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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.
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.
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.
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’ ...
Have your say: Help Transport and Main Roads (TMR) assess how accessible and inclusive their services, products, information and infrastructure are for customers.
Have your say: Help Transport and Main Roads (TMR) assess how accessible and inclusive their services, products, information and infrastructure are for customers. Share your views in a confidential … Read More
Stage 2 Covid-19 restrictions lifting this afternoon. From 4pm this afternoon (Friday 8 October) there is a return to Stage 3 restrictions in Townsville, Palm Island, Gold Coast, Logan … Read More
Register now – Get Ready, Plan Ahead Gold Coast Workshops QDN is holding free workshops for people with disability and their conversation partners (family members, support workers, carers, friends) in … 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
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
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
QDN Peer Leader
"I know that COVID is a game changer, but it is the ultimate test of shelter in place plans for people with disability and chronic conditions."