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New website for ADHD Australia

By admin / 2019-09-21

The ADHD Australia website has recently undergone a significant facelift. We have been fortunate to have had the support of IMB Bank Foundation which has allowed us to invest in a totally new website, built from the ground up. By utilising the latest technologies our website is now a more flexible and feature rich one…

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Community & Carers Information Day 2019 (QLD) – Update

By admin / 2019-07-28

IN BRISBANE. SUNDAY 28 JULY 2019. ADHD Australia held its second Community and Carers Information Day in Brisbane during the afternoon of Sun 28 July 2019. We had a small but very engaged group of attendees who listened to the numerous presentations in the first half of the afternoon and then engaged in a Q&A…

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Shaping the future of disability policy – 2020 & beyond

By admin / 2019-06-11

‘Shaping the future of disability policy for 2020 and beyond’ Submission by ADHD Australia in June 2019 The National Disability Policy Reform Team, from the Department of Social Services (DSS), invited the Australian community to take part in its national consultation process of reviewing disability policies. The current policy reform finishes next year so the…

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Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee submission

By admin / 2019-06-04

Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) Submission by ADHD Australia in June 2019 ADHD Australia recently made an online submission to the next meeting of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) which is to be held in July. ADHD Australia undertook this advocacy step on behalf of all those living with ADHD in an effort to…

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Australian Patient Organisation Network conference

By admin / 2019-05-03

IN SYDNEY. 2nd and 3rd May 2019. The Centre for Community-Driven Research (CCDR) and the Australian Patient Organisation Standing Committee (APOSC) – a group of eight organisations including MS Australia, Unicorn Foundation, SMA Australia, hearts4heart, Muscular Dystrophy WA, Lymphoma Australia, Save Our Sons Duchenne Foundation and CCDR – developed the concept of holding an annual…

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Productivity Commission into Mental Health submission

By admin / 2019-04-05

Productivity Commission into Mental Health contribution by ADHD Australia in April 2019 Scope of the Commission’s Review. ‘The Commission should consider the role of mental health in supporting economic participation, enhancing productivity and economic growth. It should make recommendations, as necessary, to improve population mental health, so as to realise economic and social participation and…

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NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) submission

By admin / 2018-11-30

NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) contribution by ADHD Australia and the community The NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) is conducting a review of the NSW Curriculum and invited interested parties to make submissions by 30 November 2018. ADHD Australia’s paper highlighted the issues facing children with ADHD and their families. A big thank you to everyone…

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Busting the ADHD myths

By admin / 2018-10-17

Paediatrician Professor Michael Kohn and ADHD advocate Louise Kuchel clear up common misunderstandings about ADHD, speaking with Chanel Nine’s TODAY’s Agenda program host, Georgie Gardner. Link to the video

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Rethink ADHD campaign 2018

By admin / 2018-10-01

October is ADHD Awareness Month We are asking members and those interested in promoting ADHD awareness throughout the Australian community to get behind the ‘Rethink ADHD’ campaign this October. The ‘Rethink ADHD’ campaign, during International ADHD Awareness month this October, will be highlighting the need for more awareness and understanding of this neurodevelopmental learning disability to…

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Community Service Award Winner 2018

By admin / 2018-09-05

Community Service Award for ADHD volunteer – Anne Matheson On Wednesday 5th September 2018 Ms Anne Matheson was awarded a Lions Club Community Service Award for her work with ADHD youth. The Lions Club of Ku-Ring-Gai Inc awarded six extraordinary people service awards across areas such as , sport, disabled, aged, environment, art and youth. These community…

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