Access and success at leading universities around the world

The World Access to Higher Education Day (WAHED) Seminar on ‘Access and success at leading universities around the world’ taking place on Wednesday 24 March from 13.00 - 15.00 (UK time). In late 2020 the Sutton Trust released the report ‘Room and the Top: Access at leading universities around the [...]

By |2021-03-02T19:53:28+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Events, Professional development, Research|0 Comments

Dyslexia Awareness in Education March 2021

Dyslexia Awareness in Education March 2021 The Dear Dyslexic Foundation is celebrating dyslexic awareness in education in March 2021 going live with the DHub  learning management system and their first eLearning Course Dyslexia in the Workplace  March. Throughout the month of March there will be  tips and tricks to support the tertiary [...]

By |2021-03-02T19:35:00+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Events, Resources|0 Comments

The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System released

The Victorian Royal Commission into Mental Health's final report became available online on 2 February 2021. The final report including the 65 recommendations and a range of  facts sheets can be downloaded from this link.  

By |2021-03-02T03:30:32+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Events, Policy|0 Comments

Have Your Say During the Disability Royal Commission- Your Voice Matters

Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) is writing a report about the experiences of disabled young people. This report will be our submission to the Disability Royal Commission in Australia. The Disability Royal Commission is a way for the government to look into how disabled people are treated in Australia. They [...]

By |2021-02-21T22:50:09+00:00February 21st, 2021|Events, Policy|0 Comments

Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) Young Leaders Program 2021 Update

We are looking for 6 disabled young Victorians aged 20 to 25 to help us redesign the program for their age group. Please share the copy below! We will be running 4 more groups of workshops again this year, all online, but two will be for 14-19 year olds and [...]

By |2021-01-29T01:33:51+00:00January 29th, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Host NDIS info sessions and workshops

What is this all about? Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) has funding to host 47 information sessions all over Australia and online between May and December this year. The workshop information and booklets are all ready to go - but we need a few more people with disability from different parts [...]

By |2021-01-27T00:52:26+00:00January 26th, 2021|Events, Resources|0 Comments

Expressions of Interest now open – Jobs Victoria Employment Services

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) is pleased to announce the opening of the first stage of applications for funding to deliver Jobs Victoria Employment Services for the period July 2021 to June 2023. Applications for funding will follow a two-stage process: Expressions of Interest which are now [...]

By |2021-01-21T01:19:46+00:00January 21st, 2021|Events|0 Comments

Pathways to Tertiary Education (P2T) 2021 Short Survey

Your feedback is important to us! Pathways to Tertiary Education (P2T) is an online series of events being held in 2021 aimed at improving the transition from secondary school into tertiary education for students with disability. P2T is a virtual opportunity for students, parents/carers to connect with TAFE and university disability [...]

By |2020-12-16T22:20:13+00:00December 16th, 2020|Events|0 Comments

Victorian state disability plan 2021 -24- Consultations open

Consultation for the next state disability plan re-opened on 3 December 2020 on International Day of People with Disability after a break during the year due to coronavirus (COVID-19).  This years  international day of people with disability is “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-1 World”. Coronavirus [...]

By |2020-12-14T00:40:11+00:00December 14th, 2020|Events, Policy, Resources|0 Comments

Australian University Mental Health Framework Launch

About this Event Date: Friday 4 December 2020 Time 12.00 - 1.00 pm Registration  Funded by the Australian Government's Department of Health, the Australian University Mental Health Framework has been developed over two years in consultation with stakeholders – including students, the university sector, the mental health sector and government. [...]

By |2020-11-29T21:05:11+00:00November 29th, 2020|Events, Policy|0 Comments