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The Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, Senator Jan McLucas announced today 31 conference organisers that will receive grants to assist people with disability and their carers to access a range of disability-specific conferences.
Barrie Cassidy is baffled by the failure of the richest states to financially commit to NDIS trials.
The Human Rights Commission is hosting an online discussion board on Australia's poor record in the employment of people with disability. Check it out to weigh in on the conversation.
As more Australians turn to the internet for medical help, a new federally-funded website is offering tools and tips to those battling anxiety and depression.
"Unless we know someone with a disability there is a fair chance our attitude towards disability will be at best, disinterest, and at worst, outright hostility."
SA, ACT and TAS will launch a NDIS. But the future of the scheme is in limbo, after Ms Gillard was unable to strike a trial deal with Australia's big conservative states.
The Joint World Conference on Social Work and Social Development is a wonderful forum for raising one of the most important human rights issues of our time: disability.
Labour force figures released today by the ABS show that Australia still has one of the best unemployment rates in the world.
"I’d encourage everyone who knows of someone who has really worked hard and consistently to promote human rights in Australia to nominate that person, organisation or business now."
Fairfax Media NZ, supported by Y&R, DraftFCB, Barnes Catmur and Droga5, announce plans to bring to life Droga5 Australia’s Creative Spirit project that creates work in creative agencies for people with intellectual disability.