Wed 9 December 2015AFL legend Adam Goodes and mental health expert Professor Pat Dudgeon have been named as finalists for the Australian Human Rights Commission Human Rights Medal for 2015.
Wed 9 December 2015Australia has created a type of apartheid in its treatment of people with a disability, the country's first Dignity for Disability MP says.
Wed 9 December 2015Charlotte's journey from prison back to work and family is one of three women's journeys that have been documented on 774 ABC Melbourne throughout 2015.
Wed 9 December 2015An unorthodox school in Sydney is using Jedi wisdom and lightsaber combat to help special needs students.
Wed 9 December 2015The head of Croatia's leading rights group is left red-faced after his trousers fall down during a photo shoot with president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic.
Wed 9 December 2015The unemployment rate is expected to have risen to six per cent in November after a surprise fall the month before, when jobs figures are released.
Tue 8 December 2015A new program is helping people with disability and their family and carers manage their own support funding by encouraging them to think of it as a business transaction.
Tue 8 December 2015The unemployment rate is expected to have risen to six per cent in November after a surprise fall the month before, when jobs figures are released.
Tue 8 December 2015A small Hunter Valley public school, set to close at the end of the year, has been given a reprieve.
Tue 8 December 2015A Mount Gambier timber manufacturing workshop that employs workers with a disability is set to benefit under a Federal Government fund.
Tue 8 December 2015
Mon 7 December 2015Disability South Australia is being forced to find up to $60 million in cuts, a state parliamentary committee hears, with increased support only being offered for "must do" cases.
Mon 7 December 2015Children with autism are among those meeting Santa Claus for the first time in a quiet, private setting suitable for their sensory needs.
Mon 7 December 2015Animal welfare activists chained themselves to a Victorian pig slaughterhouse 'gas chamber' on Monday morning to protest against carbon dioxide stunning in the pork industry.
Mon 7 December 2015People with a disability have run the rule over cafes, shops and restaurants in Tamworth to determine their level of disabled accessibility.
Mon 7 December 2015A Newcastle man has described his distress at travelling on local trains in a wheelchair and is demanding reform.
Mon 7 December 2015Sally Sara goes behind the scenes to find out how and why Black Lives Matter went from hashtag to mass civil rights movement.
Mon 7 December 2015The $22 billion NDIS is Australia's biggest economic and social reform since Medicare but disability groups have expressed serious concerns about its roll out.
Mon 7 December 2015While women are most often the targets of domestic violence, the children who witness assaults also suffer.
Sun 6 December 2015A Brisbane artist with a vision-impairment has created a new exhibition celebrating the hidden joys of daily suburban life in inner-city Brisbane.
Sat 5 December 2015Drivers who illegally use a parking space for people with a disability in South Australia could soon be issued with a demerit point in addition to a fine under a new plan.
Sat 5 December 2015Assistant Minister for Social Services Alan Tudge has called for an end to the stigma surrounding disability, so more jobs can be created for people who need them.
Fri 4 December 2015Assistant Minister for Social Services Alan Tudge has called for an end to the stigma surrounding disability, so more jobs can be created for people who need them.
Fri 4 December 2015After he was nearly killed in a car crash and lost his right leg from the hip, Will Elrick set about achieving goals most able-bodied people can only dream of, including climbing some of the world's highest peaks — on crutches.
Fri 4 December 2015Regional hearings into abuse in the disability care sector have wrapped up.
Fri 4 December 2015The annual Social Justice and Native Title report has found disabled indigenous people are among the most disadvantaged in Australia.
Fri 4 December 2015Disability groups are demanding to know why the Federal Government is refusing say when it will allocate $700 million earmarked for specialised accommodation under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Fri 4 December 2015Part of the group who put together Snapshot
Fri 4 December 2015The Franks family
Fri 4 December 2015Snapshot - Celebrating Our Community is a photography exhibition that showcases the people who live with and support people with disabilities.
Fri 4 December 2015A Hunter businesswoman says being part of the state government's official disability advisory body means she can have a real influence on future reform.
Thu 3 December 2015When Black Mountain School's funky SixDegrees cafe opens to the public it will sell more than just a quality brew.
Thu 3 December 2015The UN Women's initiative to hold 16 days of activism to raise awareness about gender-based violence has entered its second week.
Thu 3 December 2015One of Fiji's leading disability workers says while much of the technology that enables people with disabilities to be employed does exist, it's not yet being utilised.
Thu 3 December 2015A man and a woman suspected of using assault rifles to kill 14 people at a Californian centre for people with disabilities are dead after a shootout with police. A third suspect is in custody.
Thu 3 December 2015There are increasing calls for improvements in the justice system so that disabled people can more easily give evidence in abuse cases.
Thu 3 December 2015Disability advocates are calling for old-fashioned attitudes to be dispelled as part of today's International Day of People with Disability.
Thu 3 December 2015A Hunter Valley father tells Shellharbour residents of his positive experience with the National Disability Insurance Scheme ahead of a national rollout next year.
Thu 3 December 2015A man and a woman suspected of using assault rifles to kill 14 people at a Californian centre for people with disabilities are dead after a shootout with police. A third suspect is in custody. Follow live.
Thu 3 December 2015A man and a woman suspected of using assault rifles to kill 14 people at a Californian disability centre have been shot dead after a confrontation with police.
Thu 3 December 2015US police say a man and a woman armed with assault rifles have been shot dead after killing at least 14 people in a shooting attack at a disability centre near Los Angeles. A third suspect is in custody. Follow live.
Thu 3 December 2015Police say a suspect is "down" after at least 14 people were killed in a shooting attack at a disability centre near Los Angeles. It is believed as many as three gunmen had fled the scene in a black SUV. Follow live.
Thu 3 December 2015Numerous West Australian public sector agencies are at risk of employing inappropriate or unqualified staff because of issues with verifying the identity and credentials of employees, a report finds.
Thu 3 December 2015Police say at least 14 people are dead and more wounded after a shooting attack on a centre for people with developmental disabilities in San Bernardino, California, with as many as three gunmen still at large.
Thu 3 December 2015At least 14 people have been killed by gunmen who remain on the loose after an attack on a disability centre in San Bernardino, California. Follow our live blog.
Thu 3 December 2015Tasmania becomes the third state to sign up to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, with a staggered rollout to be completed by 2018.
Thu 3 December 2015MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's La Liga football league said on Wednesday it had awarded packages of television rights to screen Spanish football matches for the next three seasons to Mediapro for 1.90 billion euros (£1.35 billion) and Telefonica unit DTS for 750 million euros.
Thu 3 December 2015Up to 12 people are reportedly killed and more wounded during a shooting attack on a centre for people with developmental disabilities in San Bernardino, California.
Thu 3 December 2015Staff at the Stockton Centre will walk off the job today over the New South Wales government's plans to privatise the disability services sector.
Thu 3 December 2015A four hour strike is planned on Thursday over fears about the privatisation or outsourcing of 250 New South Wales Government run group homes.
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