Adelaide woman’s ‘degrading’ death shows community’s ‘devaluation’ of people with disabilities – ABC News

Adelaide woman’s ‘degrading’ death shows community’s ‘devaluation’ of people with disabilities – ABC News By Eugene Boisvert and Daniel Keane Posted 16 May 2020 Click here for link to article The case of an Adelaide woman who died after being left by carers in a cane chair 24-hours-a-day for a year shows the community still does not value people with disabilities…

Only Human Radio Show

Only Human Radio Show – Stay Sane in this Mad World   Advocacy Journalism in action! Social Justice, Disability Rights, Community Events and Solidarity Only Human airs on Brisbane Community Radio 4ZZZ on MONDAYS 12 noon on 102.1fm and Zed Digital DAB+ TUESDAYS 6pm. It is produced by a diverse team of journos and guests…

New Disability Royal Commission Project

WWILD’s Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability Project is now open to referrals WWILD is being funded by the Commonwealth Department of Social Services, through by Micah Projects, to offer counselling and case management support to people who want to talk about the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect…

COVID-19 Update – WWILD Services

COVID- 19 Update – WWILD Services – 17/5/2022 WWILD is open, providing services and taking new referrals, so if you want help from WWILD or just to ask some questions, please ring the office. We only accept referrals by phone. You can also email enquiries or general questions which we will reply to ASAP. WWILD’s…

International Women’s Day lifts the lid on human rights for women and girls with disability – Women with Disabilities Australia

International Women’s Day lifts the lid on human rights for women and girls with disability – Women with Disabilities Australia   Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) has launched a new website, Our Place, just in time for International Women’s Day. The ‘Our Place’ website has been developed to support women and girls with disability to…

Research: Causes and contributors to deaths of people with disability in Australia – NDIS report

Research: Causes and contributors to deaths of people with disability in Australia – NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission report Excerpt: The research In early 2019, to further inform our work in this area, we engaged Professor Julian Trollor, Chair, Intellectual Disability Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry at the University of…

Rough justice: How police are failing survivors of sexual assault – ABC News

Rough justice: How police are failing survivors of sexual assault by Inga Ting, Nathanael Scott and Alex Palmer Updated 29 Jan 2020, 11:11am Published 28 Jan 2020, 5:05am Excerpt More than 140,000 sexual assaults were reported to Australian police in the 10 years to 2017. Police rejected nearly 12,000 reports on the basis that they do not believe a sexual assault occurred.     To see…