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June 22, 2022 | Accommodation Disability ONCALL

ONCALL helping close the gap for Robust SDA in regional Victoria.

The NDIS SDA Design Standard describes Robust SDA homes as “…designed to incorporate a reasonable level of physical access provision and be very resilient, reducing the likelihood of reactive maintenance and reducing the risk… Read the article
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Melbourne Airport introduces Hidden Disability Program

A holiday interstate or overseas can be an exciting time for most people. They have time off work, are going to a special event or to catch up with friends or family or just… Read article Disability Sector News
May 17, 2019

Mandatory Worker Orientation Module – NDIS

National Quality & Safeguards Commission The National Quality & Safeguards Commission is a new independent agency established to provide quality and safety oversite across NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) supports and services. The Commission’s role is… Read article Compliance NDIS ONCALL Sector News
Nigel Borg speaking at the Geneva Convention 2019 May 3, 2019

Nigel Borg: Personal Address to the United Nations – Autism Awareness

Autism – Removing Barriers to Education A huge congratulations to Nigel Borg who at 18-years-of age and living with ASD had the privilege to address the Congress of United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on… Read article Disability ONCALL
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St Kilda FC & Marvel Stadium set the goal posts for a more inclusive game

  St Kilda Football Club is setting the standard for a more inclusive game. In an AFL first, St Kilda Football Club, in collaboration with Amaze, has introduced a quiet room for people with… Read article Disability Sector News
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Communication access improvements for the deaf-blind community

Over the past decade, smartphones have become a vital form of communication. Until recently, these devices have been inaccessible for deaf-blind people, creating a barrier for communication access. Melbourne woman Heather Lawson was born… Read article Disability Sector News
Vishal Purswani celebrating 10 years at ONCALL Group February 8, 2019

Celebrating 10 years at ONCALL

Vishal Purswani started with ONCALL in January 2009 as a casual disability support worker, working in over 1,000 shifts with our B2B customers. Vishal’s skills as a Disability Support Worker representing ONCALL were observed… Read article ONCALL
NDIS-check-list graphic with red texter marking tickboxes January 4, 2019

Requirements to Access the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme has a handy checklist to help you find out if you meet the requirements to access the NDIS. If you are a person with disability and want to join the NDIS,… Read article NDIS ONCALL
Autism-Diagnosis Graphic November 20, 2018

New guidelines aim to standardise the diagnosis of Autism in Australia

  NEW GUIDELINES AIM TO STANDARDISE THE DIAGNOSIS OF AUTISM IN AUSTRALIA. The federal government last month released a range of new guidelines that aim to standardise the diagnosis of Autism in Australia. The… Read article NDIS Sector News
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What is the NDIS Portal and how do I access it?

What is the NDIS portal? The NDIS portal, also known as the participant portal, is officially called myplace. Myplace is a secure website where NDIS participants, their family or carer can access their services…. Read article NDIS
Supermarket Sensory Photo with motion blur alongside pov of shopping trolley September 20, 2018

Coles Expanding its Autism Friendly Shopping Experience

Autism Spectrum Australia helped Coles to develop the Quiet Hour program. It is designed to create a shopping environment that is more suitable for people on the autism spectrum. It aims to achieve this… Read article Sector News
September 3, 2018

Disability accommodation and Respite Service Providers Named

The Victorian Government has named five not-for-profit providers that will take over the delivery of government operated disability accommodation (also known as Supported Independent Living) and respite (Short Term Accommodation and Assistance) from early… Read article NDIS
Stop-the-Abuse-Graphic August 28, 2018

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner speaks up against abuse

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner Graeme Head, has urged people with a disability to speak up about abuse after the release of alarming statistics. The Department of Social Services recently released data that showed… Read article NDIS