The ABC is looking for storytellers with disability to pitch ideas for IDPwD 2021

The ABC is looking for storytellers with disability to pitch ideas for IDPwD 2021 - ABC News  Who: To be eligible, you must live in Australia, be over 18, have a disability and be available to work on your content between September and November 2021. What: We want you to pitch a [...]

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VET In Schools Strategy & Funding Under The Microscope

ITECA - VET In Schools Strategy & Funding Under The Microscope Troy Williams, ITECA Chief Executive — 19 July 2021 With the Australian Government contemplating a new strategy for vocational education and training in secondary schools, and a skills new funding agreement being negotiated with states and territories, it’s [...]

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National Disability Research Partnership

National Disability Research Partnership The National Disability Research Partnership will facilitate a collaborative and inclusive disability research program that builds the evidence for successful innovation in policy and practice. The Commonwealth government has provided seed funding to establish the NDRP. A two-year establishment phase is being guided by a working [...]

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Young Leaders Program

The Youth Disability Advocacy Service or YDAS Young Leaders Program. Our free online leadership program is for young Victorians who identify as: having a disability having a health condition or chronic illness neurodiverse or autistic Deaf, deaf or hard of hearing blind or vision impaired having lived experience of [...]

By |2021-06-11T01:03:17+00:00June 11th, 2021|Advocacy, Professional development|Comments Off on Young Leaders Program

National Disability Strategy reports on Stage 2 consultations available

National Disability Strategy Stage 2 consultation reports The Stage 2 consultations sought feedback from the public on the governments’ proposals for the new Strategy, as set out in the National Disability Strategy Position Paper and the introductory paper on the Outcomes Framework. Three reports on Stage 2 consultations have [...]

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An interview with La Trobe’s first openly Autistic lecturer, Dr. Benjamin Habib: Celebrating Autism Acceptance Month

An interview with La Trobe's first openly autistic lecturer In 2016, La Trobe Senior Lecturer Dr. Benjamin Habib had an anxiety attack on live national television during a guest appearance as a political analyst. While this highly publicised experience resulted in what Dr. Habib refers to as “the worst [...]

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2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 Final Report

2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 Throughout 2020, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment conducted the 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 (the Standards). The aim of the Review was to test if the Standards are effective in supporting students with disability to access [...]

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We need your help to make things better for young people with disability

We need your help to make things better for young people with disability All you need to do is an online interview or participate in a focus group about leaving school and changing to TAFE, a job, or University. We need just 10 more people to get this project [...]

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Celebrate the 10th Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Global Accessibility Awareness Day Thursday, May 20, 2021 Thursday, May 20, 2021, help us celebrate the tenth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion, and the more than One Billion people with disabilities/impairments. What [...]

By |2021-05-03T08:14:39+00:00May 3rd, 2021|Advocacy, Policy, Professional development, Research, Resources|Comments Off on Celebrate the 10th Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Royal Commission Public Hearing on Disability and Open Employment

Public hearing 9: Pathways and barriers to open employment for people with disability The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability held a public hearing in Brisbane from Monday, 7 December 2020 to Friday, 11 December 2020. The Royal Commission’s ninth public hearing examined the barriers [...]

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