Category Archive: News

Dec 02

We have a new Carer Information & Support Advocate

My name is Yvonne, I am CLA’s new carer information & support advocate, committed to assisting participants and their parents/carers with NDIS pre-planning, including accompanying the family to the NDIS planning meetings. I can assist with NDIS plan re-views, speak with the service sector and advocate for the family on issues impacting on their lives. Cath is taking …

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Dec 02

All Abilities Sailing at BYS

A personal story from a CLA Member and Volunteer about the All Abilities Sailing Program at Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron. We’ve moved from Melbourne to live in Rye since late 2017 and loving it. My adult son, Jamie especially shown his enthusiasm and happiness since being here. Apart from everything else, attending the Sailability Blairgowrie has definitely …

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Nov 27

FREE All Abilities Day next Wednesday 5 December

ALL ABILITIES DAY is happening next Wednesday 5 December from 9.30am – 1.30pm. Come and try a range of sports, dance and art activities as well as a BBQ lunch – all for FREE! Bookings essential and will be closing very soon (the Shire has extended the deadline so make sure you don’t miss out!) …

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Nov 24

Every Australian deserves the choice to have a home of their own

The issue of a severe lack of appropriate housing and accommodation options for people with intellectual disability, and the consequential impact of ageing parents who continue to provide care for their sons and daughters living with an intellectual disability is escalating at an alarming rate. Please read here an open letter to Minister Dan Tehan from Justin …

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Oct 25

Inquiry into “market readiness for the provision of services under the NDIS”

Markets, Markets, Markets. We hear a lot about markets when it comes to the NDIS. But without attention to how markets are operating, the choice and control promised by the NDIS will become meaningless. Please read here how The Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS were so concerned about how things were going they recently conducted …

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