Campaigns & Awards

Accessing cities with a disability: what have your experiences been?

Inaccessible venues and public spaces are a daily occurrence for most disabled people, whether at home or on holiday. The Guardian is asking its readers with a disability about their experiences of accessing cities, good or bad.  Add your comments.

Public Advocate’s Awards for Outstanding Police Service for People with Disabilities – Nominations now open

Closing date: October 13, 2017

These awards are an excellent opportunity to recognise a Victoria Police employee, police station or work unit that has made an outstanding contribution in 2017 to improving the outcomes for people with disabilities or delivery of a police service that is accessible, inclusive and responsive. Colleen Pearce, the Public Advocate, said: “These Awards recognise Victoria Police … Continued

Strengthen the social safety net. Stop tearing it apart: Petition

We stand together to say enough is enough. Social security is a right. We condemn this government’s latest attempts to dismantle Australia’s social safety net by cutting income support payments for people already living below the poverty line. The social safety net is there to support us if we lose our job, get sick, undertake … Continued