15. October 2019
It was Bob Dylan who so eloquently said fifty-something years ago, ‘The times, they are a-changin’. History shows us societal change occurs during moments of revolution; when people stand up for what they believe in and challenge what’s always been accepted. Society today is going through remarkable change. Communities no longer tolerate what was considered ‘normal’ behaviours of the past – think the #MeToo movement, racial issues or marriage equality. ‘Allies’ are standing up...
01. October 2019
I’m just going to come right out and say it: there’s a real fear of disability in society.

17. September 2019
PTSD is a disorder that effects an individual’s mental health, and is characterised by failure to recover after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.
05. September 2019
For those unaware, the Australian Government announced earlier this year there would be a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. This is better known as the ‘Disability Royal Commission’

20. August 2019
Accessible Tourism has the potential of unlocking 17% more customers, which is a handy profit margin increase. Let’s look at those numbers a little more closely...
06. August 2019
What is Accessible Tourism & Events? Well, essentially it’s an event, service or experience that is accessible to those with mobility, cognitive and intellectual impairments.

01. July 2019
Today, I want to share a story with you. I share it not for you to feel bad or demand apologies, but to educate and help raise awareness because, unfortunately, the following is an all too common occurrence for people living with a disability. It starts with a family holiday. My wife, son and I were heading overseas for our first holiday in what felt like forever. Having recently started my own business, 30 Foot Drop, life had been hectic to say the least and I’d spend far more time away from...
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.

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