DARU Update

Alice Patten and Carol Berry on…committing to culture

This episode DSC speak with Alice Patten, First Nations advocate and parent of a child with a disability and Carol Berry, CEO of Disability Trust on their collaborative journey to foster an environment where cultural safety thrives at every level of disability care and service provision.

NDIS regulator faces fresh allegations

As minister Bill Shorten prepares to release the findings from a sweeping review of the NDIS, the head of its regulator faces allegations she was aware or should have been aware of abuse exposed by the media

Report: Urgent Need for Inclusive Domestic Violence Services for Disabled Women

A new report from People with Disability Australia (PWDA) has revealed the significant barriers women and children with disability face when accessing domestic and family violence services. The report, produced as part of the national peak body’s Building Access Project, outlines the roadmap forward to ensure these essential services are safe, inclusive and accessible to … Continued

Join the National Centre of Excellence in Intellectual Disability Health

Closing date: December 19, 2023

Are you passionate about the health rights of people with intellectual disability? Do you want to be a part of the newly established National Centre of Excellence in Intellectual Disability Health? The Centre is now looking for people to be on their Council.

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) – NDIS stories and experiences

Recognised on 3 December, IDPwD aims to increase awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability. Our IDPwD theme for 2023 is ‘We’re better together’. It highlights that as a community, workplace, team, friendship group or family – we’re better together. By recognising the talents, skills, experience and ideas of all ensures better outcomes for all. … Continued

Share your experience with voting in Victoria

A committee of the Victorian Parliament is asking for your help. The committee is asking people with disabilities to fill out a survey about the 2022 Victorian election. They want to know what went well and what can be improved. You can do the survey online or download an easy English version. If you choose … Continued