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Euthanasia and People With Disabilities – Discussing the Issues From All Angles

Tricia Malowney, Thursday, 20th October 2016 -  The South Australian voluntary euthanasia bill as presented to the state parliament is not what should be enacted, writes disability consultant Tricia Malowney. “Dying people

Why Tony Clark Should Replace Stephen Conroy

Tricia Malowney, Tuesday, 20th September 2016 -  It’s clear that we need someone in Canberra who understands the issues that affect all Australians, including Australians with disabilities, writes systemic advocate for inclusive


McClure Report – An Easy Way Out on Disability

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 3rd March 2015 -  The McClure Report into welfare reform, at first glance, sounds wonderful but the detail does nothing to stop the demonization of marginalised people, writes systemic advocate


Abuse Bigger Than Yooralla. Inquiry – NOW

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 27th November 2014 -  The Federal Government is shirking its responsibilities to Australians with disability by denying them a national independent inquiry into abuse in institutions, writes systemic

BLOG: Women with Disabilities – Questions We Need Answered

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd October 2014 -  A recent forum saw women with disabilities ask the three major parties contesting the Victorian State Election in November to answer questions around healthcare, equal access and


Time for ‘Real’ Wages Not ‘Pot Shots’ at People With Disability

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 28th January 2014 -  Here we go again – vilifying Australians with disabilities. Try paying us a fair day’s pay for a fair day’s work instead, argues systemic advocate for inclusive


Launching DisabilityCare – A Cautionary Tale

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 4th July 2013 -  DisabilityCare Australia is here but let’s not think this is all done now – nothing will change until families, politicians, the service sector and Australians with…


NDIS Levy Makes Economic Sense

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd May 2013 -  The extension of the Medicare Levy to help fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme makes great economic sense for the future well being of Australia, says the President of the


A Novel Approach to Employment of People with Disability?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th January 2013 -  As the Federal Government calls for submissions on how to increase employment opportunities for people with disability, systemic advocate for inclusive practices, Tricia Malowney


NDIS Bill – Time for Closer Examination

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th January 2013 -  As more than a thousand submissions have been made to the Senate Inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme legislation, the President of the Victorian Disability Services


Politics And The NDIS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th July 2012 -  THAT AIN'T RIGHT- how do you explain your refusal to fund the NDIS to the electorate who voted for you – or don't you believe that Coalition voters have disabilities


Accessible Taxis? Not If Your Body Doesn’t Meet Australian Standards

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 10th July 2012 -  Dear taxi industry, instead of demanding that our wheelchairs be modified to suit the needs of the taxi industry, why not take up your moral and legal responsibility and modify taxis
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