Masks, RATs and clean air – how people with disability can protect themselves from COVID – The Conversation

Masks, RATs and clean air – how people with disability can protect themselves from COVID The Conversation (online newspaper) Written By: Anne Kavanagh and Helen Dickinson Published: February 24, 2022 6.13am AEDT Excerpt: People with disability bear a disproportionate burden of COVID infections, serious disease and death. Every time a support worker enters their home, people with disability risk…

Report on Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence across Australia – WWDA & NATSIWA

Report on Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence across Australia – WWDA and NATSIWA   The Australian Women Against Violence Alliance’s much-awaited Report on Young Women and Non-Binary People’s Experiences of Gender-Based Violence across Australia was launched at 1pm today (17.2.2022) at an online event run in collaboration with Women With Disabilities Australia…

Families in crisis after NDIS funding cuts to participants with autism and intellectual disabilities – ABC News

Families in crisis after NDIS funding cuts to participants with autism and intellectual disabilities – ABC News By state political reporter Bridget Rollason Posted Fri 11 Feb 2022 at 5:13am, updated Fri 11 Feb 2022 at 8:29am   When Karen McKenzie received an unexpected letter from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) in August, she had to read it…

Women make up half the disability population but just over a third of NDIS recipients – published by The Conversation

Women make up half the disability population but just over a third of NDIS recipients Published by The Conversation. February 2, 2022 6.13am AEDT Authors Sophie Yates Research Fellow, UNSW Eleanor Malbon Research Fellow, UNSW Gemma Carey Associate Professor, UNSW Jen Hargrave The University of Melbourne Extract… Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides individualised funding…

Morrison Government accused of ignoring people with disability in Omicron wave – ABC – RN Breakfast

Morrison Government accused of ignoring people with disability in Omicron wave On RN Breakfast with Patricia Karvelas To listen to the story, click on link below… Download Morrison Government accused of ignoring people with disability in Omicron wave (7.49 MB) Download 7.49 MB A peak disability body warns some people are being forced to ration how…