Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia

Campaign educates public beyond physical indicators of disability

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

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

Australian banks commit to greater accessibility

Posted 7 months 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

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

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

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

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

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

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

National Awards celebrate disability leadership

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

The inaugural National Awards for Disability Leadership celebrated the achievements of people with disability yesterd… Read more

Jobfind supports job seekers with disability find their dream role

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

SPONSORED STORY - Finding a job is a daunting task and a difficult process, especially if you are a recent school lea… Read more

International Day of People with Disability promotes inclusiveness and equality

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

Events and celebrations have kicked off around the country for today’s International Day of People with Disability … Read more

Better continence support available now

Posted 7 months ago by Alexandra Stopford

Workers across the growing aged care and disability support sectors are set to be better supported in delivering q… Read more

New taskforce introduced to boost employment outcomes

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new Government taskforce will help boost opportunities for people with disability within the workforce, but disabil… Read more

ILC grants to boost scope of disability organisations

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

The latest grant round for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Buildin… Read more

New app to help end violence against women with disability

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

Women with disability experiencing violence will have better access to information and support with a new smartphone … Read more

Christmas decorations raises funds and spreads festive joy

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

A partnership between two organisations and a 3D printer is sharing stories and festive joy, in a world-first Christm… Read more

New action plan and funding to tackle Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

The Government will match its recent funding boost announcement for autism research by unveiling a new national actio… Read more

Sensory safe Santa spreads festive cheer for every child

Tags Autism Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

The Christmas spirit will be spread far and wide with ‘sensory safe’ Santa sessions being held across the country… Read more

Funding boosts autism research

Tags Autism Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

The Government has announced it will filter nearly $4 million into autism research to help improve the diagnosis, tre… Read more

AccessAbility Day links people with disability and employers

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

A Government initiative will help more than four million Australians living with disability explore employment possib… Read more

New initiative to help athletes with disability access sport equipment

Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

People with disability will be able to access the equipment required to participate in para-sport, thanks to the Spo… Read more

Study finds adults with autism prescribed psychotropic drugs without diagnosis

Tags Autism Posted 8 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new study has found adults on the autism spectrum are being prescribed medication for mental health conditions with… Read more

Program developed by partnership equips next generation of support workers

Posted 8 months ago by Nicole Pope

SPONSORED STORY - A program, born from a partnership between Enhance Training (part of the Hessel Group) and SACARE … Read more