Talking Disability


Additional Government funding targets remote communities

3 months ago

The Australian Government has announced another significant funding grant to help those living with disability receiv…

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Tough penalties enforced by new disability safety commission

3 months ago

The head of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission has threatened to come …

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New Government initiative offers scholarships for young carers

3 months ago

A program facilitated by Carers Australia is providing scholarships for young carers to continue or return to study, …

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Research shows employers want more guidance in hiring people with disability

3 months ago

New research released by the Australian Government has provided a snapshot into disability employment across the heal…

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Report shows LGBTI people with disability experience higher rates of discrimination

3 months ago

A new report released by La Trobe University has revealed the discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, t…

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Australia’s first sensory safe, indoor play gym opens

3 months ago

Australia’s first open to the public, indoor play gym for children with sensory disorders has officially opened its…

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NDIS Quarterly Report reveals increased growth and satisfaction

3 months ago

The latest Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quarterly Report has …

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Australia’s first blind soccer pitch kicks goals at sport and recreation awards

3 months ago

Australia’s first blind soccer pitch has been recognised at the 2018 Disability and Sport Recreation Awards.

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Funding advances stem cell research to tackle blindness in children

4 months ago

An investment by the Turnbull Government will see stem cell research tackle blindness in children.

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Brain Injury Awareness Week aims to protect children

4 months ago

This year’s Brain Injury Awareness Week, running from 20-26 August is taking the opportunity to help put a stop to …

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The Summer Foundation seeks research partners to solve disability and aged care issue

4 months ago

The Summer Foundation has put a call out for partners to join its newly launched $1 million Competitive Research Gran…

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New research links accelerated head growth and autism

4 months ago

Research by La Trobe University has revealed a link between accelerated head growth in children and autism.

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New policy to improve support for Victorian carers

4 months ago

A new strategy launched last week will provide greater support for Victorian carers over the next four years.

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Mixed opinions on My Health implications

4 months ago

The recent buzz around My Health Record as a one-stop-shop for the medical histories of all Australians has been met …

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Hens help people with disability crack the job market

4 months ago

An agri-business brought to life by disability provider, House with No Steps (HWNS), is growing job opportunities for…

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Landmark report tells stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with disability

4 months ago

A landmark report has been released to tell the lived experiences and stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islande…

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South Australian Film Corp to lead improved on-screen representation of disability

4 months ago

An initiative by the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) will see people with disability better represented on-s…

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NDIS workforce increases to meet demand

4 months ago

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) workforce has increased by 10.5 percent to support Australians with d…

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Report released to prevent violence against people with disability

4 months ago

A new report released by the Australian Human Rights Commission addresses the prevalence of violence against people w…

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Environmental debate the ‘final straw’ for people with disability

4 months ago

Recent debate by environmental activists into the ban of single-use plastic straws has fuelled outrage amongst the di…

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