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2018 AGM

2018 AGM

The MACS Annual General Meeting will be on Saturday December 1st, starting at 1pm at our Chermside office meeting room.

After the AGM finishes (hopefully by 2pm) we will be have a Christmas BBQ for service users and staff (see invite above).

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September 2018 Newsletter

September 2018 Newsletter

We’d like to make a special mention in this newsletter of the hard work put in by Lauren submitting applications to the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF), which resulted in the above (display model only, not quite to scale).

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July 2018 Newsletter

July 2018 Newsletter

It’s not often we get to post a sporty action photo in our newsletter but this month was an exception. “Dave” (a.k.a. MACS manager Alison Herring), is pictured above representing Brisbane in the state basketball championships held in June. (more…)

The YouTube NDIS channel

The one thing the NDIS certainly doesn’t have a shortage of is information about the scheme, but it can be hard to know where to start. So if you’re more of a “sounds and moving pictures” learner, rather than reading through brochures, manuals, and other written material, you may want to subscribe to the NDIS YouTube channel.

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From NDIS with love…

I love NDIS logoMany people may have received an introductory letter from the NDIS in January. This letter refers to a phone call you may receive, called an “access request”, which should just be to confirm your eligibility to access the scheme.

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A worthy cause, now with added tax deductibility!

ACNC Registered Charity logo MACS has always been a not-for-profit organisation, but many of you may not know that MACS recently registered for tax deductible charity status. So now, for any donation over two dollars, you can earn our eternal thanks and claim it on your tax!

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Emergency Phone Etiquette

Emergency Phone Etiquette

Just a friendly reminder that the emergency on-call phone should only be contacted after-hours in emergency situations. For the health and well-being of our staff, we need to minimise the number of after-hours calls to this phone, particularly if they’re not urgent.

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NDIS Update – What’s in a name?

NDIS Update – What’s in a name?

One of the hopefully good things about the NDIS, once it’s fully rolled out, will be its funding portability. Instead of being tied to a service provider (usually a bad thing), the service participant (that’s you) can take their funding wherever they like.

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