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Emergency information for NDIS participants
The National Disability Insurance Angency have released information for participants and their families affected by the recent bushfires.
Offices in New South Wales and Victoria have closed due to the impacting air quality and weather conditions.
Minister for the NDIS Stuart Robert has been working with the NDIA to help those who have been affected. This includes participants and their families affected by the fires should call NDIS on 1800 800 110, Monday to Friday between 8:00am - 8:00pm.
The NDIS website says that people affected by the fires will be prioritised to make sure they can still received support, such as replacing equipment once they are out of immediate danger.
Please check the NDIS website for the complete list of details.
2019 SCIA Christmas Closure Information
Spinal Cord Injuries Australia offices will be closed from 12:00pm Tuesday 24 December, Wednesday 25 December, Thursday 26 December as well as Wednesday 1 January.
Other than these dates, during the festive season skeleton staff will be on standby for people needing urgent assistance with their NDIS Support Coordination and Plan Management. NDIS Plan Managed invoices will occur uninterrupted during this time.
Should you have any urgent requests for assistance you can contact our Customer Connect team and you will be directed to an available coordinator.
The NDIS National Contact Centre (NCC) can be contacted from 8am to 8pm (local time) throughout the holidays on 1800 800 110. NCC staff will respond to questions where possible and refer your query on if required. The NCC will also operate on the main public holidays (Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day), in order to assist participants where required.
Our NeuroMoves exercise service will also be closed during this time. Please check your local NeuroMoves site or check with your local NeuroMoves Team Leader before our holiday break for site information.
If you need any further information or assistance please contact us in 1800 819 775 or email email@example.com.
We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and look forward to what 2020 brings.
Move With Us 2019
Help celebrate Wheels In Motion's fifth birthday and support SCIA!
We are excited to invite you to the 2019 Wheels in Motion's Move With Us 2019 summer party! It's sure to be a fun filled day of music, food and drinks!
Wheels in Motion presents: Move With Us 2019
- When: Saturday 21 December
- Time: 1:00pm to 9:00pm
- Price: Tickets are $130 (plus booking fee) and include all food and drink.
- Location: Outdoor Industrial Location - 1 Hudsons Road, Spotswood (next to Scienceworks)
- Accessibility: Venue is fully accessible with ample car parking and accessible toilets.
Wheels in Motion has been an avid supporter of SCIA's NeuroMoves and money raised through this event will go towards ensuring more people have access to the service.
To read more about what Wheels in Motion is all about visit wheelsinmotion.org.au
We look forward to seeing you there!
Support our Christmas Appeal
Chloe's life changed dramatically after her accident. Read about her miracle and how you can help us support people like her.
Two years ago a trip to Italy was a lifetime dream come true for Chloe Kennedy. Chloe spent a year living the dream in Europe and getting ready to go and see the northern lights – the Aurora Borealis. But, one day whilst skiing on a perfect day in the Dolomites, Chloe’s life changed forever.
Eight days after multiple emergency operations, Chloe woke up in hospital to find her mum, three sisters and the love of her life, Antonello, all waiting anxiously by her bedside. She was told that the spinal cord in her neck was damaged and she had become a quadriplegic.
Read about Chloe's life following her accident, the miracle that happened for her and Antonello and about how our exercise program, NeuroMoves helped her improve her life. Consider making a donation this Christmas to help more people like Chloe, so together we can make sure no one with spinal cord injury is left out.
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