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Making Disability Support Work Across Real Lives

Contributor, Monday, 28th May 2018 -  The National Disability Insurance Scheme is a game changer, but the challenge is to make it work across people’s life course, from education and housing, to social participation

Awkward Moments in the Spotlight

Estelle Stathoulis, Friday, 25th May 2018 -  American sports commentator Jason Benetti lends his voice for this tongue-in-cheek cartoon series, that illustrates a number of everyday occurrences for people with disability

Opinion

Action Must Be Taken to Stop Bullying of Students with Disability

Stephanie Gotlib, Monday, 21st May 2018 -  Unfortunately, bullying of students with disability, including abuse and violence at school is not a new, unusual or unknown experience, writes Children and Young People with Disability

LGBTQI Disability Sexuality Project Wins $10,000 Grant

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 9th May 2018 -  A research project aiming to give LGBTQI people with disability a voice in regards to their sexuality has won a $10,000 grant.        Northcott Innovation’s Velvet Expressions

Opinion

Australia Needs Lasting Consensus on NDIS Funding

Bruce Bonyhady, Friday, 4th May 2018 -  People with disability, their families, carers and advocates deserve the certainty of a National Disability Insurance Scheme which is sustainable, writes Bruce Bonyhady. Australia

People With Disability Demand Action to Fund and Fix NDIS

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 -  Thousands of people with disability, their families and sector workers are demanding action to fix the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as a new report reveals the scheme could

New Joint Venture to Boost Employment for People with Disability

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 1st May 2018 -  A leading commercial employment provider is teaming up with a not-for-profit disability services group to maximise social impact, by creating a joint venture providing better

National Benchmarking Survey Shows Disability Service Providers How They ‘Stack Up’

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 1st May 2018 -  Disability service providers are being encouraged to take part in a national benchmarking survey that aims to offer vital market intelligence and give providers a competitive edge.

Reflections on the First Episode of the ABC’s Employable Me

Bill Gamack, Friday, 6th April 2018 -  Employable Me is a real and raw depiction of the challenges associated with job hunting when you have a disability, writes EPIC Assist CEO Bill Gamack. For a while now, I’ve been eagerly

Opinion

Listen and Learn: The Importance of Parking Our Prejudice

Bill Gamack, Thursday, 5th April 2018 -  EPIC Assist CEO Bill Gamack shares his learnings from Jon Faine’s controversial interview with Carly Findlay. I was moved to write this piece after listening to Jon Faine’s interview

NDIS Causing ‘Growing Catastrophe’ For Victorians With Severe Mental Illness

Luke Michael, Thursday, 29th March 2018 -  A new report has estimated that 90 per cent of Victorians living with severe mental illness will be worse off under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, with vital community

Opinion

It’s Time to Make Hearing Health a Priority

Hamish Fairlie, Thursday, 29th March 2018 -  Disability should be perceived as a spectrum, writes 17 year old Hamish Fairlie, who took the floor at the 2018 Power of Speech event on Monday to set the record straight around what
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