Initiatives and programs
We're working on a range of policy initiatives, programs and campaigns to help improve your health and the health of all Australians.
The Australian Thalidomide Survivors Support Program provides support to Australian thalidomide survivors. Find out about the program, including who is eligible and what support is available.
The DSOA program supports older people with disability who received specialist disability services from the Continuity of Support (CoS) Programme, but were not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
This project aims to improve access to palliative care for people with intellectual disability through a web-based toolkit and national data collection.
The Australian Government has released the National Roadmap for Improving the Health of People with Intellectual Disability to address serious health inequities faced by people with intellectual disability. Read about the roadmap and plan to improve the health of people with intellectual disability.
TEL shows you how to teach people with intellectual disability about the end of life. It is designed for disability support workers, but is also helpful for others including families, health professionals, and educators.