Take the Mad as Hell pledge

With federal and state elections looming, pressure is mounting on political parties to commit to a National Disability Insurance Scheme, as the Mad as Hell campaign shows.


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How to plan for an ageing population

Read about how one council is already on-the-ball, planning the best services possible for its ageing residents and tapping into the benefits older people bring.


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Greater accessibility to Special Disability Trusts

The eligibility criteria and allowable uses for Special Disability Trusts (SDTs) will be amended to make them more accessible and to increase uptake.

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Work and Family Grants Program

Take A Break Away is for small businesses, using government money, to help make their workplace family friendly.


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New family carers’ survey

The Centre for Civil Society, a nation-wide organisation for the empowerment of ordinary people, has launched a family carers’ survey

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