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Four jailed over furniture scam that targeted disabled and older people

Criminal operation set up by a furniture company to target disabled and older people, many of whom were pressured for hours into buying substandard chairs and beds they did not want and did not need.

Melbourne – Disability services event of the year almost here!

Melbourne Independent Living Exhibition - Come and see the latest equipment and services for the disability sector and hear from more than 40 international and local industry experts on key topics at the ATSA Independent Living Expo. Two days, from Wednesday 16 May to Thursday 17 May, in one great location, at the Melbourne Showgrounds.

Perth – Disability services event of the year almost here!

Perth Independent Living Exhibition - Come and see the latest equipment and services for the disability sector and hear from international and local industry experts on key topics at the ATSA Independent Living Expo. Taking place for the very first time in one great location, at the Claremont Showground, the expo will run over two days, from 30 May to Thursday 31 May.

Proposed new regulations for 3D printed medical devices must go further

3D printing has rapidly increased in quality and popularity over the past decade. Who should be legally responsible as the manufacturer when 3D printed devices fail?

Home Office IT failure stalls disabled civil servant’s career

A disabled civil servant has told MPs how her career has stalled because of the failure of the IT systems in the Home Office to cope with the assistive technology she needs to do her job.

Join for Free at the new My Disability Matters Club social...

Learn about the My Disability Matters Club - a new free social networking site for the disability platform. Just like Facebook only far better!

Support Better Goals website and app development on Start Some Good

Learn all about the Better Goals website and App for helping manage your plan and budget under the NDIS.

Perceptive Devices releases Smyle Mouse for hands-free control via face gestures

Smyle Mouse tracks the user's facial gestures via a simple webcam and translates them into mouse commands.

Customize your white cane with Kustom Cane

Get special customisations to your white cane or guide dog harness to match your style and personality.

MS Xplained: An Excellent app about MS

A highly informative app about MS to help those newly diagnosed, their friends and family.

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