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Greens Call to Extend Royal Commission to Disability Sector

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 19th September 2018 -  Greens Senator Jordon Steele-John says he “will not rest” until the aged care royal commission is expanded to cover the disability sector, despite concerns this would “dilute”

Disability Advocates Question Scope of Royal Commission

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th September 2018 -  The social sector says it welcomes the establishment of a royal commission into aged care, but disability advocates are dismayed ongoing calls to address abuse affecting the broader

VR Helping People with Intellectual Disability Get Behind the Wheel

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 14th September 2018 -  A disability support service is using the latest in virtual reality technology to teach people with intellectual disability the skills to drive a car.   The Endeavour Foundation

Virtual Reality to Revolutionise Training for Disability Support

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th September 2018 -  A disability service provider hopes to revolutionise support training in the disability sector, unveiling a prototype for a virtual reality training tool.   The House with No

NFP Providers Chosen to Deliver Disability Services Under NDIS

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 28th August 2018 -  A group of not-for-profit providers have been selected to deliver disability accommodation and respite services currently operated by the Victorian government, as part of the

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10 Signs Your Culture May Be Struggling

Fran Connelley, Thursday, 16th August 2018 -  The impacts of an increasingly casualised disability workforce on the culture of an organisation can be considerable, writes not-for-profit marketing specialist Fran Connelley,

Disabled Teens Suffering the Mental Health Effects of Bullying

Contributor, Tuesday, 14th August 2018 -  It is a sad reflection on our current school system that children and adolescents with a disability experience such poor treatment from their peers, writes Tania King and Anne Kavanagh

Partnerships Needed to Find Solution for Young People in Aged Care

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 8th August 2018 -  Building sustainable partnerships within the social and health sectors is “absolutely critical” to finding a solution for young people in residential aged care homes (YPIRAC),

Concerns Raised Over NDIS Barriers for Homeless People With Disability

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 7th August 2018 -  There are calls for greater National Disability Insurance Scheme accessibility for disadvantaged groups, with an expert warning it is “nearly impossible” for homeless people

Increased Support Needed for Entrepreneurs with Disability

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 3rd August 2018 -  Entrepreneurs and business owners with disability need increased support to take their ideas “to the next stage”, a disability sector leader believes. Ross Joyce, CEO of the

World Leaders and NGOs Commit to Tackle Disability Discrimination

Luke Michael, Friday, 27th July 2018 -  World leaders and NGOs have made 170 “ambitious commitments” to address stigma and discrimination against people with disabilities at a Global Disability Summit in London.  

Impacts of Tech Change on People with Disability

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 25th July 2018 -  A sold-out conference in Sydney has explored the human rights implications of unprecedented technological change, particularly its impact for people with disability. About one
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