Incontinence should not stop anyone from enjoying swimming. In response to this need, Little Toggs, an Australian swimwear company have created a specialist costume for people with disability. It allows anyone to go into the pool.

Traveling is a great way for everyone to create memories and grow as a person. Disability should be no barrier. These online resources including travel bloggers, dedicated Facebook groups and travel guides give great insights into accessible holiday destinations, but also inspire you to go beyond your comfort zone. 

The #Stand By Me campaign for continued funding for advocacy, Information and representation for people with disability living in NSW has gained momentum in the lead up to the end of 2017. With over 20,000 signatures on the online petition.

Running from 6-28 January 2018, across 134 events in 51 venues, there are plenty of options for all Sydneysiders and Sydney visitors to enjoy during the Sydney Festival.

Access All Areas Film Festival (AAAFF), traditionally a New South Wales based festival, will screen for an anticipated 35,000 people in community venues, schools and large businesses across Tasmania, Victoria, Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland and Northern Territory throughout the summer of 2017/18.

3rd December marks International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) and marks the 25th anniversary of the Day, which aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of people with disability.

The Australian Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin recently joined the IDEAS Annual General Meeting as a guest speaker. He gave some invaluable insights into how disability discrimination legislation has changed since its inception 25 years ago.

IDEAS, the expert independent information providers, among many important advocacy organisations, are being axed by the NSW state government in June 2018. 

The DIYModify app is an excellent information resource for people wanting to modify their existing homes for increased mobility and accessibility, in and around, their homes.

Running from 26th May to 17th June, Sydney’s Vivid Festival is the largest of its kind in Australia. And we are pleased to see the continued investment by the Festival organisers into making the event more accessible year on year. 
This year’s festival has even more sensory friendly events, audio described and Auslan interpreted events and wheelchair accessible areas than ever before, to make the festival an event that everyone can enjoy. 
The event is split into three areas: Vivid Light, Vivid Music and Vivid Ideas.