Talking Disability


Indigenous people with disability supported in living active lives

5 months ago

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability will be encouraged to be more active with the help of a …

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New hub to promote inclusiveness through neuro-diverse workplaces

5 months ago

University students with autism and psychosocial conditions will be supported on their journey to employment through …

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Queensland opens a new chapter on autism-friendly story sessions

6 months ago

Children with Autism spectrum disorder will enjoy story time sessions in Queensland public libraries thanks to a stat…

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Royal Commission urgently needed to protect the vulnerable

6 months ago

A Royal Commission into violence against people with disability is urgently needed according to disability advocates,…

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Adaptive controller leads way in changing gaming forever

6 months ago

An adaptive controller created by Microsoft will enable accessible gaming for people with disability ... and that’s…

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New Quality and Safeguards Framework to watch over NDIS supports

6 months ago

New guidelines released by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safeguards Commission will ens…

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Australia’s first regional Disability Transport Hub approved

6 months ago

Tamworth locals will welcome a new transport hub, designed to help people with disability embark on journeys within t…

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Improved support for people with disability seeking employment

6 months ago

A particular funding announcement in the 2018-19 Federal Budget will help Australians with disability be better suppo…

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New South Wales secures ongoing NDIS funding for the future

6 months ago

New South Wales is the first of the Australian states and territories to sign on the dotted line and ensure long-term…

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People with sensory sensitivities invited down the rabbit hole

6 months ago

Australia’s museum for film, TV, games digital culture and art located in Melbourne, is offering an incredible expe…

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World MS Day acknowledges vital research

6 months ago

This year’s World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day will focus on the vital research aiming to find a cure for the autoim…

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Awareness week shines light on one of Australia’s most stigmatised communities

6 months ago

This week marks an important date in the calendar, with a specific focus on raising awareness for the needs of people…

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NDIS ‘error’ outrages autism community

6 months ago

A ‘mistake’ to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) eligibility requirements has caused an uproar amon…

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Hop write to it ... applications for Write-ability Fellowships open!

6 months ago

An award winning program supporting the skills and development of writers with disability in Victoria is fielding app…

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NDIS issues cause Australia’s oldest service provider to merge

6 months ago

The oldest service providers for children who are deaf or hearing impaired in the country and state of South Australi…

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Autism-friendly school provides safe environment for students

6 months ago

A school dedicated to teaching students with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has opened its doors in Queensland.

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People with Disability Australia recognised at Sydney Mardi Gras Awards

7 months ago

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) have taken home two accolades at the 2018 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras A…

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Online resource launched to help Queenslanders understand their rights

7 months ago

A new online resource presented in partnership with Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia (ADA) and Legal Aid Queens…

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Federal Budget’s disability funding commitments warmly welcomed

7 months ago

Last night’s 2018-19 Federal Budget announcement has highlighted Government initiatives and funding allocations acr…

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Government funds projects targeting hard-to-reach communities

7 months ago

A significant funding grant by the Federal Government will help the nation become more inclusive for people with disa…

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