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‘We must act now’: Barriers uncovered for young people with disability

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 20th May 2020 -  The Mission Australia Youth Survey has taken a disability lens to its data for the first time Young people with disability are more likely to report poor mental health and are twice

Five times Australian charities made a difference through advocacy in 2019

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th December 2019 -  As 2019 draws to a close, we look back at five major reforms that were made possible only through strong charitable advocacy.   Advocacy is an essential function of charities and a

Government vows to remove young people with disability from aged care

Luke Michael, Thursday, 28th November 2019 -  Last year there were around 6,200 people under 65 living in residential aged care in Australia The Morrison government has pledged there will be no young people with disability living

Government pledges to remove young people from nursing homes

Luke Michael, Friday, 22nd March 2019 -  The federal government will help young people with disability in aged care facilities to move into homes of their choosing, as part of a new national action plan. Social Services Minister

Disability and Budget 2017 – What’s Missing?

Stephanie Gotlib, Wednesday, 10th May 2017 -  The federal budget makes some welcome funding inclusions affecting people with disability but what’s missing is education reform for students with disability, writes advocate…

Program Helps Younger People with Disability Avoid Residential Aged Care

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th April 2012 -  An analysis of a government-funded program, aimed at reducing the number of people with a disability living in residential aged care, has shown a drop of 35 per cent of those living…
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