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The National Standards for Disability Services Toolkit from National Disability Services is designed to help services comply with the National Standards for Disability Services 1, 4 and 6 through a range of policy, procedure and practice templates. It is available to download.

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A number of new guides to the My Aged Care system and process are now available online. They provide an overview of the steps that providers of aged care services follow, with links (where available) to guidance information on each step.

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The Department of Health has released new movement guidelines to help parents and carers create healthy daily practices for babies and young children. The Guidelines outline what a typical day for a baby, toddler or pre-schooler would look like, including advice on screen time, active play, time spent sitting and lying down, and the ideal amount of sleep.

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ACON has released an inclusive language guide to support trans and gender diverse (TGD) people. The downloadable, simple and easy-to-share guide explains key terms and offers examples of preferred language that can help us build safer, more inclusive environments for TGD communities in Australia. 

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A new tool which will assist the user to understand quality and safeguarding requirements for NDIS service providers in NSW is available now. Quality and safeguards guidance tool for NDIS providers in NSW takes the user through a range of questions about their organisation, and the supports they would like to deliver, resulting in a tailored outcome for each user.

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Step Together is a helpline and website for those concerned someone they care about may be heading down the wrong path, or thinking about using violence to achieve political or social change (sometimes known as violent extremism). Step Together is aimed at building community and individual resilience, and to help “support the supporters”.

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The Greater Sydney Commission, in partnership with the NSW Office of the Advocate for Children and Young People (ACYP). has launched a new app to give young people the chance to use their creativity to help shape the city’s future. The app is an interactive tool that encourages our younger members of the community to think about what makes an ideal city,

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New Practice Review Guidelines have been released by Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC), including a suite of templates that NGO services can contextualise to their organisation and use. A practice review is an investigative process that establishes and documents the facts around an issue, event or a set of circumstances,

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The Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra (MCCI), as part of a social marketing campaign developed by the University of Wollongong, has released carer support booklets translated into eight languages and posters aimed at the Vietnamese and Turkish communities.

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Colours of yesterday is a new colouring book for older people, featuring drawings that are more accessible for older hands and eyes, with themes lovingly depicting the way things were. The colouring book was created by Australian artist Annette Innis, based on her experience teaching participatory art classes for older people and refugees,