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The Department of Social Services has announced that it will be offering funded carer service providers an extension of their current arrangements from 1 July, 2018. This means that services including the Commonwealth Carer Respite Centres can continue to provide short-term planned and emergency respite care, information and support for carers

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The Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) Disability Inclusion Plan was launched during the inaugural Western NSW Local Health District Disability Awareness Week in March 2018. It describes how WNSWLHD will work towards ensuring people with disability who access their services, programs and facilities and are cared for in a sensitive

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Bathurst Regional Council's Community Strategic Plan identifies the community’s priorities and guides the direction of the Bathurst region over the next 20+ years. Guided by community input, the Community Strategic Plan provides a clear strategy for Council and its staff to deliver infrastructure and services.

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Volunteering Central West would like to introduce Debbie Langfield as their new trainer. Debbie will be continuing  to deliver free training and support together with Emily Hockey, to ensure the volunteering needs of community service organisations in the Central West and Orana Far West are addressed.  

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Physical Disability Council of NSW (PDCN)
NDIS: Plans in Practice
Various Dates
Dubbo, Bathurst & Broken Hill

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Diabetes NSW & ACT are running a number of workshops in early 2018 for people with diabetes who live in western New South Wales. The programs on offer cover medication, shopping for healthy food, facts about carbohydrates, and tips for measuring blood sugar.

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Aspect Practice is offering a number of different programs for parents and carers of children with autism spectrum disorder. These programs include a series of Early Days workshops, which are part of the Helping Children With Autism package and provide free support and information to families and carers