Mon 11 September 2017The wishes of the community, not the pride and the personal prejudices of individual politicians, should determine the outcome of the same sex marriage issue.
Mon 11 September 2017These Australian performers are no longer shunted to the back row of dance classes and have qualified to compete and perform at the World Latin Cup in the United States.
Mon 11 September 2017Pub crawlers investigate the disability access standards of their local watering holes.
Mon 11 September 2017
Sun 10 September 2017Employment numbers this week should highlight again a conundrum vexing economists and policymakers alike: there are plenty of jobs, but not enough work.
Sun 10 September 2017The Newport Hotel in Fremantle gives people with disabilities a night to party.
Sun 10 September 2017A Nationals senator's push to reduce the speed limit on mobility scooters to 6 kilometres per hour has been endorsed at the party's federal conference, but a disability advocate warns it's a "dangerous" policy that would make it difficult for riders to cross roads safely.
Sun 10 September 2017Getting dressed up, your hair done and hitting the town is not something many people with disabilities can take for granted, but a new "all-inclusive" nightclub event is trying to change that.
Sun 10 September 2017When Hobart woman Claire Cenin graduated six years ago she hoped to get a job as a travel agent, but instead has faced frustration and disappointment.
Sun 10 September 2017People living with disability are often brilliant problem solvers and can see things from different angles, advocates argue, but a wheelchair-bound Tasmanian says six years of rejection from employers is becoming disheartening.
Sat 9 September 2017A growing number of people with disabilities are participating in cricket, prompting South Australian administrators to create a new tailor-made academy.
Fri 8 September 2017Braeden Jones, 22, has travelled around Australia and to the US three times. He's one of many people with a disability to have benefitted from his mother's advice website, Have Wheelchair Will Travel.
Fri 8 September 2017A federal senator who claims mobility scooters can reach 35 kilometres per hour is "out of his depth", according to a retailer who says they are limited to 10 kilometres per hour.
Fri 8 September 2017Mobility scooters should be prevented from travelling faster than six kilometres per hour, according to Nationals senator John "Wacka" Williams, whose wife was injured in a footpath collision last year and underwent a hip replacement.
Thu 7 September 2017You could get the Pensioner Concession Card again, if your pension was cancelled because of changes to the assets test.
Thu 7 September 2017Twenty years ago Sue McDermott was told her son Shaun, who has cerebral palsy, had died. Now half a century after she gave him up, she can give him something he's never had — a mother's love and affection.
Thu 7 September 2017Talita Williams plans to claim the first seat on board Canberra's new fleet of free buses when they roll out across the territory's northern suburbs next week.
Thu 7 September 2017A joint parliamentary committee has expressed serious concerns about the NDIS, particularly delays facing those wanting to access services.
Thu 7 September 2017The family of a 50-year-old woman with severe intellectual disabilities says she faces a "life sentence" if she is deported to India next month after her mother's visa application is rejected.
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Wed 6 September 2017
Wed 6 September 2017Disability advocates who say Hobart's Parliament Square development discriminates against people with mobility issues are taking the matter to the Anti-Discrimination Tribunal.
Wed 6 September 2017The Northern Territory is the only jurisdiction where the personal details of under-18s can be made public, and former police officer Colleen Gwynne said the practice is harmful, makes children more likely to reoffend, and that it has to stop.
Wed 6 September 2017With a cash pile of $US6.25 billion, Facebook will have more shots at bidding for live sporting events as it seeks to keep people glued to its expanding media network, even as it missed out on the Indian Premier League.
Wed 6 September 2017A compensation deal from the Federal Government worth $70 million for 1,300 current and former detainees on Manus Island is approved by Victoria's Supreme Court, but some eligible for the largest human rights settlement in Australian legal history have rejected the money.
Tue 5 September 2017The ACT government has been called upon to review its payroll tax exemption for people with a disability after advocates said its success was limited.
Tue 5 September 2017A dozen companies including Dreamworld's owner, Ardent Leisure, the operators of Luna Park and the Blue Mountains' Scenic World are challenging the long-time incumbent.
Tue 5 September 2017Despite her own deafness, Elena Down became a leading legal expert in developing agreements safeguarding the rights of disabled people.
Mon 4 September 2017What you need to claim Disability Support Pension (DSP).
Mon 4 September 2017MUMBAI (Reuters) - Star India will pay a staggering 163.48 billion rupees (£1.97 billion) for the television and digital rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years, the country's cricket board announced on Monday.
Mon 4 September 2017SBS World News Radio: Migrant advocates have launched a campaign to highlight the challenges women of diverse ethnicities face in accessing health services.Multicultural Health Week in New South Wales is focusing on bridging barriers to quality care.
Mon 4 September 2017The IPL TV and digital rights have been awarded for the next five years to Star India, who will pay $A3.20 billion for the booming cricket tournament.
Mon 4 September 2017The NT Government considers making changes to laws which allow discrimination to take place against certain groups without justification.
Mon 4 September 2017Canberra mum fears she may have to surrender care of son as more disability services close doors to respite
Sun 3 September 2017Canberra mum fears she may have to surrender care of son as more disability services close doors to respite
Sat 2 September 2017Citi Australia plans to spend an extra $1.5 million on its Pathway to Progress program.
Sat 2 September 2017The Catholic Church is struggling to maintain its moral authority in the face of sex-abuse scandals and a changing society.
Fri 1 September 2017What do German philosophy and 20,000 party balloons have in common? The answer comes through a nine-hour performance work at Sydney this weekend.
Fri 1 September 2017The chance of winning a division 1 prize in this Saturday's $20 million Gold Lotto superdraw is one in 8,145,060; tempting for many, and with the odds increasing with more games played, a syndicate with friends, family or work colleagues is enticing.
Fri 1 September 2017The phrase "marriage equality" potently summarises one of the central claims to marriage reform. But courts have had different ideas, writes Mark Fowler.
Thu 31 August 2017A tribunal has ruled that three children would be at great risk of harm and neglect if they were returned to their out-of-home carer employed by embattled Newcastle provider Lifestyle Solutions.
Thu 31 August 2017The UN human rights chief said Trump's repeated denunciations of some media outlets as "fake news" could amount to incitement to violence.
Thu 31 August 2017A wool classer gets back to work in the shearing shed after a serious car crash left her in a wheelchair.
Thu 31 August 2017
Thu 31 August 2017
Wed 30 August 2017The UN human rights chief said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the media could trigger violence against journalists, suggesting the US leader would be responsible.
Tue 29 August 2017Social media has empowered communities against regimes, police brutalities, and exposed human rights abuses. But what are its limitations? And can evidence from Twitter be trusted?
Tue 29 August 2017Been torrenting Game of Thrones? You've just been put on notice, with the chairman of a consortium of rights holders issuing a stern warning.
Mon 28 August 2017Take charge of your online security when you do business with us and avoid identity theft and scammers.
Mon 28 August 2017Five sites across the country will trial a new program to help mature-aged Australians learn workplace skills.
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