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Time for action on disability employment

Christina Ryan, Monday, 20th June 2022 -  Our new federal government needs to invest in employment of disabled people, starting with the next CEO of the National Disability Insurance Agency, writes Christina Ryan, CEO of

Worth the Risk: What can be learned from LGBTIQA+ experiences with the insurance industry

Nevena Spirovska, Tuesday, 14th June 2022 -  Nevena Spirovska shares some insights from a new report from the Victorian Pride Lobby detailing the LGBTIQA+ community’s experiences with Australian insurance providers.

More than rainbows: Recognising IDAHOBIT day’s dark history

Nevena Spirovska, Monday, 9th May 2022 -  While IDAHOBIT day now has a celebratory mood, the journey toward it has been darker and more difficult than many realise, writes Nevena Spirovska.  Many social sector workplaces

New survey reveals disability stereotypes persist among Australians

Luke Michael, Thursday, 9th September 2021 -  “While it may sound protective, stereotypical perceptions of people with disability as exploitable could be used to limit opportunities for choice and self-determination”  Almost

Young Aussies more concerned by discrimination than COVID-19

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 18th November 2020 -  More than a quarter of young people say they have been unfairly treated in the past year     Equity and discrimination is now the number one concern for young Australians, according

‘Things need to change’: Widespread complex mental illness discrimination revealed

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 12th October 2020 -  A national program to change attitudes around complex mental illness is needed to ensure all Australians can live free from stigma, SANE Australia says.  When Cameron Solnordal

Campaign calls for end to disability migration discrimination

Luke Michael, Friday, 13th March 2020 -  Advocates say current migration laws reinforce the stigma and discrimination that people with disability already face The federal government is being urged to change migration

We all contributed to the bullying of Quaden Bayles

Stephanie Gotlib, Tuesday, 3rd March 2020 -  Nine-year-old Quaden Bayles gained global fame in a viral video after he was bullied at school for his dwarfism. Disability advocate Stephanie Gotlib writes it is the attitudes and

Alliance forms to fight for inclusive Australia

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 2nd December 2019 -  A new charity has opened its doors to fight increasing rates of discrimination   With around 40 per cent of Australians found to have little or no contact with Aboriginal Australians

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Putting Disability and Leadership in the Same Sentence

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 3rd December 2018 -  When disability advocate and entrepreneur, Christina Ryan, realised workplace programs helping people with disability into leadership roles were non-existent, she got angry.

Unlocking the Door to Stop Disability Discrimination

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 1st October 2018 -  A peak disability body is calling on the New South Wales government to unlock wheelchair accessible toilets around the state, saying it’s a major cause of grief for people with disability.

What’s Ageism?

Contributor, Thursday, 19th April 2018 -  The importance of advocating against ageism and for people to live the best life they can is the fundamental thrust of The Benevolent Society’s EveryAGE Counts campaign, which is
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