Media Release: Queensland’s message on NDIS Reforms are clear – one size doesn’t fit all so pause, reset and co-design

Yesterday, Queenslanders with disability, their families, supporters and service providers came together to speak out about a number of proposed reforms to the

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Brief Snapshot of the 2021 Federal Budget

This is a brief snapshot for QDN members of the budget initiatives announced on Tuesday 11 May 2021.

QDN welcomes the Federal Government budget announcements, specifically related to people with disability and looks forward to seeing more details about the specific commitments as the budget is rolled out.

QDN will keep members updated with more detailed analysis as we get more information about these budget announcements.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Housing crisis by design

More than three quarters of Australians with mobility issues cannot find housing that meets their needs – and it’s a growing problem as our population ages, especially in regional and remote locations.

Rockhampton local, Des Ryan has first-hand experience of housing accessibility challenges. “The only way I was able to secure housing that was affordable and met my disability needs was to build it from scratch” Des said.

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Media Release: QDN CALLS FOR QUEENSLANDERS WITH DISABLITY TO BE PART OF A NEW EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM THIS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEOPLE WITH DISABLITY.

This International Day of People with Disability, Thursday 3 December 2020, QDN are calling for Queenslanders with disability to be part of a new and exciting Emerging Leaders Program.

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e-Blast: Jobs at QDN

Media Communications and Marketing Officer

QDN are seeking applications for the position of Media Communications and Marketing Officer, located in Brisbane. This role is classified as a Level 5 position and the hours are 38 hours per week (fixed term contract to 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension). Apply via Seek. The deadline for applications is 6 September.

For more information please email applications@qdn.org.au

Media Release: QDN launches new individual COVID-19 planning resource for people with disability

Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) has worked with the University of Sydney to develop the COVID-19 Person-Centred Emergency Preparedness (PCEP) planning tool, funded with support from the Queensland

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12 February 2020

MEDIA RELEASE

New partnership to connect more Queenslanders to the NDIS

Three community organisations have welcomed the launch of a new partnership with the Queensland Government to identify and engage more people with disability who may be eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (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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