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COVID19 NDIS Updates

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is making some changes to the plan review process in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Some of the changes include: Plans will no longer end. If your plan is due to end soon and you still have not heard...

CoronaVirus Bulletin – Information & Resources

Please note that AFDO has set up an information page which is being updated as new information is published.  Please visit https://www.afdo.org.au/coronavirus-covid-19-information/ for the latest information and resources. The Australian Government has launched a...

Disability Royal Commission suspends all public events

Disability Royal Commission suspends all public events Please note that the Disability Royal Commission has suspended public hearings, due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus.  This includes  upcoming hearings on: education scheduled for next week in...

Launch of Business Inclusion & Diversity Services (BIDS)

At AFDO, we believe that a new approach is needed – one that focuses on the needs of employers and the skills of people with disability. This approach needs to get more people working, meet the needs of businesses and increase productivity. Between 2013–2014, we met...

Easy English Guide to Corona Virus

With the growing concern around the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) in Australia, and with the spread of incorrect information around the world, we have pulled together a list of useful resources for people with disability and their families on COVID-19. The Growing Space has...

Disability Royal Commission Update

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has today released information about how you can apply to tell your story to a Commissioner in a private session. Private sessions can be held in person, via video...