Category Archives: society

Dying to Talk.

Professor Roger Stancliffe from the University’s Centre for Disability Research and Policy is leading a new research program, the Dying to Talk project which aims to develop a research-based toolkit to support staff and caregivers to deliver individual information to … Continue reading

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I’m Day’d Out!

Everyday I receive a few notifications about “the day of” or “international week of” which I now find that I treat as white noise. It makes me wonder why as a society that we have to yell loudly from the … Continue reading

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NDIS, Advocacy and the Rest of Us.

It’s interesting to read today that advocacy groups are concerned that once governments hand over disability to the NDIS, there won’t be any money to fund advocacy. As reported today, there are over 4 million Australians with a disability, yet … Continue reading

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Whitelion Bail Out Fundraiser.

Whitelion helps young people find the courage to seek a better future and aims to break the cycle of substance abuse, criminal activity and incarceration by providing young people at risk with opportunities to make links and build relationships with … Continue reading

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Critical Disability Studies Forum.

If you have an interest in the future of disability, then this forum my be of interest to you. https://www.tasa.org.au/events/symposium-disability-support/

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Therapy Videos and Discussion

For anyone with an interest in the counselling and therapy debate, Psychotherapy Networker has as good videos for you to watch. Follow the link; https://www.youtube.com/user/PsychNetworker/videos

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Australian Cross Disability Alliance.

The decision fund the alliance is a timely one and is one that steps back from the workfare policies initiated by the Howard government and perpetuated by Rudd and Gillard. Under the previous governments, adherence to competitive funding has reduced … Continue reading

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