Fresh cauliflower and pieces on a hessian mat

Cauliflower to look at is quite bland and uninteresting, pale and chunky, a vegetable wrapped in green leaves. At the moment whole cauliflowers can be bought for approximately $3.00 depending upon where you shop. However, it can be an amazing accompaniment to so many meals, or even on its own with a tasty sauce and crusty bread. 

Retro image of a tv screen with striped colours and sound coming out

More reasons to tune in to the TV with both SBS and the ABC rolling out audio description services. Advocates have fought long and hard to bring access and inclusion for people who are blind or have low vision to broadcast television for decades. 

Elderly woman holding onto a grab rail

For safety, comfort or adaptive living, there are many reasons why people want to make changes to their home. Often the uncertainty of how to or whether they’re allowed to make these changes stops them from progressing forward. This article will help to explain the different steps to take when home modifications are being considered. 

Children, one with disability, in a circle looking down at the camera.

We know it seems like we only just sent our kids back to school, and the holidays are here AGAIN. Our IDEAS team have contributed to help get you through, from what we do with our own youngsters, to online opportunities, we pull together some new boredom busters for Winter 2020.

4 people with ideas shirts on smiling

Our Community Engagement Leader Angela Van Dan Berg takes a closer look at the role of Local Area Coordinators (LAC) as changes are about to take place in NSW.

An Image of a toddler girl with disability alongside her therapist, on a electronic device

Remote learning, learning from home, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) learning during COVID-19. How much screen time is too much, and how can we, as parents and caregivers, support children weighing the benefits of screen time with the pitfalls?

Baby with arms behind their head, sleeoing. They have Down Syndrome. Words say the NDIS gets more flexible.

The NDIS has made some changes to the rules about how people can spend their budgets. The aim is to make it easier for people to meet their goals.

detail of older woman's hands knitting. she is wearing a purple jacket.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is marked each year on June 15. This year, many events have had to be cancelled to protect older people who are at greater risk of catching COVID-19. There are still ways to participate and promote awareness though.

symbols for job searching and resume writing

If you are unemployed and receiving a payment from Centrelink, there are things you need to do to keep getting your payments and to improve your chances of finding work. Many Australians now receiving unemployment benefits have never had to meet mutual obligations before, so may not be aware of the process.

Indigenous dot painting called Respectful Listening by Wiradjuri Elder Paul Calcott

We know 1 in 5 Australians has a disability, roughly 20% of all Australians, but when we focus on First Nations people with disability… it’s more like 1 in 2, with 45% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a disability or long-term health condition according to the First Peoples Disability Network.