Talking Disability


People with disability and employers ‘overlooked’ in DES reforms

4 months ago

The reform of Australia’s Disability Employment Services (DES) designed to give people with disability the opportun…

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Ink dries on Australia's first guide to disability support

4 months ago

An Australian first publication will change the way Australians with disability and their families access information…

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New Seeing Eye Dog puppies call for volunteer carers

4 months ago

Inside the walls of Seeing Eye Dogs Australia’s breeding centre in Kensington, Melbourne herald the 72 tiny paws an…

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WA establishes Advisory Group to aid NDIS transition

4 months ago

A National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Transition Governance Advisory Group has been established following the…

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Government invests in NSW and TAS mental health

5 months ago

A record spend on mental health has been announced in the New South Wales (NSW) 2018-2019 Budget and another funding …

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Northern Territory celebrates final NDIS roll-out while Western Australia joins

5 months ago

The final stage of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) roll-out in the Northern Territory (NT) has commen…

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Victorian report shows students with disability experience discrimination

5 months ago

A report has shown Victorian children with disability face significant challenges in mainstream schools, including di…

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New education toolkit bridges gap in communication difficulties

5 months ago

The launch of an Australian first online resource will help support teachers in educating students with communication…

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Australian Foundation for Disability celebrates 65 years of service

5 months ago

One of Australia’s longest serving not-for-profit disability organisations, Australian Foundation for Disability (A…

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New accessible alpine base to warm the hearts of people with disability

5 months ago

Falls Creek in Victoria is now home to Australia’s first dedicated accessible alpine base.

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Nothing is too much trouble for Community Concierge SA

5 months ago

SPONSORED STORY - Businesses within an iconic Adelaide building can get their favourite shirt dry cleaned or a taxi b…

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Advisory group established to support autism outcomes

5 months ago

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will be better informed when it comes to supporting people with autis…

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Focus On Ability Film Festival fields record entries in 10th year

5 months ago

An Australian film festival dedicated to showcasing the abilities of disabilities has celebrated a record number of 2…

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Minister calls for review into Victoria’s oldest deaf school

5 months ago

A review into the Victorian College of the Deaf (VCD) has been welcomed by disability advocates and the college itsel…

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Expanded program equips future leaders in autistic pride

5 months ago

A new expanded program developed by The Co-operative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC) has come a l…

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Golfers with disability putt on the big stage

5 months ago

In a world-first, golfers with disability will tee off at this year’s Emirates Australian Open, held in Sy…

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Younger people with disability living in aged care a serious issue

5 months ago

The issue of younger people with disability living in residential aged care homes has been brought to light, followin…

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World first OT facility for adolescents with autism opens in Adelaide

5 months ago

A world first occupational therapy facility will help the development of adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (A…

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Braille signs lead way on pedestrian crossings in Cairns CBD

5 months ago

Braille signs are being trialed above pedestrian crossings in Cairns’ CBD in what is the largest initiative in regi…

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New resource to lead end-of-life conversations

5 months ago

People with intellectual disabilities will be more involved in essential end-of-life conversations with the help of a…

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