Disability Doesn’t Discriminate

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LifeTec is a proud supporter of the Disability Doesn’t Discriminate campaign. The Disability Doesn’t Discriminate campaign is a national advertising campaign launched to pressure the Government to change laws and to allow older disabled people to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This campaign is brought to you by Spinal Life Australia that has […]

Townsville Display Centre Open Days

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Sign Up for The Townsville Display Centre Open Days! LifeTec Australia is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting our Townsville Display Centre Opening Days again this year! Our team of assistive technology officers will be there to demonstrate the latest assistive technology to the public every week, starting from the 17th of February […]

Meet Peter from our consumer reference group

Peter from the consumer reference group

Meet Peter From Our Consumer Reference Group Peter is a proud resident of Ipswich, and together with his wife Linda has been involved in the “every Australian Counts” campaign and QDN (Queenslanders with Disability Network) for a number of years.  In 2018 Peter and Linda started their own independent volunteer engagement identity – Disability Community Awareness (DCA). DCA’s focus is on networking, community engagement and […]

Cassandra’s Story

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Cassandra’s Story Brisbane’s Cassandra Grey says having access to the NDIS has been “absolutely life changing”.  At 21, Cassandra, now 23, said her disability came about from a pull to her back muscle on Christmas Eve, 2017. “On Boxing Day, I went to emergency. To relieve my pain, they gave me IV medication and my nervous system […]

Can you help MACA?

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Can You Help MACA? Mobility and Accessibility for Children in Australia Inc (MACA) is a new not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting and advocating for the right to safe and accessible transport for children living with disability (and/or medical conditions). Funded by the National Disability Insurance Agency, MACA is developing a national ‘one stop […]

Year 12 Speech Pathologist Work Experience

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Year 12 Speech Pathologist Work Experience During the first week of term three Michelle Swinburn our Townsville Speech Pathologist had the pleasure of having a local Year 12 student shadow her as part of work experience. This was her first time supporting a student since graduating in 2017, “so it was really nice to start with a […]

Accessing CHSP funding for personal monitoring technology

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Accessing CHSP Funding For Personal Monitoring Technology As announced last week, Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) service providers are now able to use unspent 2019‑20 funding to purchase up to $1000 worth of personal monitoring technology for their vulnerable clients in need of this support during COVID-19. This is important for older Australians and their […]

Senior’s Week – (15th – 20th August)

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Senior’s Week – (15th – 20th August) Come celebrate Senior’s Week with us, our Townsville Display Centre is having an open day to the public. Senior’s week provides opportunities to promote positive attitudes towards older Australian’s to facilitate community participation and connections, a vision LifeTec shares. Want to learn more about assistive technology, keeping active and […]

Townsville Major Home Modifications for older Australians – One off COVID-19 grant

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Townsville Major Home Modifications For Older Australians – One Off COVID-19 Grant LifeTec recently applied for the COVID-19 Aged Care Industry Support Funding and were successful in securing one off non recurrent funds to deliver home modification services for 22 consumers in the Northern Aged Care Provider Region. We noticed that as our consumers self-isolated and had limited access […]

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