October - Step UP! for Down syndrome

2 October 2015

Step UP! for Down syndrome is an event to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Week in October.

Step UP! Is about awareness in the community, and it’s also an important annual fundraiser for state and territory Down syndrome associations, to help with essential support services for people with Down syndrome and their families.

Open letter from DSA in regards to the NDIS in WA

2 October 2015

Down Syndrome Australia has written an open letter to the Western Australian Minister for Disability Services Helen Morton, to express concern about the debate around the roll out of the National Disabilty Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the WA My Way scheme in Western Australia. 

Sky News - Full rollout of the NDIS

17 September 2015

Kelli Gowland and Joy Batholomew, both members of Down Syndrome Association ACT, tell Sky News what the full rollout of the NDIS will mean for their families on the occasion of the signing of the bi-lateral funding agreements between the Federal Government and the Victorian and New South Wales Governments.