Talking Disability


Vision Australia seeks mentors for new employment program

4 days ago

Vision Australia is on the lookout for volunteer mentors to assist in delivering a new program which will help people…

READ MORE


Autism-specific school in Queensland receives refurbishment funding

1 week ago

A Sunnybank school helping support the needs of children living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Queensland has…

READ MORE


NDIA announces first WA ECEI partner

1 week ago

The first National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) partner delivering Early Childhood Early Intervention (ECEI) se…

READ MORE


Incidents of sexual assault reported by NDIS participants in NSW and SA

1 week ago

A number of sexual assault reports have been made by National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants in two …

READ MORE


NDIS completes final rollout in Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania

2 weeks ago

January 1, 2019, has not only symbolised the endless possibilities and potential of a new year, but also the final ro…

READ MORE


Victorian report highlights provider failures over avoidable choking deaths

1 month ago

A report conducted by Victoria’s Disability Services Commissioner has revealed shocking failures by disability serv…

READ MORE


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

1 month ago

As another big year draws to a close, the team behind Talking Disability would like to wish you all a…

READ MORE


Café at residential aged care home offers employment for people with disability

1 month ago

A café in Narre Warren, Victoria is providing the community with more than just coffee and cake.

READ MORE


Priceline releases makeup tutorial video for people with vision impairment

1 month ago

One of Australia’s largest pharmacy companies, Priceline Pharmacy has created a makeup tutorial video on its websit…

READ MORE


New collaboration to improve disability support for Vietnamese and Indo Chinese Australians

1 month ago

Australian Unity and Multicultural Care Assist have embarked on a new initiative to provide more targeted and cultura…

READ MORE


Beyond Blue receives funding to continue mental health support

1 month ago

An extension of core funding will allow Beyond Blue to continue to support the mental health of Australians.

READ MORE


Long-running grants program axed after 20 years

1 month ago

An Innovative Grants Program which has been helping improve justice for disadvantaged people living in New South Wale…

READ MORE


NDIS launches test of new and improved website

1 month ago

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has launched a trial of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDI…

READ MORE


Popular South Australian beach becomes accessible for Summer

1 month ago

One of South Australia’s most popular beaches is now accessible for people with disability, just in time for Summer…

READ MORE


NDIS pricing increase to support people with complex needs

1 month ago

A recent pricing increase under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will improve support for people with …

READ MORE


Campaign educates public beyond physical indicators of disability

1 month ago

A new campaign is educating the public that not all disabilities are visible.

READ MORE


Australian banks commit to greater accessibility

1 month ago

People with disability will have improved access to banking products and services thanks to new principles endorsed b…

READ MORE


New report highlights renting experience of Australians with disability

1 month ago

The experience and challenges faced by Australian renters with disability have been highlighted in a new report relea…

READ MORE


New story collection captures growing up with disability in Australia

1 month ago

Aspiring writers with disability are being encouraged to share stories of their childhood and adolescence in a new an…

READ MORE


Sydney Festival launches Australian first initiative to increase opportunity within the arts

1 month ago

An Australian first initiative will help address the low representation of artists with disability at the nation’s …

READ MORE