Latest Disability News

Better systems needed to stop overmedication of people with intellectual disability
Small business owners innovating to survive
Join global celebration of International Day of People with Disability
Australian Network on Disability turns 20!
Celebrating our 300th member
Use of specific language important for people with disability: DRC Report
“Charity and pity” a failing of society to embrace people with disability: DRC Report
Port Kembla Pool amenities upgrade – Wollongong
Work begins on delivering affordable apartments for Claremont
Calls for better communication and training, and lifetime health plans as Disability Royal Commission releases
Attorney General Impeding work of Disability Royal Commission
APRA and ASIC publish latest data on life insurance claims and disputes 20 October
Legislative reforms to provide greater privacy protections for participants in Disability Royal Commission
Great Value Of Victoria’s 2.3 Million Volunteers
Nominations open for 2020 Access Awards
Providing additional food relief for Tasmanians in need
TasTAFE investing in campus and facility upgrades
Announcement: Retirement of Australian Network on Disability CEO
Students with disabilities face increasing barriers to education Royal Commission told
More evidence of shameful lack of support for disadvantaged and people on low incomes
Young People To Have Their Say On Victoria’s Future
Supporting Tasmanians with disability through COVID-19
Appointments to Surf Coast Shire Council’s AAAC
Celebrating Tasmania’s Unpaid Carers
New 10 year strategy to support 850,000 carers
Byford and Darling Range wins big in safe and strong WA Budget
Post-Budget Analysis in Anti-Poverty Week
Seniors Week 2020
Carers Week highlights need for better support
UOW launches Illawarra Innovation Quest to address COVID-19 challenges
METRONET creating local jobs and supporting local businesses
Delivering Food Relief For Local Communities
A stronger aged care system with a focus on quality care
Disability Sports Australia announces Murray Elbourn as Chief Executive Officer
Australia not upholding UN human rights protocols of people with disability
Australia failing to enshrine rights of people with disability in law
Delivering essential services and support through unprecedented times
People with disability from culturally and linguistically diverse communities urged to engage with Disability Royal
Support for thalidomide survivors
Parking still free but time restrictions to resume
Budget fails public services and set to slash public sector
Extra funding offers support to unpaid carers
A ‘jobs’ budget must include accessible jobs for people with disability
Delivering essential services and support through unprecedented times
Guaranteeing essential services
Updates to Disability Standards
Update on NDIS and coronavirus temporary measures
Australian Sporting Alliance for People with a Disability