Growing Stronger went Live on 14 July 2011. All client funding requirements (for existing and new clients) will now progress through the regional Intake and Assessment/Reassessment process. Please refer to the Growing Stronger information regarding this process, which can be accessed via this link http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/disability/key-projects/growing-stronger-investing-in-a-better-disability-service-system
People within the community can get involved in arranged activities to support people with a disability. Whether it be through extending the hand of friendship to a person with a disability or more active involvement, such as ensuring your workplace welcomes people with a disability, we can all play a part in making our communities more inclusive.
The Queensland Government is committed to ensuring that all children, including those with a disability, have equal access to playgrounds so they can learn, grow and develop during play.
The Building Supportive Communities grants are designed to support community members and organisations to use their creativity to carry out a project that includes and welcomes people with a disability.
Promoting supportive and inclusive communities where people with a disability can participate equally in community life is an important priority for the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services and the state government.
In 2009, the former Disability Services Queensland commissioned an independent satisfaction survey of disability and mental health services funded by the department.
Disability Action Week overview and information including hosting an event, event calendar registration and award winners from 2011.
The Queensland and regional disability advisory councils are a key channel for advice to the Minister on a range of regional, state and national disability and related matters that affect the broader community.
See beyond the disability profiles 10 Queenslanders with a disability who share their experiences and importantly their advice on how individuals can change their behaviour and attitudes to make Queensland more inclusive.
The Shared Visions initiative brings people together to share their views, network and work together for a better future for people with a disability, people with a mental illness, and their families and carers.
Do you have an inspiring story to share about your experience of disability?
Queensland disability conference 2011