GRIT Media Receives a Yooralla Media Award!

Grit Media was awarded a Yooralla Media Award, which recognises reporting across all media that has helped to challenge stereotypes that unfairly define people with a disability. Naomi Chainey and Phineas Meere, the brains behind the Condescending Tool, accepted the award on behalf of Grit Media at the National Press Club in Canberra. Congratulations to … Continued

Hidden Lives DVD

This DVD features artwork created as part of the Hidden Lives Exhibition.  The artwork was created by people who had experienced institutionalisation. Their life stories are presented through images, music, prose and film. The history of institutionalisation for many people with an intellectual disability is one that has been largely ignored by the community.  In … Continued

Does Disability Sport Get a Fair Go?

WITH a haul of 85 medals, Australia’s Paralympics Team punched well above its weight at the London Games — Monash University staffer Martin Doulton has figures to prove it. But the flipside is community participation in disability sports still lags non-disability sports, he says. Despite growing interest, it seems our national mindset is still off … Continued

AAA e-news

September 2012 Arts Access Australia (AAA) is the peak national body for arts and disability. To subscribe, visit:

ERLS Guide to Inclusive Sportand Recreation Providers in your Community

This booklet contains information on some of the opportunities offered by providers that Eastern Recreation and Leisure Sservices  have worked with in the Eastern Metropolitan Region. The booklet also has information on: the differenc between sport, active recreation and physical activity participation State Sport Associations for people with a disability. To receive a copy of … Continued

Paralympics London 2012

All the latest event information, results, athlete profiles and live streaming from London 2012 is available on this website.  

Aussie Paralympians Take Centre Stage

Minister for Disability Reform Jenny Macklin, Minister for Sport Kate Lundy and Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers Jan McLucas today wish our 161-strong Australian Team all the best for a successful Paralympic Games in London. Australians around the nation will be cheering on our Paralympians as they enter the stadium today to officially mark … Continued

Twenty Years: Twenty Stories – Film Grants

Closing date: September 14, 2012

The Twenty Years: Twenty Stories project will tell the stories of twenty people who have used the Disability Discrimination Act to change the lives of many. Through short films, the project will tell twenty inspiring stories of people who have used the Act to improve the lives of people with disability around Australia. Reaching out … Continued