Wed 6 April 2016Facebook launches new software that uses artificial intelligence to identify the contents of photos and describe them through voice over, which vision-impaired users say could make a big difference.
Wed 6 April 2016The big regret when one of the country's longest-running and hard-fought Aboriginal land claims moved close to settlement on Wednesday was that so many of the owners had not lived witness history being made.
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Wed 6 April 2016Tristan Bowen, 16, is not letting his blindness get in the way of competing in one of the country's harshest triathlons. With the help of his mate Steve Carson, the Mount Isa teen is confident he will be able to complete all three legs of the Julia Creek Dirt and Dust triathlon.
Tue 5 April 2016Anthony Clarke busking in James Place.
Mon 4 April 2016The first deportations from Greece to Turkey under the European Union's refugee deal have been mostly peaceful, and the question now is whether Syrians will be among the next group sent back on boats, Barbara Miller reports from Lesbos.
Mon 4 April 2016A widely-watched private index of job advertisements shows demand for workers stagnating since late last year.
Thu 31 March 2016Foxtel is putting European football direct onto its platform in a deal with beIN Media Group.
Thu 31 March 2016It's no secret the agricultural sector needs more people. When you picture who those people are, who do you see?
Wed 30 March 2016Cory Bernardi and Tanya Plibersek are at either ends of the political spectrum. But on this they agree.
Wed 30 March 2016Mallee Family Care says it is time for a new operator to take on All Star Access Disability Enterprises.
Tue 29 March 2016A Geraldton historian says he is excited at the prospect of one of Western Australia's grisliest maritime tales potentially being made into a motion picture by Russell Crowe's production company Fear of God.
Tue 29 March 2016Attempts to curb foreign funding of non-government organisations brings Egypt's increasing intolerance of dissent and diversity into sharp international focus.
Mon 28 March 2016Emmanuelle-Rose Everett dreams of a stable job in the full-time labour force.
Sat 26 March 2016In Canberra's north there is a house that looks perfectly normal from the outside, but is the latest addition to the capital's growing custom-built accommodation for people living with disability.
Sat 26 March 2016Mobility taxis for the disabled are no longer commercially viable and the number of wheelchair accessible cabs is likely be cut further, the Melbourne taxi industry warns.
Sat 26 March 2016The sport both appals and appeals. It is universally known by its abbreviation – UFC – which, in itself, sounds like the initials of a swear word laced confrontation. So, which of Australia's two biggest cities will stage UFC's 10th visit to this country?
'Slow to speak out on human rights': Barack Obama expresses regret for US policies during Argentina's Dirty WarFri 25 March 2016'We've been slow to speak out on human rights,' says Barack Obama.
Fri 25 March 2016The three-member commission will investigate the country's human rights abuses that may constitute war crimes.
Fri 25 March 2016The 47-member forum will look at how to bring to justice crimes against humanity committed by North Korea.
Thu 24 March 2016A BBC reporter has been forced to stop filming during a live broadcast from inside the Houses of Parliament in London.
Wed 23 March 2016After a long career as a teacher, Errol Chinner's life took a different turn — recycling wheelchairs for those in need.
Wed 23 March 2016A COAG meeting will next week discuss strengthening Australia's preventative detention orders so that police may question suspects held on suspicion of terrorism-related activity before they are formally charged.
Tue 22 March 2016The union behind proposed strikes at international airports across Australia has accused Employment Minister Michaelia Cash of overruling bargaining representatives and refusing to negotiate in good faith.
Tue 22 March 2016Thirteen disability groups have issued a joint plea to Jacinta Allan, Victoria's public transport minister, not to legalise Uber until the ride-share service makes a legally binding commitment to serve wheelchair passengers.
Tue 22 March 2016A north Queensland mother is grateful her sons will be among the first to benefit from the National Disability Insurance Scheme when it is rolled out in parts of Queensland later this year.
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Tue 22 March 2016It couldn't be more timely for the marriage equality movement: Australian stars Guy Pearce and Rachel Griffiths will join Mary-Louise Parker as leads in a new gay-rights TV show called When We Rise.
Tue 22 March 2016US President Barack Obama urges Cuba to improve its record on democracy and human rights as his counterpart Raul Castro hits out at America's "double standards".
Tue 22 March 2016US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro have met for historic talks during Mr Obama's visit to Cuba.
Mon 21 March 2016A court battle over boasting rights for the best real estate app in Australia continues with Fairfax Media's Domain Group asked by its main competitor to remove even more advertising from Sydney billboards.
Mon 21 March 2016Dancer Michelle Ryan and director Meryl Tankard explain "Michelle's Story" - a film about how Michelle learned to express herself again through dance after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
Sun 20 March 2016The Turnbull government wants to downgrade United Nations monitoring of human rights in Myanmar.
Sun 20 March 2016Spinal cord injury experts lobby the Federal Government to establish a national register tracking the treatment and condition of patients.
Sat 19 March 2016Britain's welfare minister Iain Duncan Smith resigns over planned reductions in welfare payments for people with disabilities because they were "not defensible" in a budget that benefitted higher-earning taxpayers.
Fri 18 March 2016A Hindu cow rights activist who drank pesticide as part of a protest in India calling for the animals to be given greater protection dies of his injuries.
Fri 18 March 2016The Federal Government placed ads online today for a Disability Discrimination Commissioner, sparking hope in the disability sector.
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Fri 18 March 2016A showcase of disability sports is being held in Newcastle ahead of the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
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Fri 18 March 2016Human rights groups say the federal government has failed to take the chorus of international criticism seriously about treatment of asylum seekers.
Fri 18 March 2016Horrific allegations of violence and neglect of disabled people are detailed in a submission to a NSW parliamentary inquiry into elder abuse.
Thu 17 March 2016An independent review into a disability justice centre in Perth has given the six-month-old facility a largely glowing report, despite the escape of two inmates.
Thu 17 March 2016The State Opposition labels a review of a disability justice centre in Perth, sparked by the escape of two detainees, a Government "whitewash".
Thu 17 March 2016Liza Geddes, Robyn Smith and Steve Widders at the ACT Now conference
Thu 17 March 2016Indigenous people from throughout northern New South Wales gather to discuss accessing disability services on Close the Gap Day.
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