Find out more about the DSNSG
- What are special needs?
- What we do
- Services we provide
- Who we are
- Achievements and future directions
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you need to be recognised with a dependant with special needs to be apart of DSNSG? No, you can become of a member of DSNSG at any time, DSNSG could be of some guidance for those going through diagnoses stage.
How do you join the Facebook page? To be a member on the Facebook page, you must become a member of DSNSG. On the membership form, there is a section for option of joining the page. You can become a member by visiting our website on www.dsnsg.org.au If you go the section called "Get Assistance" you will find the PDF Membership Form.
Who Do I contact to change my details?: For changes of details, please email Memberships on firstname.lastname@example.org with your previous address and name and new details.
How does DSNSG protect the confidentiality of our personal information:
It is our responsibility to ensure that reasonable steps are taken to ensure that the information we collect is accurate, complete, up-to-date, and relevant to the support and services we provided. DSNSG can only release personal information about a person with that person’s expressed permission in writing. For personal information to be released, the person concerned must sign a "release of consent form".
Sensitive information must not be collected unless the individual has consented or in some special circumstances as required by law, such as public health and safety.
When collecting information from families please ensure that the person from whom the personal information is collected is aware:
• Of Defence Special Needs Support Group
• Why the information is being collected
• To whom the information will be disclosed to eg. National Committee, General Manager
We also have an obligation to protect our members when releasing photos, no photos can be shared unless "Photo Consent" form has been signed by those in the photos. Photo Consent Form
For Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc. (DSNSG), the health and wellbeing of our Coordinators, members, the Defence community, veterans and the wider community is of great importance to the National Executive Committee (NEC) and General Manager, Kim Collins. COVID-19 continues to affect the society around the world and at the present moment is evolving quickly.
In light of the Australian Government’s advice, the NEC has made the difficult decision to cancel all DSNSG Family Events for the foreseeable future to ensure the health and safety of members, coordinators and the greater community.
Some DSNSG programs such as FYI and Drive safe may also be impacted. More information will be provided if this changes.
People who have been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 should monitor their health and seek medical advice. Everyone please practice good hygiene and keep your distance from others who may be ill or vulnerable. Please follow official health advice in relation to self-isolation, which currently includes if returning from overseas. During this time, monitor your health closely. If you develop symptoms such as fever and cough, you should seek medical attention, Please ring 1800 020 080 or visit https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert
For more information.
On behalf of the NEC, I would like to thank you for your understanding and patience in these challenging times. If you have any further questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact 1800 037 674 or the NEC, email@example.com