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Hopes for a better future for people living with disability have declined as the Federal Liberal Government turns the National Disability Insurance Scheme into a political plaything, according to local Member of Parliament Mr Tony Piccolo. 

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Recognising DisABILITY

Tony Piccolo with Carers and Link (Barossa Valley) staff Annette and Coralie.
 

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A disability employment seminar will be held this coming Monday (3rd December) to mark the 2018 International Day of People with Disability. 

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Local Young Maths Genius Off To Math Olympics

At a recent medal presentation at Flinders University are (from Left); Dr Nonna Pesin, Mr Leonid Pesin, Professor John Beynon, Vice President and Executive Dean, College of Science and Engineering, Levi Pesin, Local MP Tony Piccolo, and Assoc Prof Vlad Ejoy.


 

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New Advocate To Support People Living With Disability

The local community has welcomed a commitment by the State Government to appoint, if re-elected, an independent Disability Advocate (DA) to safeguard the rights of people living with disability.  

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DEAN To Meet This Sunday

Tony Piccolo with Evanston Gardens resident Mark Payne.

 Infrastructure improvements will make public transport more accessible to people living with disability. At the Tambelin Railway Station the shelter is a long distance from where people using gophers etc. board the train forcing them to wait in the heat or rain.

 

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Network To Engage And Advocate For People Living With A Disability

With local MP Tony Piccolo at the International day for Disabled Persons were representatives from Gawler Council, service providers and community advocates.

 

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"A Vision Fulfilled" Says Special School Principal

The Minister for Education, the Hon Susan Close MP, officially opened the Adelaide North Special School (ANSS) last week.
 

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Race Down to Cibo Gawler for a Special Olympic Brew

Tony Piccolo MP with Cibo Gawler Proprietor Joe Russo with Special Olympics hopefuls, (from left) Noah, Holly, Eric and Nicole

 

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NDIS Rolls Out Through Light Electorate

Adults started entering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in South Australia from Saturday 1 July 2017.  

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