaign, supported by over 50 community organisations, have come out today outlining their disappointment with the mixed bag of changes, after two and a half years of waiting...
Queenslanders with disability and their workers were identified as a priority group to get the COVID-19 vaccine in the Australian rollout, however less than 1% of people with disability in this priority group have received the vaccine. Nationally this total is less that 4%.
All Media Releases
Media Release: Disability inclusive and disaster resilient Queensland Communities: Toolkit and Resource Showcase
Media Release: Disability inclusive and disaster resilient Queensland Communities: Toolkit and Resource Showcase On Tuesday 12 October 2021, the Honourable Leanne Enoch Minister for Communities and Housing, Minister for … Read More
Media Release: COVID-19 vaccinations for people with disability Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) is calling on the Commonwealth and State/Territory Governments to work together to urgently implement the national vaccination plan … Read More
Media Release: Queenslanders with Disability Network launches new website Today, the Hon. Craig Crawford MP, Minister for Seniors, Disability Services and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships launched QDN’s … Read More
Media Release: Targeted Outreach Project rolls out in new regions today The Targeted Outreach Project, which supports people with disability into the NDIS, rolls out in South-east Queensland from today, … Read More
MEDIA RELEASE: We all want a sustainable and viable NDIS but mandatory independent assessments are not the way
MEDIA RELEASE: We all want a sustainable and viable NDIS but mandatory independent assessments are not the way Queenslanders with disability, their families, supporters and service providers are clear that … Read More
Joint Media Release: It’s time for Queensland renters to be given a fair go Today the Minister for Housing, Leeanne Enoch introduced proposed legislation that would see tenants at the … Read More
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