One of the perennial topics of conversation about diversity, centres on how to shift culture. We need to shift culture so that diverse people will be attracted to an organisation and stay as employees or customers.
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.
Essential but often complex services like banks, utilities and phones need to be accessible for all, including those with cognitive disabilities.
The historic Ballarat station is beautiful but still has no easy way for people with a disability to get from one platform to another.
Help us to bring television to life for more than 450,000 Australians who are blind or vision impaired.
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.
Closing date: February 28, 2019
The Shire of Cardinia is examining 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.