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Become an Assistive Technology Mentor

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Help others discover greater independence through equipment and technology Only seven scholarships available – unique opportunity to gain a Certificate IV in Assistive Technology Mentoring – apply today for 2020! Could you be an Assistive Technology Mentor? RockyBay, in conjunction with Assistive Technology Australia, is pleased to announce the Certificate IV in Assistive Technology Mentoring … Read more

Seeking auction items for Rocky Bay Golf Day – 13th April 2018

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Call-out for auction items Rocky Bay supports around 3,000 children and adults living with disability in Western Australia. We are now sourcing auction items for our upcoming golf day in 2018. This year, funds raised will pay for essential therapy and rehabilitation equipment including: Eye Gaze technology – for people with limited mobility, eye gaze technology opens up a world … Read more

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Accommodation vacancies

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We’re delighted that more people are choosing Rocky Bay to support their families with 24/7 individualised support. Thirteen State Government Group Homes have now transitioned to Rocky Bay so we have some new vacancies. Vacancies Noranda (1 vacancy) • Share with four other friendly residents • Two communal lounge areas, open plan kitchen and dining … Read more

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Ministerial Statement: Hon. Stephen Dawson MLC Minister for Disability Services

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National Disability Insurance Scheme 14 June 2017 I rise to update the Parliament and the people of Western Australia on the status of State Government considerations about the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Our State Government inherited a bilateral agreement for a nationally consistent, locally delivered NDIS in WA, which was signed by the former Government … Read more

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Help us to grant more wishes this year

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Rocky Bay’s Wishing Tree can make dreams come true. Funded entirely through fundraising and donations, it’s one way you can really light up someone’s life! Wishes are only granted for things where there is no other readily available funding source. Previous wishes have included modified sporting equipment, computers, communication equipment, concerts, events and animal therapy … Read more

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Every Australian Counts

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Every Australian Counts 2016 Survey results are in! 2177 respondents completed the survey, including people living with disability, families & carers and people employed in the sector. The survey ran from November 2016-January 2017 and focussed on what’s working with the NDIS, and what needs to improve to make the NDIS the best it can … Read more

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Resource for Aboriginal families now online

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The number of Aboriginal people with disability engaging with disability services is very low. Reasons include limited information about disability and services available in the community, as well as barriers created by limited cultural competence within organisations. Rocky Bay, supported by the Disability Services Commission, commenced the Finding Different Ways project in September 2015, seeking … Read more

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WA Electoral Commission launch Accessible voting

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At the 11th March 2017 WA State general election, eligible electors will be able to vote by telephone, computer or mobile device from anywhere or the comfort of their home, using the iVote system. Register online www.elections.wa.gov.au/ivote  or by calling the Help Desk on 1300 64 86 83 by Friday 10th March. Click here for … Read more

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