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Peer Action Crew in Adelaide's northern suburbs

Posted: 17 Aug 2020

Can you join us tomorrow? Our Peer Action Crew for adults with intellectual disability is on Tuesday 18th August at Smithfield Plains from 10:30am - 1pm including lunch.

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Peer Action Crews starting in August

Posted: 22 Jul 2020

Our Peer Action Crews for adults with intellectual disability are starting back up in August. Love camping? Mythbusting? Transport? Footy? Want to meet new people with similar interests? The Peer Action Crews might be for you!

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Give feedback directly to the NDIS - some paid opportunities

Posted: 2 Jul 2020

NDIA are looking for a large group of people to join their Participant Engagement initiative. This is your chance to give feedback about the things you think are important directly to the NDIA.

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Safeguarding Task Force interim report released

Posted: 17 Jun 2020

The Safeguarding Task Force, set up in response to the death of Anne Marie Smith has released their interim report which outlines 12 Safeguarding gaps and 5 recommendations for improving systems to ensure we do not see cases of abuse and neglect like this arise again.

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Reach out - support is available if you need to talk

Posted: 2 Jun 2020

It has been a hard couple of weeks with stories of abuse and neglect of people with disability in the media. If you need support during this time there are people you can talk to.

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WE ARE HIRING! - FINANCE COORDINATOR

Posted: 27 May 2020

We are hiring! Do you have experience in finance? This could be the job for you!

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National Carers Survey

Posted: 12 May 2020

Carers SA and the National Network of Carers Associations ask carers to complete this national survey to inform about the experiences of carers in Australia. By sharing your opinions and experiences, you will help the National Network of Carer Associations advocate for greater recognition and support of carers across Australia.

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Richard Bruggemann - Reinforcing your rights in SA during COVID-19.

Posted: 30 Apr 2020

SACID Board Member Richard Bruggemann has been appointed a Government guardianship role in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the rights of people with disability are upheld during this time.

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Community consultation - SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure's Disability Access and Inclusion Plan.

Posted: 24 Apr 2020

The SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure would like feedback about their new Disability Access and Inclusion Plan.

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We are hiring! - Project Officers

Posted: 1 Apr 2020

We are looking for 2 new Project Officers to join our team. Could this be the job for you?

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Welcome Ralph Brew - Project Officer - Relationship Wise

Posted: 27 Mar 2020

We are thrilled to welcome Ralph Brew to our team at SACID as the Project Officer - Relationship Wise! Ralph comes to SACID with over 30 years of working in the sexual health field as an educator and community worker.

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Follow SACID on Facebook to keep up to date with breaking news

Posted: 27 Mar 2020

Follow us at www.facebook.com/sacid.org.au/ for tips, resources and breaking news for people with intellectual disability and their families.

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Dulcie Stone Writers Competition

Posted: 27 Mar 2020

The Dulcie Stone Writers Competition is open to people with intellectual disability.

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SACID's Coronavirus plan (Easy Read) as of 20/03/2020

Posted: 20 Mar 2020

We have had to make some changes due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. Please read our Easy Read Coronavirus plan outlining changes for our office, staff and members.

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Can you help with a needs analysis?

Posted: 2 Mar 2020

Our Voice SA and Purple Orange want to find out about the needs of people with intellectual disability and the NDIS.

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SACID Reference Group speaks up about learning to drive

Posted: 18 Feb 2020

The SACID Reference Group had a successful meeting with an Advisor to the Transport Minister and a staff member from the Department of Transport.

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Passionate about making transport better in SA? Join the Transport Action Crew

Posted: 17 Feb 2020

Peer Action Crew 4 announced! Transport Action Crew

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Join our Peer Action Crew

Posted: 17 Feb 2020

Peer Action Crew 3 - Mythbusting announced.

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We are hiring! - Project Officer

Posted: 6 Feb 2020

We are hiring! Could you be the newest member of our SACID team? Project Officer (Relationship Wise) Casual - approximately 2 days per week.

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Love camping? Join our Camping Action Crew today!

Posted: 29 Jan 2020

If you are a person with intellectual disability who loves camping our Camping Action Crew is for you! RSVP today!

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Love Footy? Join our Footy Peer Action Crew today!

Posted: 29 Jan 2020

Details have been announced for SACID's first 2 Peer Action Crews. RSVP today.

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Are you a person with intellectual disability who loves camping?

Posted: 10 Jan 2020

If you love camping our Camping Action Crew is for you! Sign up now!

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Are you a person with intellectual disability that loves AFL footy?

Posted: 10 Jan 2020

Come and join our Footy Action Crew! Applications open now!

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Friendships, relationships, sex and sexuality workshops coming in 2020!

Posted: 10 Jan 2020

SACID will be offering these workshops to family members/carers and people with intellectual disability this year. Sign up to keep up to date with our workshops.

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SACID workshops reach 351 people in 2019

Posted: 10 Jan 2020

Small team, big outcomes!  Image attached.

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SACID successful in receiving ILC Grant

Posted: 10 Jan 2020

SACID has received an ILC grant to support the running and growth of our workshops for people with intellectual disability and their families and our Peer Action Groups.

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Seeking new SACID Board Members - voluntary position

Posted: 9 Oct 2019

SACID is seeking Board Members with skills in HR, Marketing and/or Finance. We also have a position on the SACID Board open for a person with intellectual disability.

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You are invited to the SACID AGM

Posted: 9 Oct 2019

Join us on October 17 for drinks and nibbles, presentations from guest speakers with intellectual disability and a short AGM. 5:30pm - 8pm at Thebarton Community Centre.

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Reference Group Applications Closed

Posted: 11 Sep 2019

Thank you to everyone who applied for a position on our SACID Reference Group. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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Paid opportunity for people with intellectual disability at SACID

Posted: 26 Jul 2019

Applications are now open to become a SACID Reference Group member.

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My Right to Safety Series launched

Posted: 14 Jun 2019

We are excited to launch the 'My Right to Safety' series for people with intellectual disability.

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Staying Safe workshop - Wednesday 5th June

Posted: 14 May 2019

Sign up today to join the Staying Safe workshop. SACID will be hosting our friends from VALiD to run a Staying Safe workshop for people with disability. Learn about staying safe, watch videos and learn about different types of abuse and know who to contact if you feel unsafe. Staff and supporters encouraged to join.

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Open Letter: Royal Commission must be accessible to people with intellectual disability

Posted: 11 Apr 2019

Inclusion Australia welcome the announcement of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. However, we are deeply worried that people with intellectual disability will not have their voices heard at the Royal Commission.

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Our health counts - national campaign

Posted: 21 Feb 2019

Up to half of the deaths of people with intellectual disability in Australia are preventable - lets fix this. Yesterday NSWCID launched a very important national campaign -Our Health Counts- to ask the Australian Government to take the health of people with intellectual disability seriously.

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Launch of Australian Self Advocacy Website - Voices Together

Posted: 18 Feb 2019

Voices Together is an online resource for Self Advocacy groups, the government and the community, to connect, work together and share information and knowledge.

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Get More Skills: Workshops. April 4 and 11

Posted: 15 Feb 2019

Join us as we run 2 days of Get More Skills: Workshops on April 4 and April 11. These workshops are for people with intellectual disability and are free but bookings are essential.

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SACID E-News Update January 2019

Posted: 14 Feb 2019

Read about what we have been up to in SACID over the past few months! We have lots of exciting news to share.

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Contact SA Inclusion Point - our free information service today

Posted: 22 Jan 2019

Read more about our SA Inclusion Point here.

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We welcome new staff at SACID

Posted: 22 Jan 2019

On Friday three new staff members joined the SACID team. A warm welcome to Chris, Sarah and Bek.

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Job opportunity at SACID

Posted: 16 Nov 2018

We are looking for people with intellectual disability to work with us on an interesting project.

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