Over the weekend thousands of people with disability and their supporters flooded social media to tell state and territory ministers that the make up of a new NDIA Board must include people with lived experience of disability and service provision. Join the social media action!
Love your politics? Live captioning trial.
Federal Parliament has announced it will be trialling live captioning to improve access to democratic proceedings for all Australians.
Doors must not be closed for people with disability
Now there’s a clear winner in the ACT election, talks need to begin immediately to resolve issues over the NDIS for people with disability in the ACT.
Travel, everyone is doing it!
The growth in accessible tourism means a rethink for the travel industry if they’re going to make the most of the opportunity according to a new report.
Nominations are now open for the 2017 NSW Disability Industry Innovation Awards. The awards are about recognising innovation displayed by people and organisations making a difference to the lives of people with disability, their families and carers.
Carers Count! #Carers2016
Australian’s 2.8 million unpaid carers provide an estimated 1.9 billion hours of care a year. In the lead up to National Carers Week (October 16-22), we asked Carers Australia CEO, Ara Cresswell why carers count.
The Zero Tolerance approach
“Very informative”, “Easy to understand”, “Allowed people to feel comfortable to speak up” – this is just some of the feedback that participants in the new Zero Tolerance program are providing.
A tidal wave of change – empowering people
The right to live independently and participate fully in life is a pillar of the UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disability. – which marks its 10-year anniversary this year. As Leigh Creighton investigates in this new video with CDAH, supported by the FACS Digital Stories Project, it’s fundamental to the NDIS as well.
New report: trial phase shows NDIS works
The three-year NDIS trial phase finished with the scheme on time and on budget, a new report from the NDIA reveals.