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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Newsletter – February 2019

By admin / 2019-02-01

We have the latest issue of our newsletter, The Voice, ready for you to read. So go to our Newsletter Archive section to view this issue and any past ones.

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Community Service Award Winner 2019

By admin / 2019-01-26

Community Service Award for ADHD volunteer – Vivian Dunstan Ms Vivian Dunstan, founder of ADHD Support Australia (previously known as the Northern Beaches ADHD Support Group), was awarded a 2019 Australia Day Outstanding Community Service Award by Mayor Michael Reran of her local Northern Beaches Council in Sydney. She was commended for her dedication to…

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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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Newsletter – November 2018

By admin / 2018-11-01

We have the latest issue of our newsletter, The Voice, ready for you to read. So go to our Newsletter Archive section to view this issue and any past ones.

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In Schools Education Article

By admin / 2018-10-18

ADHD article emailed to school educators and available on the Schools Governance website. Published in School Governance 18 October 2018 Children with AD/HD: Best Practices for Promoting Positive Behaviour In October 2018 ADHD Australia wrote an article which was sent out to over 3,400 subscribers to the CompliSpance database of educators. This went to an estimated…

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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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