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Virtual Reality Game Launches to Engage Youth in Disability Sector

03 August 2017

A world first immersive virtual reality work experience game designed to engage young people to work in the disability sector, has launched in Victoria.

Dougie Herd to lead ACT government's Disability Reference Group

30 July 2017

Dougie Herd has been appointed as the chair of the ACT government's Disability Reference Group.

Future skills: Report reveals tools schoolkids will need to thrive in jobs market of 2030

27 July 2017

The New Work Smarts report from the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) has predicted the skills required by workers in the future, and warned that education systems need to adapt for this change.

Guide dog Brogan catches record 300th flight with handler

17 July 2017

Meet Brogan, the guide dog who is probably better travelled than you. On Monday, the Labrador took to the skies for the 300th time to accompany his handler James Bennett to Alice Springs, to provide services to the blind and low-vision community.

Disability: the mother of innovation

13 June 2017

Check out the stories of three amazing agile humans, testing the boundaries of their bodies by pioneering ways to make it happen. In this sense, disability becomes the mother of innovation.

Breaking: NDIA vows to “get it right”

06 June 2017

The NDIA today provided an update on what it’s doing to make it easier for people with disability, their families, carers and disability service providers to navigate the NDIS.

How can you spot a fake online review?

02 June 2017

Before you book a table at a new restaurant, do you look at the reviews online? From new washing machines to coffee shops, you can now find an online review for most things — but are they genuine?

What the 'typical' Australian worker doesn't tell us about modern work

16 May 2017

The "typical" Australian works full-time and has been in the same job for three to five years, Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows. But there's a lot going on in the modern workforce that's not captured in such a simple portrait — including the rise of part-time work.

NDIS Report Card – results highlight areas of concern

08 May 2017

The results are in and we can now release the first NDIS community report card, based on feedback from more than 2,100 Every Australian Counts supporters.

Farm provides services and farm skills for those living with a disability

10 April 2017

Providing engaging programs for people with disabilities can be a huge challenge but in north west Victoria one service is having success combining egg farming with therapy.