Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia

New collaboration to improve disability support for Vietnamese and Indo Chinese Australians

Posted 6 months ago by Emily Erickson

Australian Unity and Multicultural Care Assist have embarked on a new initiative to provide more targeted and cultura… Read more

Beyond Blue receives funding to continue mental health support

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

An extension of core funding will allow Beyond Blue to continue to support the mental health of Australians. Read more

Long-running grants program axed after 20 years

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

An Innovative Grants Program which has been helping improve justice for disadvantaged people living in New South Wale… Read more

NDIS launches test of new and improved website

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has launched a trial of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDI… Read more

Popular South Australian beach becomes accessible for Summer

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

One of South Australia’s most popular beaches is now accessible for people with disability, just in time for Summer… Read more

NDIS pricing increase to support people with complex needs

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

A recent pricing increase under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will improve support for people with … Read more

Campaign educates public beyond physical indicators of disability

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new campaign is educating the public that not all disabilities are visible. Read more

Australian banks commit to greater accessibility

Posted 6 months ago

People with disability will have improved access to banking products and services thanks to new principles endorsed b… Read more

New report highlights renting experience of Australians with disability

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

The experience and challenges faced by Australian renters with disability have been highlighted in a new report relea… Read more

New story collection captures growing up with disability in Australia

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

Aspiring writers with disability are being encouraged to share stories of their childhood and adolescence in a new an… Read more

Sydney Festival launches Australian first initiative to increase opportunity within the arts

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

An Australian first initiative will help address the low representation of artists with disability at the nation’s … Read more

National Awards celebrate disability leadership

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

The inaugural National Awards for Disability Leadership celebrated the achievements of people with disability yesterd… Read more

Jobfind supports job seekers with disability find their dream role

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

SPONSORED STORY - Finding a job is a daunting task and a difficult process, especially if you are a recent school lea… Read more

International Day of People with Disability promotes inclusiveness and equality

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

Events and celebrations have kicked off around the country for today’s International Day of People with Disability … Read more

Better continence support available now

Posted 6 months ago by Alexandra Stopford

Workers across the growing aged care and disability support sectors are set to be better supported in delivering q… Read more

New taskforce introduced to boost employment outcomes

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new Government taskforce will help boost opportunities for people with disability within the workforce, but disabil… Read more

ILC grants to boost scope of disability organisations

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

The latest grant round for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Information, Linkages and Capacity Buildin… Read more

New app to help end violence against women with disability

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

Women with disability experiencing violence will have better access to information and support with a new smartphone … Read more

Christmas decorations raises funds and spreads festive joy

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

A partnership between two organisations and a 3D printer is sharing stories and festive joy, in a world-first Christm… Read more

New action plan and funding to tackle Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

The Government will match its recent funding boost announcement for autism research by unveiling a new national actio… Read more