small boy with hearing aid

On Monday, the federal parliament agreed on a motion to support a royal commission into the abuse of disabled people. This is a good thing, but we still need a timeline, terms of reference and a whole lot more detail.

Mountaintop with terraced ancient city ruins

Machu Picchu, the mysteriously forgotten city hidden for centuries, built by the Incans as an architectural fortress and refuge, is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Poised high in Peru in the South American Andes, well known for its multitude of steps, relentless and challenging terrain, Machu Picchu is now within wheeling distance. 

wheelchair accessible walking track sign with mountain peak behind

Travellers with access needs are more likely to require specialist resources - to ascertain accessibility - before travelling. 

detail of older person holding hands in lap

Formally known as the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, the Aged Care Royal Commission began hearing evidence on Monday 11 February 2019. The standard of treatment of a number of patients at a nursing home in Adelaide SA alerted concerned family members and they, in turn, made the situation known to authorities.

shower commode

Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and other Allied Health practitioners work together with their expertise and knowledge of the equipment to provide the most suitable items for a person’s requirements.

pieces of a jigsaw puzzle

Fighting Chance is committed to creating a new future for disability by building sustainable social businesses to give people with a disability every opportunity to meet their potential. Fighting Chance does this within their two social enterprises, Avenue and Jigsaw.

A woman in a wheelchair and her companion looking and pointing at something

In Australia, inclusive tourism is a billion-dollar market. This year (2018) the estimated value of the overnight inclusive tourism market is a staggering $8 billion. People with disability travel at the same rate as everyone else, and yet the options available to them are still limited.

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Events such as conferences, festivals, award ceremonies and seminars are a big part of doing business today. As an organiser of these events, no matter how big or small, provision needs to be made to ensure accessibility and inclusion for all. We also discuss COVID-safe event planning.

Person sitting with back against wall with a black blanket over head

People with severe and persistent mental health issues will have improved access and support in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Morrison Government announced last month.

friends moving down a cobbled street. One person is a wheelchair user. All are smiling and talking.

In Australia, inclusive tourism is a billion-dollar market. This year (2018) the estimated value of the overnight inclusive tourism market is a staggering $8 billion. People with disability travel at the same rate as everyone else, and yet the options available to them are still limited.