The Victorian Government is now providing half priced public transport for carers and free travel during National Carers Week, 13 – 19 October.
We are making it easier for people with disability to find information on our website.
The information aims to help people access the NDIS, make changes to their NDIS plan or search for suitable housing.
NDIS participants, their families and carers have been invited to have their say on how the NDIS can be improved.
At the end of March, in partnership with Youngcare, we hosted the inaugural Get Building SDA National Conference in Melbourne. The lineup of impressive speakers and storytellers generously shared their knowledge and expertise, which provided a rich and informative day for more than 400 attendees.
The Summer Foundation has worked with Oscar Building and Stretchy Tech to develop a self-contained, relocatable unit that can be rapidly installed and moved from location to location to provide housing for people who require short-term accessible housing.
During February, March, April and May, staff at the Summer Foundation have been supporting people to tell their stories to the Aged Care Royal Commission.
In Victoria, regulation of specialist disability accommodation (SDA) will soon become part of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997.
In April, the Summer Foundation ran Connecting NSW, a series of events across NSW to bring together housing providers and people with a disability looking for new housing options.
When Karen (not her real name) came to one of our Royal Commission workshops she had no idea of the possibilities that were about to open up to her.