The daily grind of Department of Human Services staff battling almost three years for basic rights, not 'perks'Wed 15 March 2017Sally earns just $40,000 a year and wants to keep her flexible hours, but the government says no.
Wed 15 March 2017Naive statements that "private is better" are no substitute for well thought through reforms.
Wed 15 March 2017BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Divisions of U.S. media companies Twenty-First Century Fox Inc and Time Warner Inc won a joint contract to broadcast Argentine soccer matches for five years from next season, the Argentine Football Association said on Tuesday.
Tue 14 March 2017Naive statements that "private is better" are no substitute for well thought through reforms.
Tue 14 March 2017A move to ban rough sleeping in Melbourne has been condemned by a senior United Nations official as violation of human rights law, in a shock development likely to prove highly embarrassing for the world's most liveable city.
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Mon 13 March 2017A Townsville grandmother has pleaded with the NDIS to reconsider its decision to reject her daughter's application for help.
Mon 13 March 2017ACT police calling for witnesses to a stabbing in broad daylight in Weston outside the Independent Living Centre.
Sun 12 March 2017China on Sunday boasted harsh punishments meted out to rights defenders was the legal system's top accomplishment last year, as the country reported a jump in the number of corruption cases tried in its courts.
Sun 12 March 2017Joshua Adam has cerebral palsy and autism and says his experience with the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been terrible, after he wrongly lost a raft of existing supports. An ABC investigation has revealed major problems plaguing the scheme as its national rollout began, including hundreds of critical staff involved in developing plans going untrained.
Young cerebral palsy and autism sufferer Joshua Adam says his experience with the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been terribleSun 12 March 2017Young cerebral palsy and autism sufferer Joshua Adam says his experience with the National Disability Insurance Scheme has been terrible after wrongly losing a raft of existing supports. An ABC investigation has revealed major problems plaguing the scheme as its national rollout began, including hundreds of critical staff involved in developing plans going untrained.
Sun 12 March 2017Stronger than expected jobs growth in the US has pretty well settled the Federal Reserve's plans to push interest rates up this week.
Sun 12 March 2017Major problems plagued the National Disability Insurance Scheme, including hundreds of critical staff going untrained and properties not being ready when the rollout began, an ABC investigation reveals.
Sat 11 March 2017About 600 protesters demanding the closure of Australian slaughterhouses have shut down a major intersection in the CBD.
Sat 11 March 2017A south-east Queensland tennis club brings the joy of playing tennis to more than 40 students with physical and intellectual disabilities as part of its diversity division.
Sat 11 March 2017US President Donald Trump is taking credit for delivering "tens of thousands of new jobs" and lowering unemployment as he reaches his 50th day in office.
Fri 10 March 2017GWS chief executive Dave Matthews says solving issues with a full Manuka Oval is a good problem to have.
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Thu 9 March 2017The NRL is set to acquire the rights to the Immortals concept from the Rugby League Week publishers amid news that the magazine is closing this month.
Thu 9 March 2017When Andrew Grant became wheelchair bound at the age of 28 from a muscular disease, he decided to "reinvent" himself as an artist and channel his experience into his paintings.
Thu 9 March 2017With Western Australia having the worst jobless rate in the country, voters were always going to rate unemployment as a key campaign issue ahead of Saturday's election.
Wed 8 March 2017It might be International Women's Day, but how far have we come in the fight for gender equality? Laura Murphy-Oates looks at the progress then - and now.
Wed 8 March 2017These girls love being Girl Guides and earning their badges but they need ongoing funding to keep their unit at the Riverland Special School operating.
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Tue 7 March 2017Sam in the dining room of the Car Yard Cafe
Tue 7 March 2017Anne at the counter of the Car Yard Cafe
Tue 7 March 2017Angela with a tray in the backyard of the cafe
Tue 7 March 2017AJ with Jo Cairns at the Car Yard Cafe
Tue 7 March 2017Laurie making sausage rolls with Sia
Tue 7 March 2017Aurora Disability Services hopes the community will embrace its new café as a place that provides good food and great service.
Tue 7 March 2017Each Saturday morning a Canberra tenpin bowling alley is awash with bright orange and blue as the Wizards disability league gathers for its weekly competition.
Mon 6 March 2017LONDON (Reuters) - BT has beaten arch-rival Sky to retain the rights to broadcast Champions League soccer matches until 2021, agreeing to pay 1.2 billion pounds -- nearly a third more than last time.
Mon 6 March 2017LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's BT has beaten arch-rival Sky to win the right to broadcast Champions League matches for another three years in a 1.2 billion pound deal.
Mon 6 March 2017Duncan Meerding, who makes lamps from tree stumps that would usually be treated as waste wood, has been selected to exhibit his work at an international light show in Italy.
Mon 6 March 2017Women's health should not be a political football.
Sun 5 March 2017Based on Cleve Jones' novel, When We Rise knots three narratives into a compelling, affecting story.
Sun 5 March 2017A potential multimillion-dollar deal between Victorian broadcaster racing.com and South Australian Racing presents a new challenge for CrownBet, racing.com's telecast partner.
Sun 5 March 2017Hundreds of vulnerable people with intellectual disabilities could face prison time as the future of a diversionary support service hangs in the balance with the state government refusing to commit to funding it and other disability advocacy organisations.
Sat 4 March 2017Hundreds of vulnerable people with intellectual disabilities could face prison time as the future of a diversionary support service hangs in the balance with the state government refusing to commit to funding it and other disability advocacy organisations.
Sat 4 March 2017As Sydney celebrates Mardi Gras, elsewhere in the world gay and lesbian people can struggle to simply stay out of jail.
Fri 3 March 2017The Federal Court dismisses an appeal by the Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion over a dispute with an organisation that helps sufferers of an incurable disease.
Fri 3 March 2017A top British football executive has told a court of Gordon Wood's former career in high finance as part of his bid for millions of dollars in damages arising from his acquittal for the murder of Caroline Byrne.
Fri 3 March 2017The number of people joining the National Disability Insurance Scheme is rising dramatically, according to official figures, but disability advocates say in the race to meet enrolment targets, people entering the NDIS are losing out.
Fri 3 March 2017A boy with a disability spends hours locked in a school bus at a depot south of Wollongong before being discovered by transport company workers, sparking an investigation into the incident.
Fri 3 March 2017The Federal Government refuses to bow to a parliamentary committee's calls for a royal commission into alleged abuse, violence and neglect of people with disabilities.
Thu 2 March 2017Assistance dog Biscuit has done more than become a 'best friend' for Natasha Street, who has cerebral palsy.
Thu 2 March 2017The decision to stop fast food businesses hiring overseas workers on 457 visas has been welcomed but will do little to alleviate high youth unemployment, academics and unions warn.
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