Disability Groups Renew Call for Abuse Royal Commission | PBA
Disability groups have renewed their call for a royal commission into violence against people with disability after the office of the NSW Ombudsman confirmed it had begun an inquiry into the operations of not-for-profit organisation Lifestyle Solutions.
Man Centrelink told to 'get a job' after he lost his arm
Doug Stubbs, from Brisbane, lost his arm and lower leg in an accident - but Centrelink has denied him the disability support pension because they believe he is still able to work.
United blindness sector eyeballs parliamentarians on NDIS - Vision 2020 Australia
Vision 2020 Australia and member organisations have come together to provide a united voice to ensure the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is fair, equitable and meets the needs of people who are blind or who have functional vision loss.
Disability workforce won't keep up with demand, report warns
Parts of Australia's biggest cities could struggle to attract enough disability workers for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, a new report warns.
Needless deaths of people with intellectual disability must be addressed
It is simply unacceptable that people with intellectual disability in our community are dying from preventable causes at over twice the rate as other Australians, write acting NSW Ombudsman Professor John McMillan and Deputy Ombudsman Steve Kinmond.