The original vision for the NDIS was that it would give people with disabilities a say in how services are delivered. The appointment of an NDIA chair who is disabled is a positive move.
Many low-income households can endure temperatures in their homes close to 40°C during summer and as little as 5°C during winter.
Meaningful engagement with Indigenous knowledge in education is vital for reconciliation.
Regulating rent increases could provide cost-of-living relief for those feeling the biggest squeeze.
While we wait for a national housing plan, inflation threatens to squeeze more households out of their homes and onto the streets.
Key to success will be transitioning to an ecologically sustainable economy, with greener technologies and industries.
Some NDIS participants worry if they don’t spend their annual funds, they won’t be offered the same support in their next plan – and it’s harder for some to use what they’ve been allocated.
It’s not enough to simply reduce poor working conditions. We must create supportive working environments where teachers can thrive.
Lessons from the HIV epidemic should be applied to efficiently tackle the monkeypox outbreak and to avoid stigma.
Australian Governments must embrace Indigenous Nation Building if the Uluru Statement is to lead to effective structural reform and self-determined government for First Nations peoples.