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Welcome to our resources page. We aim to provide tools and information that will allow you to learn more about the NDIS sector, and how you can participate in Special Disability Accommodation as a property investor, an owner-occupier, or source SDA as a provider or participant.

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Ryan's living life on his terms with funding from the NDIS

Ryan's living life on his terms with funding from the NDIS

Sep 15, 2020

Ryan Czernia is 31 years old, has completed a graphic design course and is now studying photography. Ryan was diagnosed at the age of three with Duchene muscular dystrophy and has achieved his goal of living independently with support from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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Independent assessors to make NDIS fair and consistent

Independent assessors to make NDIS fair and consistent

September 13, 2020

Government appoints independent assessors to make the NDIS ‘fair and consistent’

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Queenslanders with disabilities kept in hospital years longer than necessary due to lack of services

Queenslanders with disabilities kept in hospital years longer than necessary due to lack of services

September 2, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has exposed cracks in the NDIS system that are leaving people with disabilities forced to stay in hospital for months or even years longer than necessary.

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NDIS purpose-built home for Ipswich Jets fan the 'ultimate goal' for independent living

NDIS purpose-built home for Ipswich Jets fan the 'ultimate goal' for independent living

June 22, 2020

It sounds like a simple thing for most of us — an independent life, living in a house that is set up for our purpose.
But that is not the case for thousands of people living with disabilities.

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Elise moves into a home of her own

Elise moves into a home of her own

September 10, 2020

Moving into your own home is a special milestone but for Elise Miller, it holds extra significance.

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Disability advocates welcome NDIS reforms to increase number of scheme participants

Disability advocates welcome NDIS reforms to increase number of scheme participants

August 28, 2020

Advocates are welcoming substantial changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) which they believe will make the system quicker and easier to navigate.

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Private sector flocks to specialist disability accommodation

Private sector flocks to specialist disability accommodation

March 26, 2020

The growing specialist disability accommodation sector is hampered by a lack of data about what types of housing are most needed and which locations are in most demand, according to the latest report into the sector.

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Steph’s left home and is enjoying living her own life

Steph’s left home and is enjoying living her own life

January 23, 2020

There is no doubt Caboolture resident Stephanie Dennison loves her parents but now, as a 29-year-old, she couldn’t be happier living her own independent life, in a share house with three other housemates who are all around her own age.

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'Brutal' life for young in aged care homes

'Brutal' life for young in aged care homes

September 8, 2019

Younger people should not be forced into a “brutal and wasted life” in nursing homes because they have nowhere else to go, a royal commission has been told.

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New quarterly report brings exciting SDA Data

New quarterly report brings exciting SDA Data

September 4, 2020

The Fourth and final Quarterly report for the 2019/20 financial year has hit the stands and it brings with it some new and very welcome data about new SDA registrations across the country.

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New disability housing giving people more options

New disability housing giving people more options

July 15, 2020

Quiet housing revolution slowly giving Australians with disabilities more options.

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'Progress' made to get younger people out of nursing homes

'Progress' made to get younger people out of nursing homes

February 12, 2020

The National Disability Insurance Agency has flagged a new strategy to reduce the number of younger people in nursing homes, conceding more work is needed even as figures show a slight fall in the December quarter.

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What's happening in SDA Accom in 2020

What's happening in SDA Accom in 2020

February 10, 2020

We know we say this every year but 2020 is really shaping up to be a very busy year for the SDA market. This is welcome news for those who are looking for SDA housing but have yet to receive an outcome. 

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The Specialist Disability Housing Market and How Developers Can Help: NDIS

The Specialist Disability Housing Market and How Developers Can Help: NDIS

November 21, 2018

Prompted by a Four Corners’ investigation into the aged care sector, news of an aged care royal commission rocked the industry in September, shining a much-needed light on damning reports of neglect and abuse in Australia’s nursing homes.

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