Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia

Making banking accessible for all the mission

Posted 2 years ago

Everyday banking resources are set to undergo a transformation in a bid to make them more accessible for all Australi… Read more

Victorian government pledge $61m to assist students with disability

Posted 2 years ago

Victorian school students with a disability are set to receive more overall support with the state government allocat… Read more

"How wheelchair basketball changed my life”

Posted 2 years ago

Playing sports at a high level has always been a passion for Adelaide’s Philip Stephens which he was able to redisc… Read more

Guide dogs key to restoring independence after vision loss

Posted 2 years ago

Trained dogs are continuing to change the lives of many Australians who have a vision impairment but not everyone in … Read more

CARL set to drive change in disability sector

Posted 2 years ago

More access to suitable transport for people with a disability could be on the horizon thanks to a new platform curre… Read more

Inter-industry collaboration all part of Growth Lab

Posted 2 years ago

A new initiative looking to broaden and strengthen collaboration between the health, ageing and disability sectors th… Read more

Seeing AI app available for vision impaired Australians

Posted 2 years ago

A new mobile app created for the vision impaired community can now be accessed in Australia that will make it easie… Read more

Coles launch ‘Quiet Hour’ for shoppers with sensory sensitivity

Posted 2 years ago

Supermarket giant Coles now offers a new shopping experience that’s easy on the eyes and ears, fit for people on th… Read more

Disability inclusive dance program takes centre stage

Posted 2 years ago

Creating a space for expression while delivering a unique show has seen the Restless Dance Theatre continue to move i… Read more

Pet dogs proved to help intellectual disability community

Posted 2 years ago

If you thought dogs only offer joy and companionship to humans, think again. Read more

Equality in question after disability related complaints rise

Posted 2 years ago

More and more people are lodging complaints on the grounds of disability discrimination putting the issues back into … Read more

New bank cards to assist vision impaired

Posted 2 years ago

Banking for the vision impaired has been made a little easier with the introduction of a new wave of debit and credit… Read more

Fresh rehab service boost for Australians

Posted 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago

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