School Can’t Australia has launched a Crowdfunding Campaign.

School Can’t Australia has launched a Crowdfunding Campaign. This will enable our organisation to continue growing, supporting those impacted by School Can’t. We would love your support! If you are in a position to do so, please consider making a donation, even $1 is helpful, and/or please consider sharing this with your own networks. The more sharing, the … Continued

Support For Disability Self-Help Groups Across Victoria

More Victorians with a disability will get the peer support they need thanks to the Allan Labor Government’s Disability Self-Help Grants Program. Minister for Disability Lizzie Blandthorn today visited Sunspec Support Group for Families and Carers of People with Disabilities in Sunbury to announce 72 self-help groups will receive a grant through the latest round … Continued

Stay off your phone! A guide for disability support workers.

It’s time you heard directly about good support from people who have lived experience of disability. This peer-led resource captures insights intended to be shared, not only with support workers, support co-coordinators and App based platforms, but also with individuals when communicating with the workers they employ. Quality support means increased contributions from people with … Continued

Senior Policy and Research Officer with Women with Disabilities Victoria

Closing date: May 8, 2024

  Join the WDV team! Are you passionate about advancing the rights of women with disabilities? We are seeking an enthusiastic Senior Policy and Research Officer to join our friendly team. Women with Disabilities Victoria (WDV) is a vibrant organisation of women with disabilities working for women with disabilities in Victoria. Some benefits of working … Continued

National Autism Strategy a start but there’s much more to do

On the eve of Autism Acceptance Month, the clue to 30-down in the Hobart Mercury’s giant crossword was “competent”. The four-letter answer was “able”. It got me thinking about how the construct of “disability” is often framed as synonymous with failure, incompetence and inability.

Join the WWDA Youth Advisory Group!

We’re looking for young people with disabilities who identify as women, girls, feminine identifying or non-binary, aged 15-30, to join our Youth Advisory Group. Help us shape the future for young people with disabilities!

General Manager Quality & Clinical Governance

Closing date: April 30, 2024

ADEC is seeking appropriately qualified and experienced Quality Management professionals to apply for the inaugural role of General Manager Quality & Clinical Governance in support of our Advocacy, Disability and Aged Care Services.

Calls for over 65s with a disability to receive more support

While adjusting to life with a disability after an accident is a common experience, advocates say Australians who acquire a disability later in life are hampered by a rule barring over 65s joining the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Featured: Peter Wilcox, lives with polio Ross Joyce, CEO of the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations Dr Bronwyn Morkham, … Continued

Meet the NDIS Provider and Worker Registration Taskforce

On this episode of Reasonable & Necessary, Dr George meets with the NDIS Provider and Worker Registration Taskforce to understand the role of the taskforce and learn if changes to registration requirements will impact on our rights to choice and control in the NDIS.