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This letter to DANA’s chief executive announcing the appointment of a new NDIS chief executive.
Abuse of vulnerable Victorians in mental health centres, residential and disability services on the rise
Vulnerable Victorians living in care are increasingly being abused, neglected and assaulted – with data showing a 23 per cent rise over the past two years. The damning results were revealed in an annual report for the state’s Office of the Public Advocate. In 2018-19, 510 abuse-related issues in mental health, residential and disability services […]
Thousands of Aboriginal children have outstanding referrals for specialist hearing appointments in the Northern Territory because services have been cancelled. Key points: 1,200 fewer hearing services have been delivered to Aboriginal children in the NT since 2016 More than 6,000 children have outstanding referrals to have their ears checked or problems treated Nine out of […]
Source: Deafness Forum of Australia