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Different Does Not Mean Bad

Bill Gamack, Friday, 23rd June 2017 -  Senator Pauline Hanson’s comments that children with disability should be removed from mainstream classrooms could have a damaging impact on how disability is viewed in Aust

Disability Advocates Celebrate the End of Australia’s ‘Book Famine’

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 19th June 2017 -  Disability advocates are celebrating an end to the so-called “book famine”, which saw the restriction of accessible books to blind, partially sighted and dyslexic Austral

Productivity Commission Warns NDIS is at Risk

Rachel McFadden, Friday, 16th June 2017 -  The success and financial sustainability of the NDIS is at risk, a position paper from the Productivity Commission has found. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Co…

Disability Enterprise Creates a Buzz Around Employment

Wendy Williams, Monday, 29th May 2017 -  An initiative to build bee frames to be sold to beekeepers around the country is helping people with disability enter the workforce. Coffs Harbour-based not for profit New Horizo

NDIS Not Focused on Inequities

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 25th May 2017 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme is not living up to expectations and may even be exacerbating the inequities it was designed to solve, according to a new report. Choice,

NDIA to Appeal Disability Transport Ruling as Test Case

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 19th April 2017 -  The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is to appeal a Federal Court decision over funding arrangements for transport costs under the National Disability Insurance Sc…

Getting A Bigger Taste of Good in the Community

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 18th April 2017 -  A social enterprise providing meaningful work for people with disability through the baking, selling and delivering of gourmet biscuits and slices is set for expansion. The Abl

Are We Ready for the NDIS Agenda?

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th April 2017 -  Senior manager disability and mental health services at AnglicareSA Kate Rush asks if Australia is ready for the NDIS. Rush is speaking at the upcoming Criterion conference on Fi


The Evolution of Housing for People with Disabilities

George Taleporos, Tuesday, 11th April 2017 -  Australia needs to work towards a future where the disability service system and housing solutions work together and where the current limits to choice and control are progressi

New TV Series to Feature People With Disability

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 28th March 2017 -  The current portrayal and inclusion of people with disability in television is a problem, according to a not for profit aiming to change mainstream attitudes to disability with a

Campaign Shows Jobs Change Lives

Wendy Williams, Monday, 27th March 2017 -  The ability for jobs to change lives, particular for young people, is the ethos behind a new campaign that will see a disability employment service donate $500 for every job placem

Disability Groups Slam Govt for Scrapping Royal Commission Into Abuse

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 6th March 2017 -  The federal government’s decision to rule out a royal commission into violence and abuse against people with disability has been condemned by an alliance of disability advoca


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