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Youth Parliament Fight for Accessible Public Transport

Maggy Liu, Friday, 7th July 2017 -  Following a new relationship between Deaf Children Australia and YMCA, a team of deaf and hard of hearing young people have debated a bill about how public transport can be made more

Vale Jan Daisley, ‘A Mighty Activist’

Wendy Williams, Friday, 7th July 2017 -  Leading disability advocate and a founding member and former president of People With Disability Australia, Jan Daisley has died. PWDA announced her death on Facebook on Wednesday

NDIS – Time to Save Money and Deliver on a Promise

David Gilchrist, Thursday, 15th June 2017 -  There is considerable support for a modified planning process for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, writes Dr David Gilchrist as he unpacks his latest research, released

Civil Society Backs Calls for Royal Commission into Disability Violence

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 12th June 2017 -  A coalition of 163 civil society organisations and 383 individuals have written to the prime minister demanding a royal commission into violence and abuse against people with disability.

Success is in the Bag for Disability Enterprise

Wendy Williams, Monday, 5th June 2017 -  A not for profit that employs people with physical and intellectual disabilities in the Northern Territory has been chosen as the official supplier of the 2017 World Chambers Congress

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 Scheme…

Disability Groups Unite Against Mobility Allowance Cuts

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 21st March 2017 -  Disability groups across the country have united in protest against proposed cuts that could leave people with disability without access to transport. In a joint statement released

International Award for JobAccess Service

Wendy Williams, Friday, 3rd March 2017 -  An Australian scheme that works to remove barriers to employment for people with disability has received international recognition. Assistant Minister for Social Services and

The Sargood Effect – Revolutionising Holidays for People With Disability

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 1st March 2017 -  Everyone loves a good holiday. But for many people in a wheelchair, going on vacation can often be a very stressful undertaking. With much of the available accommodation and attractions

The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations

Kelly Vincent, Monday, 20th February 2017 -  One of the biggest barriers to people with disability getting a job is the culture of low expectation, writes Kelly Vincent MLC from Dignity Party. In Australia, 82 per cent of people

Politicians Score an Own-Goal with the NDIS

Andrew Donne, Thursday, 16th February 2017 -  Pitting welfare and families against the National Disability Insurance Scheme is just creating a humiliating hierarchy of need, writes Endeavour Foundation chief executive Andrew…
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