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Australian Human Rights Commission
Friday 28th June, 2024

The Australian Human Rights Commission have produced an ‘Economic and Business Benefits of Employing People with Disability’ guide. The guides highlight some great research that tells us what we already…

ABC News
Thursday 27th June, 2024

NDIS Minister Bill Shorten has sought to reassure the disability community that it would get input into the design of a reformed National Disability Insurance Scheme, amid concerns that fundamental…

Culture, Ethnicity and Health
Wednesday 26th June, 2024

CEH has developed three training videos in partnership with the Summer Foundation’s Upskill project. These videos take a deeper look at three important tools of cross-cultural communication in the disability…

ABC News
Wednesday 26th June, 2024

Disability advocates and groups are urging the federal government to listen to criticisms of its legislation changing the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and make further amendments to its “NDIS back…

Guardian Australia
Wednesday 26th June, 2024

Bill Shorten has accused the Coalition of a “disingenuous” and “lazy” decision on NDIS reforms, after the opposition proposed to team up with the Greens to delay a bill set…

ABC News
Sunday 23rd June, 2024

Audrey Wallace loves unicorns almost as much as she adores her little sister Amari. But for the past six weeks, parents Justin and Ashlee Wallace have been adjusting to the…

Department of Families, Fairness and Housing
Tuesday 18th June, 2024

The Disability and Social Services Regulation Amendment Act 2023 (the Amendment Act) makes changes to the Disability Act 2006, Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Residential Tenancies Act) and other Acts to…

Summer Foundation
Tuesday 18th June, 2024

On this episode of Reasonable & Necessary, Dr George meets with disability rights advocate El Gibbs and disability law expert Mitchell Skipsey to discuss the NDIS Bill, the recent amendments…

Deaf Australia
Tuesday 18th June, 2024

Deaf Australia is excited to launch a new toolkit called AIDE toolkit. AIDE meaning Accessibility, Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity. This toolkit can be used for deaf people, their friends/family, organisations,…

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CALD people with disability, as a cohort, are at higher risk of experiencing violence and abuse when compared to the general population of people with disability. They are also less…

ABC News
Thursday 13th June, 2024

Federal Minister Bill Shorten is in New York spruiking Australia’s expertise with the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Australia’s a pioneer with this type of scheme – which directly funds people…

People with Disability Australia
Friday 14th June, 2024

People with Disability Australia (PWDA), the national cross-disability peak body and representative organisation, has reissued its call for governments to prioritise and fund action plans that support the transition away…