COVID Conversations: Free webinars for Queenslanders with disability and their supporters – QDN

COVID Conversations: Free webinars for Queenslanders with disability and their supporters – Queenslanders with a Disability Network COVID-19 has meant lots of changes and it’s important that everyone can get the information they need about what we can do to be prepared, slow the spread of COVID-19 and get essential services and support. Queenslanders with…

‘Urgent action’ needed over high proportion of Indigenous women in prison – ABC news

‘Urgent action’ needed over high proportion of Indigenous women in prison, report says By Philippa McDonald Posted, updated 31 March 2020 Link to article The number of Indigenous women in custody has been called “one of the most challenging human rights issues facing Australia”. Key points: Research shows a “disturbing over-representation” of Indigenous prisoners Poverty, family violence, abuse and trauma…

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…