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Making decisions: a resource to support people with Down syndrome

17 April 2019

Down Syndrome Australia has published a new resource focused on decision making. Supported decision making and Down syndrome explains what supported decision making is, why it is important, and how to make it happen.

Make this an election where no-one is left behind

17 April 2019

Down Syndrome Australia (DSA) has released a 2019 Federal election document identifying the issues that are important to people with Down syndrome and their families. Health, housing and employment are among eight critical election issues.

New website for Voice

10 April 2019

Down Syndrome Australia is very proud to launch a brand new interactive website for our national magazine, Voice.

The new website, at www.downsyndromevoice.org.au, showcases feature stories from the current edition and encourages readers to search for selected articles from current and back issues. Content can be shared on social media, liked, and commented on.

'This is a day for inclusion, respect and pride'

22 March 2019

Australia's Governor-General and Patron of Down Syndrome Australia, Sir Peter Cosgrove, has delivered a clear message to people with Down syndrome, their family and friends, and to the community.

Two minds, two hemispheres, one winning logo

21 March 2019

Tasmania’s Matt Hoori and Texan resident Charlie French are the joint winners of the World Down Syndrome Congress (WDSC) 2022 logo competition. Ruth Faragher, who is a member of the WDSC organising committee, announced the winners at Government House in Canberra as part of the celebrations for World Down Syndrome Day on 21 March.

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