How we shine and sparkle helps us imagine and create an expansive future

  In line with the 2024 Mardi Gras theme of ‘Our Future,’ I’d like to share with you how that would ideally be like for a queer, non-binary, transgender person who lives with complex disabilities. I’d like to experience a future that uses our collective experiences, a future that validates and values new ways of […]

Qualities and outcomes of effective support for people with disability

We celebrated International Day of People with Disability on December 3rd – just before Christmas and New Year. And as with everything, the disability community has a wide range of views as to whether and how it should be celebrated – and each of these perspectives is valid in its own way. So for me, […]

Join the celebrations for International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD)

  This month, we join together to highlight the unique strengths of every person as we celebrate International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) on Sunday, 3 December. Held annually, IDPwD is a United Nations (UN) observed day celebrated internationally. The goal of IDPwD is to encourage awareness, understanding, and acceptance of people with disability.  […]

Annual General Meeting Announcement

AGM Notice

  The Annual General Meeting of Living My Way Ltd will be held: Date: Monday, 27 November 2023 Time: 4:00 pm Location: Teams Video Conference and at Living My Way office Ground Floor, 44-60 Allison Crescent, Menai NSW 2234 AGENDA Welcome Acknowledgement of Country Declaration of quorum and opening of meeting Introduction of Directors, CEO […]

Holiday Closure Update

As we prepare for the upcoming holiday season, we wanted to inform you about our office closing dates. Our office in Menai will be closed from: Monday, 25 December to Friday, 29 December 2023 Monday, 1 January 2024 We’ll resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, 2 January 2024   We have a dedicated team who […]

Raising our expectations of and for people with disability

Society’s expectations of people with disability are generally far too low. I’ve always said that we should do what we can to change that perception.  It starts with active listening, offering choices and holding everyone to a higher standard.  It involves assuming ability first and adjusting our support based on what we need.  It means […]

Everything you need to know about PACE

1 November 2023 Latest updates for NDIS participants and LMW Members:   The NDIA will delay the full rollout of PACE until February 2024. From 31 October, participants getting an NDIS plan for the first time will have their plan built in PACE. From 31 October, any existing NDIS participant who has an identified change […]

Building Connection and Social Inclusion

I see life as like eating an ice cream – it’s often difficult, sometimes messy, but always enjoyable .… if you can find the sweetness in it! And it’s true. Living with cerebral palsy affects my whole life, and gives me my fair share of challenges. But my life is still pretty big, busy and […]

What you need to know about changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)

Overview The Fair Work Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act 2022 (FW Act) was passed on December 2. The Bill represents the most substantial set of amendments ever made to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act). There is so much detail in the amendments made by the FW Act it is almost impossible […]

Alex will give anything a go

Epilepsy is one of the most common and serious brain disorders globally and yet there is a great lack of knowledge and misunderstanding about this brain disorder, and how people living with epilepsy go on with their daily living. Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain which takes a form of recurring seizures, and over 800,000 […]