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National Disability Guide – DISABILITY ADVOCACY SERVICES GET $5.3M INVESTMENT BUT UNCERTAINTY STILL LOOMS

DISABILITY ADVOCACY SERVICES GET $5.3M INVESTMENT BUT UNCERTAINTY STILL LOOMS Source: nationaldisabilityguide.com.au 18/12/2017 The Australian Government will invest about $5.3 million for disability representative organisations to continue their important advocacy work on behalf of people living with a disability. A host of organisations will claim a share

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SMH – Plea for Premier to reverse disability funding cuts as pressure mounts

SMH – Plea for Premier to reverse disability funding cuts as pressure mounts

Plea for Premier to reverse disability funding cuts as pressure mounts Source: Sydney Morning Herald NOVEMBER 17 2017 James Robertson The state government is under increasing pressure to reverse a total funding cut to dozens of NSW organisations that advocate for people with a disability, as Queensland follows

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Echo Net daily – Disability services in Ballina and Alstonville facing cuts

Disability services in Ballina and Alstonville facing cuts Source: Echo net daily November 8, 2017 | by The Echo Two disability advocacy services, in Ballina and Alstonville, are in danger of being wiped out by proposed funding cuts by the NSW Government. The cuts are expected to

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The Guardian – Sydney stadiums: NSW government faces ‘greyhound moment’

Sydney stadiums: NSW government faces ‘greyhound moment’ Source: The Guardian Tony Windsor warns Coalition it will ‘pay later’ for $2bn decision to knock down and rebuild two sports grounds  The Socceroos at ANZ Stadium in Sydney. The former Olympic stadium is to be rebuilt. Photograph: Jonny Weeks

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ABC – Fears of more abuse to disabled children if NSW Government scrap advocacy funding

Fears of more abuse to disabled children if NSW Government scrap advocacy funding Source: www.abc.net.au – By state political reporter Brigid Glanville Posted 10 Oct 2017, 6:42am PHOTO: 7.30 revealed abuse inflicted on children with disabilities. (Supplied: Caroline Franks) RELATED STORY: Mum of autistic boy strapped to chair ‘gobsmacked’ at school’s response

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Advocates urge NSW disability funds surety – AARON BUNCH

Advocates urge NSW disability funds surety – AARON BUNCH

SKYNEWS.COM.AU Advocates urge NSW disability funds surety AARON BUNCH Australian Associated Press 6:40PM September 20, 2017 Disability advocates and a raft of NSW politicians are demanding funding certainty for millions of vulnerable community members. They fear almost two million people living with disabilities could soon lose their

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NSW disability groups face wipeout, new figures show …

NSW disability groups face wipeout,  new figures show …

Up to half of the groups who advocate for people with a disability in NSW are facing being wiped out by funding cuts, as the state government hands over responsibility for disability services to the Commonwealth, new figures show. About 50 NSW groups advocating for people with disabilities receive $13

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Newcastle Herald, September 21, Advocates’ devil in detail

Newcastle Herald, September 21,  Advocates’ devil in detail
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PRIME7 News Wagga 26-09-2017

PRIME7 News Wagga 26-09-2017

The National Disability Insurance Scheme has been operating th… The National Disability Insurance Scheme has been operating three months now and has triggered a financial boom for a number of local service providers.While some have missed out under the scheme many are investing, hiring and struggling to

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NSW Disability Services Minister visited Wagga

NSW Disability Services Minister visited Wagga

NSW Disability Services Minister visited Wagga to hear about success of NDIS, but the spotlight turned to axing of another program. #9News pic.twitter.com/Fdj9laDjqi — 9 News Riverina (@9NewsRiverina) September 26, 2017

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