disability

a woman in a wheelchair sits looking at a window filled with bright light

During the height of the pandemic, people with disability felt they had been forgotten and were not a priority. In the vaccine rollout, the government is repeating its past mistakes.

Man smiling in a wheelchair outdoors

Independent assessments were meant to make access to the NDIS fairer. But disability groups disagree and want them stopped.

Woman behind bars

The UN has twice called on Australia to dismantle its indefinite detention system for people with cognitive impairments and mental illness, which disproportionately affects Indigenous people.

Iva Strnadova and Julie Loblinzk

My work is very much focused on contributing to bettering the lives of people living with a disability, says UNSW’s Professor Iva Strnadová. 

a mother and child embracing

New research shows almost 20% of families caring for children with special needs were unable to buy essential medication during coronavirus.

Woman talking to man in a wheelchair

Human rights need to be protected during the coronavirus pandemic, leading academics say.

wheelchair scooters

The government has made several announcements to safeguard aged care residents and those in hospitals, but we're yet to see the same attention paid to the one in five Australians with a disability.

Support for vulnerable reaches new low, survey finds.

A UNSW survey shows community services are already struggling with demand.

Rosemary Kayess

Introducing inclusion at an early age helps everyone better understand disability and reduce discrimination, says UNSW's Rosemary Kayess.   

artists at studio a

In a Sydney community centre, a group of artists with and without disabilities are showing how creativity can connect us all.

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