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.
A UNSW survey shows community services are already struggling with demand.
Introducing inclusion at an early age helps everyone better understand disability and reduce discrimination, says UNSW's Rosemary Kayess.
In a Sydney community centre, a group of artists with and without disabilities are showing how creativity can connect us all.
Bioethics Professor Jackie Leach Scully will head the Institute to be at the forefront of disability innovation through thought leadership and knowledge exchange.
If you're poor, female, or live in rural Australia, you're less likely to access the NDIS or get as much bang for your buck.
The government now has a dedicated NDIS minister. Here are the four key areas of the scheme that need attention.
The royal commission needs to be reflected in the federal budget and to consider research into the complex nature of violence and abuse as well as societal shifts in the concept of ‘disability’.
UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess brings her legal and public policy expertise to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The terms of reference need to cover schools, prisons, homes, hospitals, mental health facilities as well as disability support institutions.