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…

The disability royal commission heard shocking evidence of abuse in public spaces this week. These were just some of the stories – ABC News

The disability royal commission heard shocking evidence of abuse in public spaces this week. These were just some of the stories   ABC News  Posted by national disability affairs reporter Elizabeth Wright, and Specialist Reporting Team’s Penny Timms and Evan Young. Posted Saturday 15 Oct 2022 at 7:46am, updated Sat 15 Oct 2022 at 10:29pm   Sexual assaults on public transport. Physical…

Abuse of people with disability in public places at the centre of this week’s DRC hearing — a topic many Australians know all too well – ABC News

Abuse of people with disability in public places at the centre of this week’s DRC hearing — a topic many Australians know all too well ABC News, Posted 10.10.2022 By national disability affairs reporter Elizabeth Wright   Last week I was standing on the corner of a crowded intersection waiting to cross the road. The type…