Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia

Fresh rehab service boost for Australians

Posted 1 year ago

Health industry experts believe Australians will soon have a greater access to vital rehab services with the rollout … Read more

Benchmark set for inclusive play spaces

Posted 1 year ago

Catering for children of all abilities at playgrounds could become a nationwide trend with new standards being set by… Read more

New initiative aims to better represent people with disability in workforce

Posted 1 year ago

A concept bringing employers and people with a disability together for a day could be another solution in reducing un… Read more

Siblings important part of disability care

Posted 1 year ago

A disability doesn’t only affect the person living with the condition, it also affects the people around them. Read more

DPS launches resource to ease frustrations of navigating disability options

Posted 1 year ago

DPS Publishing has joined the conversation surrounding disability with the launch of two new online platforms and pla… Read more

Discrimination claims against Australia’s education system

Posted 1 year ago

No gold star has been branded on Australia’s education system with large number of children with disabilities repor… Read more

Organisations collaborate to help breakdown barriers for autism employees

Tags Autism Posted 1 year ago

Four organisations have joined forces in a bid to pioneer a way to help people on the autism spectrum face challenges… Read more

More employment for people with disabilities the goal

Posted 1 year ago

Australians living with a disability are more likely to be able to find work as organisations step up their efforts t… Read more

Dignity Party secures $41m for mental health and disability programs

Posted 1 year ago

Mental health and disability initiatives in South Australia (SA) will be boosted by $41.5 million in funding over fou… Read more

National Week of Deaf People celebrated again

Posted 1 year ago

Education, discussions, and fun are just some of the things part of this year's National Week of Deaf People (NWDP). Read more

Occupational therapists put in spotlight during recognition week

Posted 1 year ago

They do it for the love of it, and this week there is a recognition for the difference occupational therapists are ma… Read more

NDIA open latest ILC grant round

Posted 1 year ago

NDIA has opened it’s latest Information, Linkages and Capacity Building grant round which will see a greater share … Read more

Disability carers backed after funding announcement

Posted 1 year ago

Disability and aged carers in South Australia (SA) will receive further support following the announcement on October… Read more

New online disability network launched

Posted 1 year ago

A new online social network designed for people with disabilities, their families, friends and carers is now availabl… Read more

Concern for carers over ‘sandwich caring’

Posted 1 year ago

A number of Australians are finding themselves part of a growing trend called ‘sandwich caring’ as they balance c… Read more

Commission calls for change although costs on track

Posted 1 year ago

A report released by The Productivity Commission comes with a number of recommendations after it was revealed that a … Read more