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Stephen Duckett and Anika Stobart
Friday 9th July, 2021
States and territories (bar Victoria) today committed to introducing public health orders to mandate the COVID-19 vaccination for aged care workers, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said following the latest National
Scope Australia
Thursday 1st July, 2021

These resources have been produced to help people with disability and low English literacy understand more about coronavirus vaccinations. The resources include a social script, visual schedule, Easy English document…

Melbourne Disability Institute
Friday 28th May, 2021
The study provides important insights into the challenges experienced by staff working in Victorian disability residential settings in the second wave of Victoria’s COVID-19 pandemic. It describes the findings from a
Maggie Coggan
Monday 7th June, 2021
Disability charities are stepping up to play a part in Australia’s vaccine rollout, opening hubs across the country to help people with disability and their support staff get vaccinated.
Thursday 3rd June, 2021
Associate Professor Michelle Villeneuve from the Centre for Disability Research and Policy at the University of Sydney, who leads Australian research on Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction, has compiled the
Mirage News
Wednesday 19th May, 2021
Disability representative organisation People with Disability Australia has found people with disability are struggling to work out if they are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines and are getting extremely inconsistent access
Fran Kelly
RN Breakfast
Tuesday 18th May, 2021
Three months into the vaccine rollout and fewer than 1,000 residents in disability support homes have been protected against COVID-19.  The vaccination rate of less than five per cent has
Mirage News
Sunday 2nd May, 2021
I spoke not in my capacity as President of People with Disability Australia, nor as a board member on any of the other boards that I sit on. I spoke
Nas Campanella and Celina Edmonds
ABC News
Friday 30th April, 2021
Lead author Anne Kavanagh from the University of Melbourne said the survey found of those undecided, 68 per cent reported there was inadequate data about the safety of the vaccine
Rachel Clun
Thursday 29th April, 2021
Almost three months into the COVID-19 vaccination program the federal government is still working out the best way to immunise people with disabilities despite their inclusion in the first two
Marty McCarthy and Paul Kennedy
Tuesday 27th April, 2021
Any Australian over the age of 50 will be able to get a COVID vaccine from May 3, but many vulnerable Australians are frustrated that they are still yet to
Andrew Pulrang
Sunday 18th April, 2021
COVID-19 has done many things to people with disabilities. Along with visiting higher rates of death and suffering on us, as well as just plain fear, it has also highlighted