Rock­hamp­ton by end of the year

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re­quired, BUSHkids will help the fam­ily de­velop a plan to ac­cess the fund­ing needed on a more long-term ba­sis.

BUSHkids was awarded the ECEI ser­vices con­tract for Bund­aberg in March and started op­er­at­ing in July which led to the ex­pan­sion to Glad­stone and Rock­hamp­ton.

“We ... will be re­cruit­ing a new team of around 25 full-time staff just to pro­vide NDIS early child­hood early in­ter­ven­tion ser­vices from these new cen­tres,” BUSHkids CEO Carl­ton Meyn said.

The NDIS is be­ing rolled out across Queens­land and will be avail­able state-wide by June 30, 2019; how­ever, fed­eral and state govern­ments have brought for­ward the start dates for NDIS in both Bund­aberg and Rock­hamp­ton. Rock­hamp­ton clients are sched­uled to start tran­si­tion­ing to NDIS in Novem­ber.

We ... will be re­cruit­ing a new team of around 25 full-time staff.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

OUT­ING: Chil­dren soak up the sea air dur­ing their stay with BUSHkids at Emu Park.

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