News and Events


January 24, 2014

Consumer Consultative Forum members wanted

Australia’s media regulator, the Australian Communications Media Authority (ACMA), is seeking members of the public to apply to sit on its Consumer Consultative Forum. People from diverse backgrounds, including those with disability, are encouraged to apply.

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January 23, 2014

New National Disability Standards released

The new National Disability Standards for disability services were released in December 2013.

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December 23, 2013

Are you prepared for the heat?

Tasmanians are used to coping with cool weather, but are typically less experienced coping with extreme heat.

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December 23, 2013

Emergency+ Smartphone App

More than 65 per cent of calls to Triple Zero (000) are made from mobile phones. Sometimes, callers don't know their exact location – they might be on a long stretch of road with no familiar landmarks, or they may simply be unaware of the name of the street they are on. Obviously, the location of the caller is a critical piece of information required…

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December 16, 2013

NDIA Draft Strategic Plan available for comment

A draft of the National Disability Insurance Agency's strategic plan 2013 - 2016 has been released.

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December 15, 2013

NDIS launch sites to be renamed trial sites

The federal government has changed the way it describes launch sites for the national disability insurance scheme, suggesting there may be a change to its roll out timetable.

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December 14, 2013

Home and Community Care (HACC) Home Modifications Review

The online survey for the HACC Home modifications, Home Maintenance and Goods and Equipment Services provided to older people is now available.

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December 02, 2013

Calling all people who celebrate their 65th birthday this year

The organising group for HUMAN RIGHTS DAY (10th December) is looking for people who were born in 1948 and are therefore as old as the Declaration of Human Rights. They intend to celebrate the 65th birthday of the Declaration of Human Rights on the 10th December in the Launceston Mall between 3pm and 4.30pm.

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