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Household labour force survey results - June 2020

Although the newly released wellbeing data shows that disparities continue to exist between disabled and non-disabled people, apart from loneliness and self-rated general health status, there have been improvements across all other domains of wellbeing compared to the previous wellbeing survey.

Advice on masks and face coverings during COVID-19

As the disabled community may be especially vulnerable or have specific needs when it comes to mask-wearing to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, we thought it would be useful to highlight information from the COVID-19 website around masks.

NZSL Fund Round 7 recipients

Thirteen NZSL community projects have been approved for grants from the NZSL Fund, totalling $395,800.20 for the 2020/21 financial year.
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Fourth round of survey now open

We’re running our survey – “How life is going for the disability community” again now that we have had some time to settle into Level 1 and would like you to take part.

Budget 2020

ODI has received a number of queries regarding Budget 2020 and what the budget provides for disabled people. Here's a compilation of disability focussed funding in the budget.
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Survey - "How life is going for the disability community"

The Office for Disability Issue is collecting information about how Covid-19 affects disabled people. This weekly survey informs Government and Government agencies on current issues facing the community.
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