Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia

Community competitors give their all for Deaf Games

Posted 2 years ago

Deaf and hard of hearing people have come together from across the nation, and the seas, to help celebrate, compete a… Read more

Story telling with a diversity focus

Posted 2 years ago

A four-day workshop in Sydney is encouraging diversity in the production world by opening up applications to people f… Read more

Employment for people with intellectual disability key focus of new forum

Posted 2 years ago

A forum designed to demonstrate successful pathways from school to work and open employment for Australians with inte… Read more

NDIS rollout raises concern in SA

Posted 2 years ago

The Federal Government is being urged to “step up”, take accountability and keep its promises relating to the rol… Read more

Public on ‘high alert’ for people with disability left in hot cars

Posted 2 years ago

As temperatures soar across the nation, a new alert has been issued by authorities in relation to vulnerable people w… Read more

Requirements to change for DSP recipients as new rules come into play

Posted 2 years ago

Legislation boasting new rules and requirements for recipients of the Age Pension and Disability Support Pension (DSP… Read more

Transport disadvantage identified in NSW

Posted 2 years ago

More than 160 new improvement opportunities have been identified by Transport for NSW as they aim to address the need… Read more

Why unpaid carers need to look after themselves

Posted 2 years ago by Hannah Wadley, Adoni Media

Caring for someone with a disability is by no means a small responsibility. It’s a job where above all else you fee… Read more

New Year marks new rollout regions for NDIS

Posted 2 years ago

More people living with disability in Tasmania, Queensland and South Australia will now have access to the National D… Read more

Successful applicant announced for workforce boosting initiative

Posted 2 years ago

The consortium appointed the role of implementing a $33 million Government led and funded job creating initiative, fo… Read more

Additional NDIS support has arrived for people living with younger onset dementia

Posted 2 years ago

The way people living with younger onset dementia access, understand and navigate the National Disability Insurance S… Read more

NDIS in the ACT under inquiry

Posted 2 years ago

Written submissions are being welcomed by the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Legislative Assembly as they begin t… Read more

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Posted 2 years ago

As our first big year draws to a close, the team behind Talking Disability would like to wish you all a happy and … Read more

New Minister for Social Services appointed as part of Cabinet reshuffle

Posted 2 years ago

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has been affected by the latest Cabinet reshuffle after a new Ministe… Read more

Disability art exhibition receives $10k grant funding

Posted 2 years ago

Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) have been granted $10,000 to host an event that engages people with a disabili… Read more

New employment hope for vision impaired Australians

Posted 2 years ago

Vision Australia have teamed up with The Salvation Army to help young people in the blind and low vision community fi… Read more

Inaugural NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commissioner appointed

Posted 2 years ago

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission’s top job has been filled after t… Read more

Victorian autism community welcomes funding for key plans

Tags Autism Posted 2 years ago

Victorians on the autism spectrum have been reassured that a comprehensive Autism State Plan will be established with… Read more

Disability advocacy services get $5.3m investment but uncertainty still looms

Posted 2 years ago

The Australian Government will invest about $5.3 million for disability representative organisations to continue thei… Read more

Adelaide’s $100m disability-friendly accommodation on the way

Posted 2 years ago

Adelaide residents and tourists with a disability are set to benefit from a new accommodation complex that will be fi… Read more