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World MS Day: Saturday 30th May

ProActiv People are here to help members of our community who are affected by disability, injury and mental health. Saturday the 30th of May 2020 is officially marked as World MS Day. It brings the global MS community together to share stories, raise awareness, and campaign with everyone affected by

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COVID-19: Maintaining Your Recovery From Workplace Injury

The onset of COVID-19 has radically disrupted the way we live, and with constant change, the feelings of fear, uncertainty and loss are natural… however, they can overwhelm us. Alongside the physical danger that COVID-19 brings there is another risk, often hidden, and that is to our mental health. And

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Hire Someone with Autism? Employers will Benefit.

  What is Autism? Autism is a lifelong developmental condition characterised by difficulties in social interaction, communication, restricted and repetitive interests and behaviours, and sensory sensitivities. An estimated 1 in 70 Australians are on the autism spectrum; that is around 353,880 people. It is four times more common in boys

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December 20th is International Human Solidarity Day

International Human Solidarity Day was established in 2005 by the General Assembly of the United Nations as an initiative in the fight against poverty. It is a day to raise public awareness of the importance of solidarity, celebrate our unity in diversity, and to remind governments to respect their commitments

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ARE YOU LIVING WITH CANCER?

An estimated 145,000 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in Australia this year, with that number set to rise to 150,000 by 2020. Although the cancer incidence rate has increased by just over a quarter since 1982, the mortality rate has gone down. [The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare  (AIHW) report] The most common

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LET’S CELEBRATE!!!

Today we celebrate the 4.3 million Australians living with disabilities through local events in schools, workplaces and community groups. International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on the 3rd of December annually. By recognising their personal achievements and contributions, it increases public awareness, understanding, and acceptance of people

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COPD: SIMPLY BREATH TAKING.

What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a diagnosis for the group of lung diseases that block airflow and cause narrowing of the bronchial tubes in the lungs, making it difficult to breathe. These progressive lung diseases are: Chronic Bronchitis Emphysema Chronic Asthma Who can get COPD? COPD

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WEDNESDAY NOV. 20TH IS NATIONAL GO HOME ON TIME DAY.

“Now in its eleventh year, Go Home on Time Day on Wednesday 20th November 2019 is a great way to remind ourselves that life shouldn’t revolve around work alone. Go Home On Time Day is an initiative of The Australia Institute, Australia’s most influential progressive think tank. Learn more about

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OLDER AUSTRALIANS WANT TO WORK!

Mature aged employees are GOLD for any business. We’d like to present you with a brief look into the benefits of hiring mature aged employees, as doing so can be a great investment, bringing many years of experience and knowledge into the workplace.   What are the advantages of employing

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M O V E M B E R : An Adelaide Idea Gone Viral.

“Seven Nightly News aired a story in 1999 including a group of young men in Adelaide, South Australia who coined the term ‘Movember’ and the idea of growing moustaches for charity throughout the month of November.  In the news report, members of the Adelaide-based ‘Movember Committee’ explained how they came up with the

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