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08 March 2018

Women and girls with disabilities often experience multiple layers of discrimination. As it's International Women's Day, we want to ensure that all the women and girls with disabilities worldwide are included in the conversation.

Young boy who cares for his disabled mum chosen to turn the lights on for Enlighten Festival

02 March 2018

A young carer who runs the household for his ill mother has been chosen to turn on the lights for Canberra's Enlighten Festival.

Disability group rolls out new beach access mats

02 March 2018

Fraser Coast Regional Council has gifted disability group Community Lifestyles Agency a new disability access mat, so more people with disability can access beaches more frequently.

Employee-Led Mutual to Deliver NDIS Services in SA

19 February 2018

An employee-led mutual in South Australia will become the first employee-owned social welfare business to deliver services for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

NDIS screening will protect from harm: MP

15 February 2018

A national screening program for the National Disability Insurance Scheme will help protect people with disabilities from being harmed by those supposed to be looking after them, the government says.

Dylan Alcott on making disability sexy

14 February 2018

Dylan wants to be a role model for other young people with disabilities. His organisation, Get Skilled Access, consults with businesses to make them more accessible for staff and customers with disabilities.

University and beyond for adults with an intellectual disability

12 February 2018

A program at Sydney University called Uni 2 Beyond is aimed squarely at opening up the sandstone buildings of Australia's oldest university to adults with intellectual disabilities.

13 year old girl sets up disability charity

12 February 2018

A 13-year old Ballan girl with autism has set up a charity that helps children diagnosed Autism and Intellectual disabilities.

Sensory playgrounds offer more than a swing and slide to engage children

12 February 2018

Sensory playgrounds based on "inclusive design" are now being developed in Sydney's north shore.

Sydney woman becomes first to complete World Marathon Challenge in a wheelchair

11 February 2018

Johanna Garvin from Sydney has become the first to complete seven marathons in seven days on seven continents in a wheelchair.