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Tuesday 10th October, 2017

The body representing Victorian independent schools has rubbished claims it is inflating student disability data to receive more funding.

Brigid Glanville
ABC News
Tuesday 10th October, 2017

A mother whose autistic son was strapped to a restraining chair in class was asked if she would prefer a “more aesthetically pleasing chair” when she confronted the school about…

Aged Care Guide
Wednesday 11th October, 2017

Hearing dogs have improved the quality of life for seniors who are deaf or hard of hearing, minimising the impediments that often accompany those living with hearing impairments. However, planned…

Simon Darcy and Tracy Taylor
The Conversation
Thursday 12th October, 2017

Only 53 per cent of Australians with disability are employed, compared to 83 per cent of all working-age people. Australia ranks 21st out of 29 OECD nations when it comes…

Rebecca Carmody
ABC Online
Monday 16th October, 2017

Fed up of feeling like a second-class citizen when she tries to visit MPs, Sam Connor lodged a discrimination complaint with the Human Rights Commission.

Dr Kate de Bruin & Umesh Sharma
The Conversation
Friday 13th October, 2017

Many (but not all) wealthy private schools schools were initially identified as overfunded, and were set to lose government funding to bring them into line with the Schooling Resource Standard…

Andrew Wilkie
The Mercury
Tuesday 10th October, 2017

Parents trying to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme are hitting a bureaucratic brick wall that’s leaving them at wits’ end and thousands of dollars out of pocket.

Minister for Roads and Road Safety
Victorian Government
Thursday 12th October, 2017

The Andrews Labor Government is cutting the cost of registration for wheelchair users who have had their vehicles significantly modified to allow them to drive. Disabled drivers will now be…

Terry Fletcher
Sydney Morning herald
Tuesday 3rd October, 2017
It was 1971 and Joan Hume was a carefree 23-year-old teacher of English and History at Lurnea High School. She finished supervising students swimming and accepted a lift with a
Wendy Williams
Pro Bono News
Tuesday 26th September, 2017
Victoria is not seeing enough complaints about the National Disability Insurance Scheme, according to a new report.  The state Disability Services Commissioner (DSC) has tabled his 2017 annual report in
Luke Michael
Pro Bono News
Wednesday 27th September, 2017
A leading disability expert has warned that the safety concerns of young people with disability will limit the potential for the National Disability Insurance Scheme to nurture strong support relationships
Cathy Pryor
ABC RN Life Matters
Monday 25th September, 2017

What do you do if your child has a disability or learning difficulty and school is a constant struggle? The teacher says they are doing their best, the principal says…