Disability Royal Commission – Client and Family Voices and Working Lives discussion papers

Tuesday, 1 December, 2020

The Disability Royal Commission was established in April 2019 in response to community concern about widespread reports of violence against, and the neglect, abuse and exploitation of, people with disability. The Disability Royal Commission is investigating: Preventing and better protecting people with disability from experiencing violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation. Achieving best practice in reporting,

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Michelle’s hard work pays off with home ownership

Thursday, 26 November, 2020

Michelle McDonald began to smile as the final mortgage payment on her unit in Geelong went through. The unique achievement of paying off her own home gave Michelle great satisfaction, and she was quick to tell her parents Bruce and Helen. “I was really happy, so happy,” Michelle said. “I got home and I told

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genU and Surf Coast Council join forces to celebrate International Day of People with Disability

Wednesday, 25 November, 2020

To mark International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) on Thursday 3 December 2020, Surf Coast Shire Council will be co-hosting a special edition of genU Connections TV. “International Day of People with Disability is a day we look forward to celebrating in the Shire and a great chance to acknowledge the amazing people in

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Awards recognise outstanding contributions of talented people

Wednesday, 25 November, 2020

The achievements and outstanding contributions of people living with disability in Greater Geelong have been celebrated in the 2020 Geelong Awards for People with a Disability. The awards celebrate people living with disability in Greater Geelong who are doing outstanding work in advocacy, leadership and empowering others and in their contributions to volunteering, at work

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genU Colac South West ISS Team – October 2020 update

Wednesday, 14 October, 2020

Well what a year it has been so far. I don’t think any of us imagined that our lives would be affected by a global pandemic during 2020. Though what I can say is how very impressed I have been to see everyone’s consideration for safety and supporting each other during such changing and uncertain

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