Attend a free National Disability Insurance Scheme session

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If you would like to find out about the changes to the funding model for people living with a disability, make sure you attend one of the free Sunshine Coast Council supported National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) sessions.

They will be happening across the region throughout October and November.

The NDIS is the new way of providing support for people with a disability, their families and carers in Australia.

It will provide around 460,000 Australians under the age of 65 living with a permanent and significant disability with the reasonable and necessary supports they need to live their fullest life.

This is your chance to listen to a range of guest speakers who will provide an overview of what the NDIS means for people who currently receive government funding, and for recipients under the new scheme.

Sunshine Coast Libraries’ sessions

Join Kym and Jo from 121 Care Inc. to find out if you are eligible for assistance, what the next steps are, learn how to access the new NDIS system and where to get further help.

Library location

Date

Time

Kawana

Friday, October 26

10 – 11.30am

Coolum

Tuesday, October 30

10 – 11.30am

Nambour

Tuesday, November 6

10am – 11.30am

Free. Registrations essential via library.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Maleny NDIS sessions

Guest speakers from the NDIS and non-for-profit consultancy Community Services Business Solutions will provide information on the application process, planning and managing your package and where to seek assistance.

Location

Date

Time

Maleny Community Centre (The hall)

Tuesday, October 30

1 - 3pm

Maleny Neighbourhood Centre

Thursday, November 22

2 - 4pm

Maleny Neighbourhood Centre

Saturday, November 24

10am-noon

These free sessions are funded by Sunshine Coast Council. For more information visit council’s website and search ‘access and inclusion’ or email commdevelopment@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au 

 
Sunshine Coast Regional Council :
Locked Bag 72 Sunshine Coast Mail Centre Q 4560, Sunshine Coast Wide
07 5475 7272
1300 007 272
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