Award-winning artist Sioux Tempestt created a design that represents local flora, fauna, community and growth.
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All Western Australians should test for COVID-19 if experiencing any symptoms and stay home until they have recovered.
The change to isolation requirements will enable people who have tested positive to COVID-19 and close contacts to return to work sooner, while continuing to protect at-risk people in our community.
The forum heard from the Lived Experience Team on the challenges of renting and laid out practical solutions to make renting fair for all Western Australians.
The upgrade to accessibility standards is also overdue, with the changes, including a step-free entry and shower, ensuring homes will continue to meet the needs of residents throughout their lives.
The changes will be of significant benefit to the aged and people, and carers of those, with a disability.
Ensuring everybody has access to a home that meets their needs is one of the key themes of the forum.
The availability of affordable, sustainable and appropriate housing helps people with disability to participate in the social, economic and community aspects of everyday life.
Persons with disabilities have the right to the full range of in-home and community supports to realise and sustain their living arrangement of choice.
The workshop will provide information about the Residential Tenancies Act in Plain English and will signpost tenants to relevant supports.
Knowing this history means they can take a trauma informed approach and better understand the support needs of each family.
The Ministerial Council is led by Disability Services Minister Don Punch.
Some ideas that came from the working group included developing a flyer and brochure.
The independent counselling service is available between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Our thanks to Circle Green, the Financial Counsellor’s Association of WA, People with Disability WA and Consumer Protection.
Shelter WA and People with Disabilities WA Inc. are pleased to be managing the Building Tenancy Skills Project funded by the Department of Social Security.