The Shire of Cardinia is trying to understand the need to provide specialist equipment for the disabled or severely disabled for toilet and change room facilities.
When Trish Jackson goes shopping at any department store, she knows it will be a difficult experience to find items that suit her needs.
A 76-year-old woman with physical disabilities forced to ask strangers on the street to help her open the door to her Travancore building has won a significant legal case in which two owners corporations were ordered to pay her $10,000 and install automated doors and ramps in the building.
What if the world stopped seeing autism as abnormal? Many people with Asperger’s syndrome or autism embrace their condition. They seek respect for ‘neurodiversity’, not a cure.
When Huy Nguyen heads to the beach in his wheelchair, the sand is no longer a barrier. He simply pulls out prototype clip-on tracks for his wheelchair and pushes himself to the water’s edge.
The Victorian Ombudsman has produced a video with contributions from many Victorian advocacy organisations that shares information about how government employees can be more helpful and respectful.
Sign this petition for adult changing rooms in shopping centres and government buildings.
The Greens plan to push for an overhaul of Australia’s building codes to make accessible entry, reinforced walls, step-free shower access and safer stairways mandatory in new construction projects.
Mr Bohm, who uses a wheelchair and a scooter, needs help to get into the accessible toilets at the new hospital, as he is unable to turn the handle himself from his scooter.
Accessible Telecoms is a nationwide disability telecommunications service that provides independent, up-to-date information on mainstream and assistive telecommunication products suitable for people with disabilities.
Ride sharing Service Uber has launched a new service in Geelong today to help those with accessibility issues.
Everyone likes to have their voice heard, but not everyone is heard equally. Rainbow Rights is a self advocacy group for people with an intellectual disability and who happen to be LGBTIQ+. They’ve just recorded a song to let the world know that they have the same rights that everyone else does.
When disability advocate and entrepreneur, Christina Ryan, realised workplace programs helping people with disability into leadership roles were non-existent, she got angry. And then she started the Disability Leadership Institute, an enterprise that coaches, trains and supports people with disability into decision making and leadership roles.
Disability” and “pride” are two words you wouldn’t usually see next to each other, and that’s something the organisers of New Zealand’s annual Disability Pride Week want to change. Rachel Noble is deaf and one of the founders of Disability Pride Week, now in its third year and expanding beyond Wellington for the first time. She says the idea grew from a long-standing desire for disabled people to have a stronger collective voice.
AccessAbilityAustralia is the unique developer of creating access and inclusion into community for people of all abilities through the use of Access Keys.