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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.

Closing Market Gaps in the NDIS

04 February 2019

The Centre for Social Impact (CSI) are looking to get more data on the NDIS market through a survey of providers, backed by the Department of Social Services and peak body National Disability Services.

Film starring actors with disabilities among Tropfest finalists

03 February 2019

A film showcasing the talents of actors with disabilities is among the finalists for this year's Tropfest.

Community Leaders Shine in 2019 Honours List

29 January 2019

Charity leaders, disability advocates and unsung heroes have shone in the Australia Day 2019 Honours List.

NDS supports Shorten's social enterprise plan

24 January 2019

The peak body for disability service providers, National Disability Services (NDS) is supporting Bill Shorten's plan to direct government contracts to businesses that employ Australians with disability.

Disability Providers Held Back by Lack of Data

24 January 2019

Peak body National Disability Services (NDS) says that providers need access to more localised data for NDIS supply and demand to ensure market growth.

Game-changing Service for Disability Telecommunication Access Launches

22 January 2019

A new call centre and online resource that provide information on the accessibility features of telecommunications products have been launched.

Greens proposing $1 billion for accessible public spaces

18 January 2019

The Greens are calling for $1 billion to be spent making buildings and public spaces more accessible to disabled people.

Health courses dominate Queensland university offers

16 January 2019

Queensland University students are leaning towards allied health courses due to Australia's ageing population and jobs expected to be created by the NDIS.