Meet Sarah || The Lives We Lead

MSarah Pollard is a young writer/ illustrator from Southern Cross in WA’s Wheatbelt, who has created Bush Tales, a series of animal adventure stories based on the real life characters she knows and loves. Sarah’s aim is to get these stories read by as many children as possible, so they share the joy she gets […]

Meet Tristan || The Lives We Lead

Meet Tristan, the man behind the well-tended gardens of Fitzroy Crossing, in WA’s Kimberley. Tristan and his family think it’s important to recognise ‘invisible’ disabilities like FASD, to counteract stereotyping and misinformation. Enjoy the winning combination of Tristan’s hard work and success.

Hey Broome, WAiS are coming!

Hey Broome! Do you have NDIS supports and services? Do you want to know more about being safe and having good quality services? Do you want to know more about self managing your supports? We will be at the Broome Lotteries House from 10am to 2pm on Thursday 21st October, pop in at any time […]

Monthly Online Chat about NDIS Q&S Commission

Did you know we hold a monthly online chat for people and families to learn all about the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission?! Our next session is coming up on Wednesday 13th October! ⁠ Are you a person with disability or a family member or carer? ⁠ ⁠ Are you in the NDIS? ⁠ ⁠ […]

Meet Luke || The Lives We Lead

Luke Whatley is a well-known figure in Karratha, being the first and last person people see when they shop at Kmart. He welcomes customers, reminds them of COVID safety procedures and then checks receipts and farewells them on the way out. At times he has to deal with tricky situations and says that it takes […]

NEW Resource || Understanding Me Video

Understanding Me Positive Behaviour Support activity cards have been developed to generate conversations about positive behaviour support. They are based on contemporary disability practice and align with the NDIS Quality & Safeguard Commission’s Regulated Restrictive Practice Guides.⁠

Proposed NDIS Legislative Changes

The Australian Government is proposing changes to the legislation underpinning the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to make processes easier and better for people accessing the NDIS. The National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Bill 2021 (the Bill) will make the new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee law. It also makes […]

Meet Hayden || The Lives We Lead

Hayden McDonald is a detailer of giant machines and an aspiring commercial pilot. In Esperance, in WA’s Great Southern, he gets new and used farm machinery ready for the show yard or delivery. And he shares how that’s helping him towards the career he wants in aviation.

Meet Brooke || The Lives We Lead

In Margaret River, in WA’s South West, Brooke McQueen loves her life and her three different jobs. At the local Recreation Centre, she is the friendly face at the front desk where she checks patrons into the pool or gym and assists with pool testing. At her family’s café she is a waitress who also […]

Meet Sandy || The Lives We Lead

Sandy Dann is a Nyul Nyul woman from Broome in the Kimberleys. But her reputation as a broadcaster leading the way in delivering and preserving Indigenous stories goes much further across the country. Over 30 years she has covered some of the most important issues for her community and says that she has a coloured […]