Wed 11 January 2017A Muslim couple who refused on religious grounds to allow their two young daughters take part in boys-and-girls school swimming lessons in Switzerland did not have the right to do so, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday.
Tue 10 January 2017It will be a positive year for the Tasmanian economy, the state's main business lobby says, with business confidence on the rise despite a drop in employment.
Mon 9 January 2017A Queensland medical graduate who was left quadriplegic after a car accident says being offered a place as an intern at the Gold Coast University Hospital is "incredible and surreal".
Mon 9 January 2017Job advertisements ease in December, highlighting a slowdown in Australia's employment market over the second half of last year.
Mon 9 January 2017It's no secret that teenagers love social media, but how much do they understand what they've agreed to give up when they start an account?
Sun 8 January 2017Is one day off too much to ask?
Sat 7 January 2017Renters could have long-term leases and greater protection under a review of Victoria's renting laws.
Sat 7 January 2017Urgent action is needed to ensure there is adequate support for people with a mental illness who are not eligible for the NDIS, mental health service providers say.
Fri 6 January 2017Is one day off too much to ask?
Fri 6 January 2017A Texas Republican state senator introduced legislation on Thursday to limit public restroom access for transgender people, despite warnings from a business group that the measure would hurt the Texas economy because it was discriminatory.
Wed 4 January 2017Straight people sure have a lot to say about gay rights. Open a news app, flick through a paper, turn on the telly and there they are: scores and scores of puffed-up heterosexuals, telling us what they think of us. Should we be able to get married? They have some thoughts. Should we be able to have kids? Don't get them started. Should we educate their kids on what makes us different and why their kids shouldn't bully us? Wind them up and watch them go.
Wed 4 January 2017We will be closed over the holiday period and we want to help you plan so you still get paid.
Wed 4 January 2017Faulty product? Here's what the laws says about your rights to a free repair, refund or exchange.
Tue 3 January 2017A group linked to international hacking network Anonymous has taken down the Victorian Human Rights Commission's website and replaced it with a grammatically poor message claiming to be its manifesto.
Tue 3 January 2017The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission's website is taken over by a group claiming to be affiliated to international hacking group Anonymous, sending it offline for several hours.
Tue 3 January 2017We will be closed over the holiday period and we want to help you plan so you still get paid.
Tue 3 January 2017The website of the Victorian Human Rights Commission has been shut down, reportedly by an international hacking ring.
Tue 3 January 2017There are fears the ACT's problems with the NDIS — higher than expected enrolments, participants saying there are not enough support workers, and care providers saying the pay rates are too low — could flow on to other states and territories.
Tue 3 January 2017Faulty product? Here's what the laws says about your rights to a free repair, refund or exchange.
Tue 3 January 2017This change will only affect some customers.
Tue 3 January 2017A central Queensland pistol club running shooting classes for people with an intellectual disability is hoping to find Australia's next Paralympic talent.
Mon 2 January 2017Straight people sure have a lot to say about gay rights. Open a news app, flick through a paper, turn on the telly and there they are: scores and scores of puffed-up heterosexuals, telling us what they think of us. Should we be able to get married? They have some thoughts. Should we be able to have kids? Don't get them started. Should we educate their kids on what makes us different and why their kids shouldn't bully us? Wind them up and watch them go.
Mon 2 January 2017Globally, women's rights are in the crosshairs of rising isolationism and right-wing politics in Western Europe and the US, and campaigners are worried.
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Sun 1 January 2017Families trying to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme say the reforms are struggling to keep up with demand in Tasmania and it is only going to get worse.
Sun 1 January 2017Pope Francis in his year-end message urged leaders on Saturday to do more to tackle youth unemployment, saying a generation was being lost to desperation, migration and joblessness.
Sat 31 December 2016The federal government has announced businesswoman Helen Nugent will head the new-look National Disability Insurance Agency board.
Fri 30 December 2016Only 42 per cent of Northern Territorians signed up to the National Disability Insurance Scheme have received funding for their choice of "reasonable and necessary supports" to help them lead a more ordinary life.
Thu 29 December 2016More than half of the ACT's disability service providers say the transition to the NDIS has been negative.
Wed 28 December 2016SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The sports unit of cash-strapped Chinese technology giant LeEco will continue to broadcast English Premier League soccer games over the New Year after reaching a compromise with the rights holders over unpaid fees.
Tue 27 December 2016A year that was all about Timmy Cahill, expansion and TV rights.
Tue 27 December 2016A social media site created by a Tasmanian man and designed for people with disabilities is being praised by users as a useful place to make friends and to look for advice about services.
Sat 24 December 2016A serious motorbike accident left Mackay's Paul Schembri without the use of his legs, but his inventive tractor modification has ensured he remains in the drivers seat.
Sat 24 December 2016A good Samaritan gives an Adelaide mother the money to hire an electric wheelchair after her own broke down a month ago.
Sat 24 December 2016The inaugural chair of the agency running the National Disability Insurance Scheme emphasises the importance of his board's independence and experience in the disability sector, as he prepares to leave the role.
Sat 24 December 2016ROME (Reuters) - An Italian court has ruled in favour of Mediaset in a case involving TV soccer rights, scrapping a fine of 51.4 million euros (44.09 million pounds) imposed on the broadcaster earlier this year, a court document showed on Friday.
Fri 23 December 2016"Do you see what is happening to John Grant in the NRL at the moment? Nothing is off the cards."
Fri 23 December 2016Badges for people with invisible disabilities or conditions will be introduced permanently on London's public transport network.
Fri 23 December 2016The Philippines' independent rights watchdog said Thursday it will investigate President Rodrigo Duterte's boasts he killed criminals years ago, invoking a strong rebuke from the Filipino leader against a United Nations official who called for the murder probe.
Fri 23 December 2016Lilly Cascun has been blind since birth, but it hasn't stopped her dreaming of becoming a famous opera singer.
Fri 23 December 2016Nine-year-old blind girl Lilly Cascun hopes to one day stand on the stage to perform at Melbourne's Carols by Candlelight. This week she learnt that dreams can come true.
Fri 23 December 2016
Thu 22 December 2016Phelan saved more than one journalist from disasters in their copy
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Thu 22 December 2016Despite losing feeling in his legs after a motorcycle accident, Paul Schembri hasn't let anything stop him working on the land.
Thu 22 December 2016Around the world, political leaders faced with a choice between alleviating suffering, protecting and defending people's lives and human rights, and refusing or ignoring those rights, have all too often chosen the latter.
Thu 22 December 2016The NSW coroner orders the death of a disabled Aboriginal woman at the Campbelltown Hospital be further probed over allegations a senior doctor said she would have been treated differently if she was "normal".
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