Tag Archive for: Disability

Foundation Housing completes SDA homes

Award-winning artist Sioux Tempestt created a design that represents local flora, fauna, community and growth.

Industry update: Mandatory COVID-19 isolation removed

All Western Australians should test for COVID-19 if experiencing any symptoms and stay home until they have recovered.

Industry update: COVID-19 update: public health measures to ease

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.

Empowering Consumers with Disability Forum

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.

Ministers agree to increased energy efficiency and accessibility standards

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.

Open Letter to Commerce Minister, the Hon. Roger Cook MLA

The changes will be of significant benefit to the aged and people, and carers of those, with a disability.

Disability & Housing Forum to address housing barriers for people with disability

Ensuring everybody has access to a home that meets their needs is one of the key themes of the forum.

People with Disability in Australia 2022

The availability of affordable, sustainable and appropriate housing helps people with disability to participate in the social, economic and community aspects of everyday life.

WA Disability & Housing Forum

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.

Building Tenancy Skills Co-Design Team

The workshop will provide information about the Residential Tenancies Act in Plain English and will signpost tenants to relevant supports.

Building Tenancy Skills Co-Design Team

Knowing this history means they can take a trauma informed approach and better understand the support needs of each family.

Expanded advocacy platform

The Ministerial Council is led by Disability Services Minister Don Punch.

Building Tenancy Skills Co-Design Team

Some ideas that came from the working group included developing a flyer and brochure.

Disability Royal Commission Counselling Services

The independent counselling service is available between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Building Tenancy Skills Co-Design Team

Our thanks to Circle Green, the Financial Counsellor’s Association of WA, People with Disability WA and Consumer Protection.

Building Tenancy Skills Co-Design Team

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.