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Queensland Narrating Service is one of a handful of non-profit organisations in Australia which produce audio material for people with print disabilities. Queensland Narrating Service acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of the land in which we live and work. We pay respect to them and their elders, both past and present.

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*Funding to continue. Our funding would continue for a further two years beyond the implementation of the NDIS.

*Creating Future Libraries Conference. QNS attended the Creating Future Libraries Conference to promote the organisations service to teacher librarians.

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Here are some of the latest books added to the catalogue:
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In January 1966, Kate Howarth gave birth to a healthy baby boy at St Margaret’s Home for unwed mothers in Sydney. In the months before the birth, and the days after, she resisted intense pressure to give up her son for adoption, becoming one of the few women to ever leave the institution with her baby. She was only sixteen years old.

What inspired such courage? Click to continue…

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Three years ago, Spiri Tsintziras found herself mentally, physically and spiritually depleted. She was stretched thin – raising kids, running a household and managing a business. She ate too much in order to keep going and then slumped in front of the telly at night, exhausted, asking herself ‘What is it all for?’ Click to continue…

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In the 1980s in the Melbourne suburb of Fawkner, Josie’s father is drinking himself to an ugly and appalling death. Josie’s mother is a fac- tory machinist, bringing home piecework to keep the family afloat.

And Josie is surviving, or not – self-destructive sex, excessive alcohol, drugs, brutalised friendships.

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Jessie Williamson was a courageous missionary nurse who de- voted 35 years of her life to tribal people in the remote and dan- gerous highlands of West Papua. 

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