Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia

Small businesses falling behind with inclusion shift

Posted 3 years ago

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have struggled to embrace people with a disability according to recent research from... Read more

Western Australia joins nationally run NDIS

Posted 3 years ago

Western Australia (WA) has joined the nationally delivered National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) after reaching an... Read more

Community consultation to help shape future of supported employment

Posted 3 years ago

Consultation from people with a disability, their families and carers and those in the disability and employment sectors... Read more

Indigenous scholarship poised to support leadership in the disability sector

Posted 3 years ago

A new university scholarship program has been launched to encourage Indigenous leadership in the disability sector. Read more

Sensitive Santa ready to spread Christmas joy

Posted 3 years ago

Meeting Santa Claus during the festive period has been made a little easier for families with sensory sensitive children... Read more

Compass Group setting the standard for diversity

Posted 3 years ago

Giving people with a disability the chance to develop their skills and contribute to a cause has seen Compass Group... Read more

Conversation exclusion gateway to emotional insecurity

Posted 3 years ago

A lack of community understanding has been found as a main barrier in tackling issues that people with communication... Read more

New guidelines aim to improve management of child stroke cases

Posted 3 years ago

New practice guidelines to recognise and treat some of the diseases children suffer has been regarded a vital step... Read more

Greater calls for inquiry into violence and abuse

Posted 3 years ago

The possibility of a Royal Commission into the violence and abuse of people with disability has gained momentum after... Read more

Disability service providers set for super merger

Posted 3 years ago

Three leading disability service providers in Australia have announced they will join together to increase their impact... Read more

A secure and simple way to capture, organise and share care documents

Posted 3 years ago

SPONSORED STORY – Capturing and managing care related documents is incredibly important for people with disabilities as... Read more

Organisations under pressure while NDIS rollout continues

Posted 3 years ago

Service providers are beginning to raise concerns over meeting demands of the National Disability Insurance Scheme... Read more

Disability discrimination linked with health problems

Posted 3 years ago

New research published by the University of Melbourne has found that people who experience disability-based... Read more

Australian Greens senator fights for disability rights

Posted 3 years ago

New Australian Greens senator Jordon Steele-John has laid down a marker for creating change after putting forward his... Read more

Worldwide recognition for people with disability

Posted 3 years ago

Twenty-five years on and the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) was celebrated again on 3 December. Read more

Deaf Australia unhappy over continuous Auslan broadcast snub

Posted 3 years ago

Public outcry from the deaf community has resurfaced after being “ignored” yet again over requests for an Auslan... Read more

Asperger syndrome not in the wrong

Posted 3 years ago

Blaming wrong doing on a health disorder, especially when undiagnosed by a medical professional can have serious... Read more

Making banking accessible for all the mission

Posted 3 years ago

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

Victorian government pledge $61m to assist students with disability

Posted 3 years ago

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

"How wheelchair basketball changed my life”

Posted 3 years ago

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