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Luke Michael
Pro Bono News
Monday 16th March, 2020
Australia needs a targeted response to coronavirus for people with disabilities and the disability service sector, experts warn. Leading health and disability researchers say people with disability are a vulnerable group
Disability Peak Bodies
Friday 20th March, 2020
Monday 21st December, 2020
Call for immediate proactive response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) for Australians with disability. The following is a list of issues that need to be addressed urgently to ensure the wellbeing of people
Lee Wilson, Disability access and egress consultant
Monday 18th May, 2015

Australian building legislation does not currently mandate an inclusive approach to the safe evacuation of buildings. This poses a significant risk for the 20 per cent of the population with…

Sarina Kilham, Research Fellow, Centre for Disability Research and Policy at University of Sydney
SBS News
Wednesday 22nd January, 2014
As Australian authorities urge the general community to prepare and plan for bushfires, the early warning systems and public awareness campaigns are often failing to consider the needs of persons
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
Media release
Sunday 13th October, 2013

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and partners, consulted nearly 6,000 persons with disabilities in 126 countries on how they cope and prepare for disasters through an online…