28. July 2020
What we’re seeing out of Victoria – and indeed the rest of the world – is that there can be no room for complacency when it comes to a global pandemic.
14. July 2020
Having resilience does not eliminate stress or erase life’s difficulties. People who possess resilience don’t see life through rose-coloured glasses. They still experience every emotion from pain and anger to grief and disappointment, but their mental outlook allows them to work through these types of feelings.

30. June 2020
Australia’s immigration system is unjust and discriminates against disabled people, frequently excluding them from living here permanently. Did you know the Immigration system is exempt from the Disability Discrimination Act? What can we do to change this?
16. June 2020
How will our world change after the pandemic? Will we go back to normal and try to forget all of this ever happened? Will we just change a few habits and procedures, or will we go further and make big changes we once thought impossible, but now seem both practicable and sensible?

02. June 2020
Finding meaningful work can be difficult for anyone, but for people with any type of impairment it is much, much harder. Employing people with an impairment should make a lot of sense to business, however, this requires overcoming a fear of the unknown and looking at abilities rather than disabilities. 30 Foot Drop can help with overcoming that fear.
19. May 2020
“The nature and speed of rolling out the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the time frames was highly ambitious. While many people with disability have reported excellent experiences, others have expressed frustrations with wait times and complexity of processes.” A brief excerpt from the 2019 Review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act, which has just been released.

05. May 2020
Ben got up nice and early to have a chat with Barry Nicholls on ABC Radio about disabilities, employment and how the workplace changes due to COVID-19 have shown businesses can be flexible, and we should keep being like that.
21. April 2020
S.T.O.P - Stop, Think, Observe, Plan It’s an acronym which I believe everyone should consider adopting to help get through the difficult months ahead.

07. April 2020
Many businesses could increase their potential customer base by up to 10% by becoming more inclusive and user friendly for everyone, including those affected by disability. It is not difficult to start taking steps to become more inclusive no matter what size business or industry sector.
25. March 2020
Using different types of participants with different kinds of knowledge - disability, access and inclusion experience, professional and specialist expertise - in the design process will make a successful inclusive community. It is about designing with people, not merely for people.

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