Latest Disability Issues News

Panel announced for review into disability services
New Zealand Sign Language Week an opportunity for anyone to sign
Minister acknowledges passing of Sir Robert Martin (KNZM)
Independent review into disability support services
PM announces changes to portfolios
NZ’s government is relying on executive power to govern – that’s not how MMP was meant to work
After seven decades of fighting, disabled people are still vulnerable when it comes to support
No disabled person to lose essential services
UN expert criticises dissolution of 700 NGOs: Tajikistan
New appointment to NDIS Independent Advisory Council
Disability Royal Commission Recommendations Released; Senator Steele-John Responds. 
Disability Royal Commission Closing Ceremony; the Albanese Government must urgently commit to meaningful action
Govt confirms additional support for Enabling Good Lives
New Zealand affirms international commitment to disability community
High tech centre to deliver for disability sector
Govt wishes Special Olympics team well
Government increases support to disabled people
Budget 2023 builds on progress to eliminate violence
Enabling New Zealand Sign Language to thrive
Boost to disabled voice as system gears up for transformation
Addressing inequality for people with disabilities
At Glance: Find accessible Griffith businesses
Autism Guideline released by Ministry
Everyone is talking about NDIS – we spoke to participants and asked them how to fix it
What it’s like to be a carer in NZs struggling disability sector
Royal Commission told people with disability disproportionately affected during Omicron wave
Minister welcomes ‘timely’ UN observations
First ever NZSL-led consultation to amend law
Newly appointed Ministry of Disabled People chief executive to drive progress
Experts of Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Commend New Zealand on Establishing Disability Ministry
UN to review progress for disabled New Zealanders
Further moves to improve lives of disabled people
Discrimination against disabled migrants must end
Government launches new Ministry of Disabled People
Rosemary Kayess re-elected to UN Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities
End ‘do nothing’ decade for seniors with disabilities
New Zealand Sign Language Week 2022 recognises ‘essential’ workers
McGowan Government’s sponsorship of People with Disabilities WA State Conference to shine light on disability issues
New mask exemption card to remove uncertainty
EOIs open for membership of Premier’s Disability Advisory Council
Experts of Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Commend Jamaica on Disabilities
Experts of Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Commend Hungary’s Recognition
Lets be clear on value of carers
Government sends best wishes to NZ Winter Paralympians
Cartoons about disability will educate children
Government marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Creating Disability Inclusive Workplaces
Royal Commission told people with disability from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds face compounded discrimination