On 1 July 2015 the Australian Government will release the latest Aged Care Reform to give older people more choice, more control and better access to a wider range of aged care services. The crucial issue is whether people with a disability over the pension age will have access to adequate supports to meet their individual needs. Ask the Government to end the inequity now.

This event is conducted by the Independent Living Centre NSW - Client Services Team. The Independent Living Centre NSW (ILCNSW) is visiting Dapto in the Illawarra on 29 April and Ryde on 8 May as part of 'Assistive Technology on Tour'. The session is FREE and people with disabilities, consumers, carers and family members can get information on:

Cornflower Blue Day, the annual MND fundraising festival of puppies, wristbands, pens and blue t-shirts is coming to your nearest train station on Friday 8 May. We are currently seeking volunteers to assist us in the staging of this event. We have openings in our teams at stations throughout Sydney's CBD and in suburban areas including Parramatta, Chatswood, Sutherland and Penrith. Shifts of only a few hours are available. For more information please contact Susan, Volunteer Coordinator MND Week at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MND Australia submission to the Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee Inquiry into the adequacy of existing residential care arrangements available for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in Australia. http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Community_Affairs/Young_people_in_aged_care/Submissions (see submission 123)

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