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Family Planning Australia – Reproductive Resources

Family Planning NSW has a wide range of disability resources for people with intellectual disability and their support people, including parents and carers, disability workers, clinicians and students. All of our resources are available for loan from the Disability Resource Collection. The Disability Resource Collection is made up of reproductive and sexual health resources produced…

Easy English Information on Consent, Contraception, Pregnancy Options and Reproductive Coercion and Abuse are now available!

Easy English Information on Consent, Contraception, Pregnancy Options and Reproductive Coercion and Abuse are now available! These factsheets or resources were developed by WWILD and Children by Choice and co-designed by women with intellectual and learning disabilities. These resources are free to download and use by anyone. Videos have also been developed and will be…

Stealthing to be criminalised as rape and affirmative consent adopted in Queensland’s sexual violence law overhaul – ABC News

Stealthing to be criminalised as rape and affirmative consent adopted in Queensland’s sexual violence law overhaul By state political reporter Rachel Riga, Posted 23/11/2022   Queensland will adopt an affirmative consent model and criminalise “stealthing” as part of major changes to sexual violence laws. Key points: “Stealthing” or secretly removing a condom during sex will soon be…

Women with Disabilities Victoria – Videos and Printed Resources

Women with Disabilities Victoria have created a series of videos and printed resources to improve our understanding of women with disabilities and their experiences of violence and abuse. These resources have been developed for people with disabilities and also the support workers and other health professionals that support them. Click on this this LINK to access these resources.

Queensland Sexual Assault Helpline

Ph: 1800 010 120 or https://www.dvconnect.org/sexual-assault-helpline/ Sexual assault can happen to anyone and it is never your fault. You are not alone. Reaching out for support is an extremely brave thing to do. The Sexual Assault Helpline team are specialist counsellors who will always listen and believe you. Call the team for advice and support on…

Queensland parents of students with disabilities demand more inclusive schools, call for fix to ‘broken’ system – ABC News

Queensland parents of students with disabilities demand more inclusive schools, call for fix to ‘broken’ system By Sarah Richards, ABC News   Hazel Lloyd is homeschooling her son Taylor, but it wasn’t her first choice. Key points: Queensland Collective for Inclusive Education says a 2017 review didn’t go far enough Parents say teachers who have inclusive…

Grace Tame, Hannah Clarke’s family applaud Queensland bill to broaden domestic violence definition to include coercive control – ABC News

Grace Tame, Hannah Clarke’s family applaud Queensland bill to broaden domestic violence definition to include coercive control ABC News By state political reporter Rachel Riga Posted Friday 14 Oct 2022 at 5:41am, updated Fri 14 Oct 2022 at 3:07pm   Significant changes to domestic violence laws in Queensland will be introduced into state parliament today to pave the way…