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Targeted Outreach Project continues to rollout across new regions

QDN has been working with the Assessment and Referral Team (ART) on the Targeted Outreach Project to support more Queenslanders with disability to get on the NDIS. On Monday 6 September the Hon. Craig Crawford, Minister for Seniors, Disability Services and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships launched the project in Ipswich, Somerset, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim, Logan, and Redlands.

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Covid Conversation Discussion Summary now available

The fourth Covid Conversation was held on the 26th of August. QDN and HCQ’s COVID Conversations Webinar Series are a way to hear directly from the experts on the current plan across hospitals, hubs, GP surgeries and pharmacies, share your experiences of getting or trying to get the vaccine, and discuss solutions to make the vaccine rollout easier and more accessible for all Queenslander with disabilities.

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Get Ready, Plan Ahead project launch

QDN is working with the University of Sydney and the Gold Coast City Council to deliver the Get Ready, Plan Ahead project to support more Queenslanders with disability to begin planning for emergencies and disasters.
QDN will be holding two workshops in three locations on the Gold Coast for people with disability and their conversation partner (family, friends, or support workers) to help them start working on their emergency and disaster plan.

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National Roadmap for Improving the Health of People with Intellectual Disability

QDN has been working with partners nationally over the past decade which has brought together people with intellectual disabilities and their families, professors, clinicians, advocates, and decision makers to understand how the healthcare of people with intellectual disability can be improved. QDN supported the national campaign “Our Health Counts – End Deadly Disability Discrimination’ ...

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Peer Support Groups join Redcliffe Sunday Markets

1st October 2021

Peer Support Groups join Redcliffe Sunday Markets Deception Bay and Redcliffe Peer Support Group members and Group Convenors joined the @RedcliffeMarkets (https://www.facebook.com/RedcliffeMarkets) Redcliffe Sunday Markets on Sunday 28 September to … Read More

QDN e-Bulletin Update September 2021

29th September 2021

QDN e-Bulletin Update September 2021A NOTE FROM DESDes Ryan, Chairperson of the BoardI would like to thank everyone who has been involved in the development of our new website. True … Read More

Get Ready, Plan Ahead project launch

13th September 2021

Get Ready, Plan Ahead project launch QDN is working with the University of Sydney and the Gold Coast City Council to deliver the Get Ready, Plan Ahead project to support … Read More


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