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Bat-like echolocation helping more blind people see through sound

09 July 2018

Echolation, a technique similar to the "flash sonar" used by bats, is gaining more popularity and helping more blind people see through sounds.

Health workers go to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients who need help

09 July 2018

From door knocking to searching the local riverbed, health workers in outback north west Queensland go to extreme lengths to locate Indigenous patients to ensure they receive adequate healthcare.

Q&A’s disability special makes clear the NDIS needs work

26 June 2018

ABC's Q&A disability special received a record number of pre-show questions and highlighted the need for improving the NDIS.

Launceston business provides opportunities for people with disability

17 June 2018

Launceston’s Nate Cripps who was born deaf opened his own pet store to fulfill his dream, and is now providing work for people with disability.

A life dedicated to helping people with a disability and promoting the bonds of community

11 June 2018

Arncliffe’s Michael Price has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to people with a disability and to the community.

Australian Paralympic Record to Deliver for First Nations People

07 June 2018

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with disabilities will be encouraged and supported to get more active, through a $130,000 boost from the Turnbull Government.

Microsoft announces Xbox Adaptive Controller for players with disabilities

05 June 2018

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Adaptive Controller, an Xbox controller designed for people with disabilities.

$588,000 game-changer to improve festivals for people living with disability

01 June 2018

An arts developmental organisation in regional NSW has been granted funding by the NDIA for a much-needed project to improve accessibility of festivals.

HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards Winners

11 May 2018

Congratulations to the winners of this year's HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards! NDP's Learning Hub sponsor HESTA recently recognised outstanding nursing and midwifery professionals.

Budget: Government allocates $64 million to NDIS jobs fund

10 May 2018

The Federal Government will set up a jobs and market fund to stimulate the development of disability provider markets in remote areas and raise awareness of job opportunities in the fast-growing sector.