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Get expert help from an experienced NDIS service provider

Get expert advice, questions answered and discussion about the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) from The Benevolent Society - an experienced and large NDIS service provider - in the safe, tolerant and respectful My Disability Matters Community. NDIS users group also available.

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.

How The Benevolent Society can help you get your needs and...

Find out if you are eligible for the NDIS and what help you can receive as TBS helps you through the process.

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?

Visa policy for overseas students with a disability is nonsensical and...

if you are an overseas student with a disability or health issue, or have an accompanying family member with a similar condition, you are at serious risk of having your visa refused to study in Australia.

Raising awareness of mental health issues is not enough

Educating the public on mental health issues and creating awareness needs to go hand-in-hand with a functional mental health service system for an effective solution to the problem.

Please Help Us Employ & Pay Writers With A Disability and...

Help us pay writers with a disability to produce articles on disability rights and issues important to the disability community. Tax deductible Donations, publicity, sponsorship are all needed. Let's create a new alternative to the former ABC RampUp and help disabled writers get a voice.

Win a $500 WISH gift card for your new work wardrobe!

Enter a great competitions and watch a video about Tayla's successful journey from school to work with breakthru's Employment Support Services.

No Don Burke, there is no link between autism or Aspergers...

Don Burke blames his sexual harassment and bullying behaviour on Aspergers / Autism despite there being absolutely no link to suggest this is the case and this will lead to worse attitudes towards people with Autism.