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Governments commit $40m to keep Ability Links NSW disability program

14 March 2019

After reports of the state government stopping funding for the Ability Links NSW disability program, the NSW and federal governments announced at least $40.1 million in 2019-20 to keep the program going.

Inclusive playground to honour Quentin

13 March 2019

The SA government will provide funding to build an inclusive playground in Adelaide to commemorate disability advocate, Quentin Kenihan.

New support for people with disability and mental illness

05 March 2019

The NSW government will spend $4.4 million over the next four years to establish two mental health hubs that can customise treatments for people with intellectual disability.

‘Fearless Express’ Mardi Gras float

01 March 2019

‘The Fearless Express’ float in the Sydney Mardi Gras parade promotes the right to inclusion for people with disability.

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

26 February 2019

On 14 March 2019, the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will hold its opening ceremony.

The Heights and sassy schoolgirl Sabine, brought to life with 'authentic' casting

22 February 2019

Bridie McKim who has cerebral palsy stars in the new television drama The Heights.

Meet the NDIS career changers closing the support worker gap

14 February 2019

Career changers are finding fulfilling work in the disability sector.

Disability support start-ups are coming of age

11 February 2019

Australia's carer and disability start-up space is enjoying unprecedented momentum.

Device to help deaf-blind people read their phone screens

09 February 2019

A small device that converts words on phone screen into braille provides help for the deaf-blind community.

Funding boost ahead of Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

06 February 2019

Ahead of the Tokyo Paralympics, Australian athletes received a $12M Federal Government funding boost in the lead-up to 2020 Games.