17. June 2019
As a proud Australian and lover of sports, I was thrilled to cheer two of our athletes to their maiden French Open titles recently – Women’s Singles Champion, Ashleigh Barty and Men’s Wheelchair Quad Singles & Doubles Champion, Dylan Alcott OAM.

03. June 2019
FACT: Suicide is the biggest killer of young Australians, accounting for the deaths of more young people than car accidents. FACT: One in four young Australians currently has a mental health condition. FACT: Half of all lifetime cases of mental health disorders start by age 14 years.

20. May 2019
One of the biggest issues people with disabilities face is accessibility. Currently, there is no overarching regulator or code of practice to ensure accessibility is enacted; rather, it is down to individuals and/or organisations to do the ‘right thing’ – and unfortunately, when not consulted, the ‘right thing’ can often lead to access Russian roulette.

28. March 2019
A chance Facebook encounter has led City of Busselton Councillor Ross Paine becoming a better human after he attended a 2 Wise Monkeys Access in Practice workshop in Busselton recently. Ross saw a Facebook post advertising the workshop and thought it would be something he would be interested in. As an active cyclist, Ross has a passion for ensuring safe access infrastructure is available for everyone. “Obviously I’m on the council so I have a vested interest in community infrastructure, but...

25. April 2018
I had the honor of addressing the attendees of the ANZAC day service at the Capel RSL on the subject 'What does ANZAC Day mean to me?' This was an interesting speech to create and it ended up completely different to how I originally imagined but this is what I said: What does ANZAC day mean to me? When Duncan, the president of the Capel RSL asked if I could talk today I thought it would be easy. I am a young veteran, I deployed to East Timor with 2RAR in 2006 and served until a series of...

09. June 2017
So what happens when a quad wins a prize to watch a game from an inaccessible spot?

22. May 2017
What is it like being at the biggest music festival in Bunbury whilst in a wheelchair?

19. May 2017
What happens when a Quad catches the bus?