NDIS funding for purchasing personal protective equipment

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To better support participants during the extended coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the NDIS have made a temporary change to funding arrangements for personal protective equipment (PPE). The NDIS are implementing temporary changes to funding of PPE for personal care where coronavirus (COVID-19) is active your community, and the use of PPE is consistent with current health advice.  You can now recover …

Face masks to be mandatory Victoria wide

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Due to a large rise in COVID-19 cases across Melbourne and regional Victoria, further restrictions have been announced in line with the advice of the Chief Health Officer. From Sunday 2 August at 11:59pm, a face covering will be mandatory statewide whenever you leave home – and wherever you live. This means that every person in Victoria must now wear …

COVID-19 Restrictions easing from June 1

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There has been some significant changes announced for the easing of restrictions for Victorians. From Monday June 1 you will be able to: 20 people can come together under the roofs of their homes including those who live there Gatherings outside, such as picnics, will be able to include up to 20 people Overnight stays at accommodation and private residences allowed, including campgrounds …

Autism Awareness Day: At Home Tips for Keeping Safe in Home-Isolation

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Today is Autism Awareness Day, a day to educate people about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) throughout the world, but in 2020 it looks very different to previous years. This year most of us are practising social distancing by staying at home and away from people outside our family to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to keep Australians healthy. Social …