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Our vision for AQA's Community Networks 
Hear about some of the exciting developments this year will herald for AQA's Community Networks.
Dan
02.03.22 08:01 PM - Comment(s)
Providing support during the Omicron wave
Clients and support workers coordinated with AQA’s Scheduling and Allocations team to meet the challenges of Omicron, as the new wave of COVID-19 swelled rapidly in the community.
Dan
24.02.22 02:10 PM - Comment(s)
Independent Assessments: Parliamentary report tells NDIA to do better
Catch up on the key points from the parliamentary report on Independent Assessments, released late last year.
Dan
19.01.22 10:23 AM - Comment(s)
The dogs that changed my life
Assistance dogs have offered companionship and independence to Tanya Clarke over more than two decades. Just how do these specially trained animals help?
Dan
22.11.21 02:00 PM - Comment(s)
Stepping stones for reimagining a way of life
Long-haul truck driver Dion Woodward found himself unemployed and unable to walk after a tumour developed on his spinal column. Engaging with a broad range of AQA resources transformed not only his capacity to sustain himself independently but also, Dion says, his outlook on life.
Dan
15.11.21 03:31 PM - Comment(s)
A historical perspective
In part three of our home automation series, community member John Osmond describes the modifications he got done when he arrived home from rehab, ten years ago.
Dan
07.11.21 01:51 PM - Comment(s)
Keeping independent through technology
In part two of our home automation series, community member Mary Bone takes us through some of the low-cost solutions she's experimented with that have made a big difference.
Dan
07.11.21 01:50 PM - Comment(s)
Making smart homes easier
In part one of our home automation series, AQA staff describe how the rapid development of this technology has made enhancing your independence at home relatively cheap and easy.
Dan
07.11.21 01:47 PM - Comment(s)
Our expanded Allied Health team is here to help
Meet the two fresh faces in our Allied Health team, and learn about how they'll be helping our community.
Dan
07.11.21 01:47 PM - Comment(s)
Challenges and opportunities
In our Tokyo Experiences series, athletes share what it felt like to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games. Handcyclist Stuart Tripp met tough environmental conditions in his race, and was grateful to experience it.
Dan
26.10.21 03:12 PM - Comment(s)
My greatest achievement so far
In our Tokyo Experiences series, athletes share what it felt like to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games. After tasting the highs of playing wheelchair tennis at the highest level, Martyn Dunn is committed to qualifying for Paris 2024.
Dan
26.10.21 03:12 PM - Comment(s)
A feeling I'll never forget
In our Tokyo Experiences series, athletes share what it felt like to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games. Shae Graham is the first woman to play for the Australian wheelchair rugby team, the Steelers.
Dan
26.10.21 03:12 PM - Comment(s)
Talbot to Tokyo: My Paralympic journey
In our Tokyo Experiences series, athletes share what it felt like to compete in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games. Josh Hose, Peer Support Coordinator at AQA, describes his path from rehab to playing wheelchair rugby at Tokyo 2020.
Dan
26.10.21 03:11 PM - Comment(s)
APCO petrol stations begin rollout of disability refuelling app fuelService    
An app that arranges for a service station attendant to refuel your car has gone on trial in Geelong, with a statewide rollout likely to follow.
Dan
21.10.21 04:59 PM - Comment(s)
Skills For Independence
In July, AQA hosted a five-day, four-night course focused on skill and capacity building. Learn about what it was like, and the exciting project behind it.
Dan
31.08.21 04:23 PM - Comment(s)
Vaccine survey finds strong support, some doubt
Seventy-five per cent of respondents to an online survey of the AQA spinal-cord injury community said they had received a vaccine by the end of July, with a majority accepting the AstraZeneca product.
Dan
31.08.21 12:39 PM - Comment(s)
Discovering who I am
In our Soul Food for Dark Days series, writers share responses to loss and reveal where they've found help when they needed it. Katherine Reed illuminates her path to self-discovery.
Dan
30.08.21 03:40 PM - Comment(s)
The moments that shape us
In our Soul Food for Dark Days series, writers share responses to loss and reveal where they've found help when they needed it. Antonio Vecchio recalls the choice he made on a desperate day.
Dan
30.08.21 03:38 PM - Comment(s)
Finding hope
In our Soul Food for Dark Days series, writers share responses to loss and reveal where they've found help when they needed it. Dave Jacka recalls how he opened the door that led him to a life of adventure.
Dan
30.08.21 03:38 PM - Comment(s)
I was still the same person
In our Soul Food for Dark Days series, writers share responses to loss and reveal where they've found help when they needed it. Tanya Clarke reports that her zest for life gets her most of the way, and loving support from her family - and service dog - does the rest.
Dan
30.08.21 03:38 PM - Comment(s)