Scams to people with a disability have risen by over 58 per cent in 2 years, according to data from Scamwatch. Now a TAC-funded program, co-designed by people with brain injuries, is seeking to provide safety training and psychological interventions for those at risk. CyberAbility project lead Dr Kare Gould told Trevor Chappell about the free … Continued
The National Disability Insurance Scheme has come under intense scrutiny in recent times, both for its cost and for how challenging some participants have found it to get support. Some of the debate has focused on the support needs of autistic people. But there’s concern they’re under particular pressure as the NDIS plans for its … Continued
Closing date: August 10, 2023
On this episode of Reasonable & Necessary, Dr George speaks with Mitchell Skipsey from the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and NDIS participant and activist, Felice Vaiani, about NDIS appeals and what to do when your NDIS plan doesn’t meet your needs. This episode is full of lots of great advice, and important things to … Continued
On the new episode of the Reasonable and Necessary Podcast, Dr George Taleporos @drgeorgethecrip speaks with Mitchell Skipsey from Public Interest Advocacy Centre and NDIS participant and activist Felice Vaiani about #NDIS appeals and what to do when your plan doesn’t meet your needs.
The federal government is trying to contain the exploding cost of the landmark National Disability Insurance Scheme – especially difficult given the fears of vulnerable people who rely on it. In this podcast, former Paralympian Kurt Fearnley, chair of the National Disability Insurance Authority, which implements the scheme, discusses its issues and the road ahead.
Lisa, who lives with an acquired brain injury, is passionate about protecting the human rights of people with disability. In this series of interviews, Lisa seeks to explore how various organisations that provide services to people with disability view human rights, and what they are doing to promote the human rights of people with disability.
The podcast series talks about the importance of young people’s involvement, advocating as young people with disabilities and being in feminist spaces where disability is not always at the forefront. Listen and get transcripts online or find it on your preferred podcast app including, Spotify, PodBean and more!
Did you know that NDIS participants over all spend about 60% of our funding on unregistered providers. And this number is growing. On this episode of Reasonable and Necessary, Dr George speaks with Prof Helen Dickinson from UNSW and NDIS participants and disability advocates Nick Avery and Jarrod Sandell-Hay about why more and more participants … Continued
WHO ‘s latest report highlights that one in six people in the world have significant disability and experience inequity. What are these inequities and how can we address them ? WHO’s Darryl Barrett explains in Science in 5
The NDIS was meant to transform the lives of all Australians with a disability, but things haven’t quite gone to plan. Many people have found the NDIS difficult to access or inadequate and there has been a huge cost blowout. Hear the story of the NDIS – what we’ve got right, what we’re got wrong and how we might fix it.
In this episode, Dr. George speaks with newly appointed NDIS Chair Kurt Fearnley. In this in-depth interview Fearnley reveals all about how he came to the role, his vision for the future of the NDIS and, with a bit of persuasion, he takes on some of your tricky questions
Lisa, who lives with an acquired brain injury, speaks with Dinesh Wadiwel from the University of Sydney about human rights, their origin, their influence and effect.
Australia, the land of the fair go. But do we really live with equal rights and opportunity? Let Us In! explores this theme through the lens of disability. What is it like to live in Australia as a person with disability? Is there a fair go, are we stuck in the past or is it just too hard? Join Kurt Fearnley and Sarah Shands as they unpack some of the big issues for people with disability in modern Australia. Transport, living with COVID, education, access and employment. Things that most people take for granted but for many Australians with disability are a daily struggle.
This podcast series discusses intellectual disability, accessibility and violence and was created in collaboration with women with intellectual disability. Experts are interviewed about how they work with women with intellectual disability who have experienced violence. They share their wisdom around what workers and services could be doing to work better with this group of women.
In this episode of ‘Disability Done Different: Candid Conversations’ hear Jordan talk on the NDIS and his journey to becoming a leader.