Disability Sector News

The high cost of not keeping warm

We all complain about the cost of electricity and gas. However, as winter draws on the impact of trying to keep warm means many people with a disability will have to go without,... Read More

Sophia’s story

  “You will need to write a book” – these were the first words Sophia said to me when I asked if she would be happy for me to meet with her and tell her story. “If you had come... Read More

Disability Support Workers 

The team at Independent Disability Services (IDS) pride themselves that we deliver a quality of service that other disability service providers find hard to match. Consequently... Read More

Falling between the cracks

Falling between the cracks

Every Australian supports the aims of  “Closing the Gap” the initiative designed eliminate the gap in life expectation outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous... Read More

Are you transitioning to the NDIS?

The NDIS rollout is in full swing across the East Melbourne Region. People receiving an Individual Support Package in the inner east can expect to transition before September... Read More