South Australian disability sector calls on the Commonwealth to improve NDIS rollout

Uniting Communities was proud to join forces with the State Government and a number of disability service providers to call on the Federal Government to ensure a smooth transition to the NDIS in South Australia. Uniting Communities Chief Executive, Simon Schrapel, says, “Uniting Communities wants to work collaboratively with the NDIA and the South Australian… 

Simon Schrapel: Saving at-risk families must be a major priority at the election

Published in The Advertiser, January 7 2018 Over the next nine weeks leading into South Australia’s much-hyped state election much will be said and promised about the future priorities for our state. There will rightly be commitments about economic development and job creation, about the cost and reliability of our power supply and on issues… 

Changing Places to provide more independence for people with disability

Uniting Communities was proud to be part of an announcement on the Changing Places initiative with Minister for Disabilities, Katrine Hildyard, this morning. Changing Places are best-practice disability toilets that include a hoist and other customised features so people with disability have a dignified and purpose built facility to use when they are out. The…