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The guide to finding your dream career

Why is a career important? A career can play a significant role in shaping the way we live and has the potential to determine our health and well-being outcomes. A career can provide us with knowledge, skills, satisfaction, socialisation, and a sense of identity and...

NDIS 101: What is the NDIS?

Navigating the NDIS can be daunting. From checking your eligibility to understanding the types of supports available to implementing your plan, there is a lot of ground to cover. The Inform Online NDIS 101 series will take some of the confusion out of the process...

Summer fun at accessible beach weekend

Plenty of warm sunshine, sandy beaches and salty waves are features of an Australian summer. However, for many wheelchair users the sunshine has long been the only one of that trio available to enjoy. But that’s changing with a growing number of Australian beaches now...

Flying with a disability

Having a disability shouldn’t hold you back from taking to the skies, but it does mean a bit of extra planning may be required before you fly. Most airlines have improved their assistance services so it’s now much easier than it used to be to communicate your needs.  ...

Stay hydrated, stay healthy

As summer rolls on, so too does the warmer weather. In many parts of Australia, temperatures can reach extreme levels. And with those higher temperatures, the risk of heat-related illness, particularly dehydration, rises. Dehydration can affect anyone,­ regardless of...

Surviving the heat

There are a range of reasons people’s bodies don’t cope well with the heat. Some medications, such as blood pressure medication, antidepressants, antihistamines and more can interfere with a person’s ability to manage hotter weather. As we get older we don’t perspire...

What do the funding categories mean?

One of the first things we recommend you do when you receive your NDIS plan is to read through it thoroughly and make sure that you understand what you are funded for – but how can you understand that when you don’t quite understand what the categories mean? Core...

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