Talking Disability


Partnership offers increasing employment opportunities for people with disability

2 months ago

A Western Australian energy provider has partnered with National Disability Services’ (NDS) BuyAbility program to p…

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Speech pathologists commend books in helping development

2 months ago

A number of books aimed to assist children in their communication and literacy development have been shortlisted for …

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Disabled Wintersport Australia celebrates 40 years!

2 months ago

There are two causes for celebration within the field of disability winter sports, with a special anniversary being c…

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Aged care Royal Commission re-ignites hope for inquiry into disability sector

2 months ago

The call for a Royal Commission into the aged care sector has been met with mixed emotions, as the inquiry takes aim …

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New radio program to break down disability stigma

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A new disability radio program in Adelaide is aiming to eliminate ableism and change how society thinks, approaches a…

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Screening tool to help nurses diagnose autism earlier

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Thirteen years of intensive research and evaluation has paid off for the team at La Trobe University’s Olga Tenniso…

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Disability conference grant recipients announced

3 months ago

People with disability will now have a greater opportunity to attend national disability conferences thanks to a new …

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Melbourne welcomes inclusive and accessible Fringe event

3 months ago

The city of Melbourne is set to become even more lively, accessible and inclusive, with this year's Melbourne Fringe …

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New app to break down accessibility barriers

3 months ago

A new app is providing people with disability insight into the accessibility of a venue at the touch of a button.

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Disability Action Week to promote equal opportunity for all Queenslanders

3 months ago

Disability Action Week will run from 9 to 15 September this year with a focus on empowering people with disability an…

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Victorian venues open doors to inclusion

3 months ago

Over 25 venues across metropolitan and regional Victoria will allow people disability and mobility impairments to enj…

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Virtual reality to educate disability support staff in ‘risky’ situations

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Support staff will be given the opportunity to experience high risk situations involving people with disability throu…

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Program turns over new page for publishing industry

3 months ago

Writers with disability will be supported in developing their work through a groundbreaking program.

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Research shows link between multiple sclerosis and healthy food choices

3 months ago

A diet high in vegetables and fish may be associated with a lower risk of multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study by Wes…

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Government continues support for autism specialised early learning centres

3 months ago

An investment into the intensive support of children with autism was announced by the former Turnbull Government.

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Disability service providers to deliver accommodation and respite support

3 months ago

Five Victorian not-for-profit disability service providers will aid the transition of the National Disability Insuran…

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New NDIS improvements include lift of staffing cap

3 months ago

New improvements to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for both participants and providers will begin to…

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New ministers for social services announced in Government reshuffle

3 months ago

Two fresh Social Services Ministers have been announced and now sworn in by newly appointed Prime Minister, Scott Mor…

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Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week challenges perceptions

3 months ago

Next week marks Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness and challenging perceptions …

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Volunteering Services Australia join annual celebration of social inclusion

3 months ago

Volunteering Services Australia (VSA) has been appointed to promote the International Day of People with Disabilities…

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