Being the carer of a person with a disability carries a huge responsibility. What happens though, when you are no longer able to look after that person? This can be majorly concerning for you, especially when it relates to family members. The majority of individuals with a disability can make active decisions about their future, however, there are some people who are unable to participate directly within that process.

In Australia, cricket and summer go hand-in-hand. Its’ popularity evident in the number of series and tournaments that occur during the summer season, from Boxing Day Tests, through to the Big Bash League. It is no wonder that cricket is Australia’s number one participation sport.  

At the recent Golden Globes, during her acceptance speech, Meryl Streep, in an unnamed accusation, highlighted the incident where Donald Trump, the US President-elect, mocked a reporter with a disability.

New report launched on the importance of disability advocacy #standbyme

Hi! My name is Gai Newman, I’m enjoying my Community Engagement role at IDEAS. I cover the Mid North and North Coast of NSW, based in Coffs Harbour, a beautiful part of the world.

IDEAS EO Diana Palmer, IDEAS staff and Board Members Andrew Boker and Karen Peacock travelled from across New South Wales to join the convergence into central Sydney.

A disability in Australia is usually taken to mean anything that affects up to 20% of usual human activity including understanding, seeing, hearing, getting around and communicating.

Did you know IDEAS can assist you to find information when you are planning your travel?