In 2016 two blind Australians launched a discrimination case against the Commonwealth Bank, arguing a touch screen device used in many stores and restaurants was virtually impossible for them to use safely and securely.
Almost 4500 Victorians have flooded a major inquiry into the state’s mental health system.
An accessible telecoms project has been launched in a bid to fight the growing information gap on accessible services for people with disability.
A lack of data is hampering growth in the disability sector, according to the peak body for service providers.
The Commission has warned NDIS participants of fake NDIS Commission emails with the subject line ‘NDIS Commission Compliance Review’.
Australians with a disability are less likely to exercise, more likely to eat poorly, report feeling unsafe and unhappy in their own neighbourhoods, and experience worse physical and mental health and less satisfying lives as a result.
The historic Ballarat station is beautiful but still has no easy way for people with a disability to get from one platform to another.
Transport and the NDIS is an issue so widely discussed that if it wasn’t so damn important we would all be thoroughly sick of it by now. Luckily, the latest case off the shelf, SE* v the NDIS, is actually completely different to anything we have seen in the transport space before. Fasten your seatbelts, because this is a big one.
The Liberal National Government will provide a record $1.45 billion for community mental health services and change the funding model to ensure security for both jobs and services.
If you’ve been following recent buzz in the gaming industry, you might be under the impression that video games are more accessible than they’ve ever been. Popular talking points include how video game audiences are increasingly large and diverse.
But despite the celebratory discourse around gaming’s increased accessibility, serious efforts to make gaming accessible to people living with disability remain rare.
A new school year can be daunting for any parent, prompting many questions: will my child settle in, make friends and progress academically? If your child has a disability these worries can seem too big to overcome.
The rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme has created considerable distress within ACT’s mental health care sector, a study has found.
The Greens are calling for $1 billion to be spent making buildings and public spaces more accessible to disabled people, concerned too many are being segregated from mainstream life by physical barriers.
More than 7,850 Victorians living with disability will start receiving services from the NDIS as it rolls into Goulburn, Mallee and Outer Gippsland.
When Trish Jackson goes shopping at any department store, she knows it will be a difficult experience to find items that suit her needs.