HRD talks to Judi Higgin, CEO of New Horizons, about the many benefits of hiring someone with a disability
Emergency intervention to remove disabled man left in prison after NDIS providers refused to care for him
The Victorian Disability Minister has urgently intervened to remove a young man with a profound intellectual disability from jail. Minister Martin Foley made the decision after 7.30 informed him the young man was there because, under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), no disability provider would have him.
One of Australia’s oldest disability advocacy groups is set to have its funding cut next year by the New South Wales government, with the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme meaning that disability advocacy services will no longer be funded by the state.
In this article, Evie answers some of the most frequently asked questions we get about Plan Management.
As more people slowly gain confidence in the potential to deliver SDA and start to design and even build, a new source of potential confusion is emerging around gaining a building classification. In this technical SDA article we will explore what classification is all about and what it means when considering delivery of SDA.
The Australian Industry and Skills Committee meeting has launched a project to help employers and educators include people with disability in work and vocational education and training.
Disabled Australians are being turned away from the Disability Support Pension and forced onto punitive and untenable unemployment schemes.
A national survey of students with disability has revealed more than 70 per cent of students have experienced instances where their enrolment and inclusive participation in mainstream schools has been discouraged.
The PC term for Jeremy is “without specialty” but the colloquial slur is “dud”. He wears a lanyard that announces to the rest of the world that he is in the minority – “not special” – in an alternate universe in which disability is the norm.
Carly Findlays five tips for journalists and editors writing and talking about disability.