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Type 1 Voice is a not-for-profit, community-based organisation committed to increasing the broader communities awareness about type 1 diabetes and changing the ingrained mindset and approach to chronic condition management.

We act as a conduit to a vast network of groups across the community, Government & industry that can impact on our lives and decisions to manage type 1 diabetes ultimately leading mutually beneficial outcomes for everyone.

Our vision

Type 1 Voice exists to improve people's experience of having type 1 diabetes and enabling dignified, happy and healthy living.

This is achieved through collaboration with government and industry as well as raising awareness in the workplace, school and the community.

Our mission

Type 1 Voice is committed to, and continues to, align itself with key stakeholders across a range of sectors to ensure all social groups, demographics, regardless of age are represented and equipped with a platform to deliver a strong collaborative voice.

Encouraging the acceptance of diversity by providing insight, awareness and education to the entire community about living with and managing this chronic condition at work, socially, school and families.

Through equipping, enabling, and empowering the workplace, schools, social environment we are enhancing their quality of life and essentially reducing the health budget and adverse long term health outcomes.

Advisory & presentations

  • Australian Diabetes Educators Association, consumer advisory (list activities i.e Right to Drive)
  • NDSS National Diabetes Service Scheme projects
  • Medicare Local Alliance, panel advisory (Cross Sector Collaboration)
  • NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme, consumer engagement (speaking notes for Federal Govt Bill)
  • Department of Health & Ageing, Post Market Review for Insulin Pump Therapy, consumer engagement and advisory
  • GPCE General Practitioners Conference Exhibition (presentation on benefits of working with a Credential Diabetes Educator)
  • Royal Society for General Practitioners, advisory for design and delivery of educational tools (youtube clip of snippets from video)
  • Jenny Macklin MP, Advisory for policy change

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"Type 1 Voice exists to improve people's experience of having type 1 diabetes and enabling dignified, happy and healthy living.

This is achieved through collaboration with government and industry as well as raising awareness in the workplace, school and the community."