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The Department of Health has developed a factsheet to assist organisations seeking to become approved providers of home care under the Aged Care Act 1997. The factsheet provides a clear overview of the end to end process involved in becoming an approved provider, including:

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The NDIS has released a number of Auslan interpretations of key information videos about the scheme. Videos available in Auslan include "About the NDIS", "Getting Ready for the NDIS", "Developing your first NDIS plan" and "Self managing your plan", as well as many more. 

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This collection of resources has been curated for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as a one stop shop for specialised health resources. The collection includes information on hypertension and acute coronary syndrome guidelines and tools.

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Developed by the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance and beyondblue, Heads Up calls on business leaders to make a commitment and start taking action in their workplaces. It also encourages everyone in the workplace to play their part in creating a mentally healthy working environment, take care of their own mental health, and look out for their colleagues.

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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has created two new videos in order to widen the knowledge of people who are deaf and hearing-impaired, community groups, and interested members of the public, in regards to how captioning is made and how it can best be used.

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The Office of the Children’s Guardian has developed the Principles for Child-Safe Organisations to help organisations create safer environments for the children they are involved with. The principles are designed to be flexible enough for organisations to implement child-safe strategies that address their organisation’s own particular environmental risks.

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Wondering where to start in finding extra support or care for your child? The NSW Government and Office of the Children’s Guardian have worked together to create a series of resources to help you find a SafeSpace for your child. The resources include choosing a person to work with your child and choosing an organisation to work with your child.

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Developed by Women’s Legal Service Qld, Penda is a free and simple to use app for women seeking safety, legal and financial information. Penda combines financial tips, legal information and referrals for women who have experienced domestic and family violence. Friends, family, employers and support people can also use Penda to help others.

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This sheet examines legal provisions requiring specified people to report suspected abuse and neglect to child protection services in Australia. Parliaments in all states and territories have enacted mandatory reporting laws of some description. However, the laws are not the same across all jurisdictions; this resource will help provide you with the facts you need. 

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In partnership with NAPCAN, the Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) information exchange has prepared this resource on prevention of child abuse and neglect. It presents findings from recent Australian and international research to identify activities and strategies that can be put in place to prevent child abuse and neglect before it happens.