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Australian and New Zealand Disability News Document List

Summary: Our library below features 44 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Australia and New Zealand category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Australia and New Zealand RSS feed.

Australia and New Zealand Publications

Early Childhood Intervention Australia (ECIA) - Working Together Agreement Package
The Working Together Agreement package has been developed for use by families, early childhood educators and early childhood intervention practitioners to promote a coordinated approach to early childhood inclusion.
Publish Date: 2017-02-14

Australia Launches Braille Banknotes
The new banknotes are the culmination of many years of research and trial and extensive consultation.
Publish Date: 2016-09-01 - Updated: 2020-05-03

Over a Million Australians Live in Unhealthy Housing Conditions
Research highlights link between poor living conditions and health, and estimates over one million Australians are living in sub-standard housing.
Publish Date: 2016-08-25 - Updated: 2020-05-05

Hands off the NDIS: Australian Cross Disability Alliance
Reports that Australian Federal Government is considering changes to funding and governance of NDIS have alarmed people with disability.
Publish Date: 2016-03-09 - Updated: 2021-09-08

National Cross Disability Alliance for Australians with Disabilities
Alliance representing people with disability to provide advice to Australian Government on improving social and economic participation, and breaking down barriers.
Publish Date: 2015-02-06 - Updated: 2021-09-08

Cancer Rates and Burden in Australia
Snapshot of cancer in Australia based on cancer data holdings and reports including statistics on incidence mortality survival and participation in national cancer screening programs.
Publish Date: 2011-12-08

Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme: Every Australian Counts
Every Australian Counts is the campaign for the introduction of a National Disability Insurance Scheme in Australia.
Publish Date: 2011-07-26 - Updated: 2022-02-05

Intellectual Disability Mental Illness is an Unmet Need
Calling for better recognition services and funding for people who have both an intellectual disability and mental illness.
Publish Date: 2011-06-01

Australian Disability Support Pension Recipients Who Are Denied Right to Travel Freely Internationally
Thousands of Australian Disability Support Pension recipients like to spend as much time as possible overseas.
Publish Date: 2011-02-09 - Updated: 2022-06-09

Malnutrition: A skeleton in the Australian Health Care Closest
Many elderly Australians are either admitted to hospital suffering malnutrition or become malnourished while in hospital.
Publish Date: 2011-02-08

NSW Seniors Card Discount Directories Out this Week
The 2011 Seniors Card Discount Directories will be sent to NSW Seniors Card holders from today.
Publish Date: 2011-01-19

Australian Aid Improving Lives of People with Disability
Release of report on AusAid work overseas to improve the lives of people with disability.
Publish Date: 2010-12-08

Australian Deaf Community Celebrates National Awareness Week
The NSW Minister for Disability Services encouraged people to learn more about the deaf community.
Publish Date: 2010-10-16 - Updated: 2015-04-19

Dance Troupe with Intellectual and Physical Disabilities Visit Disneyland
Dance group of children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities from Sydney will be performing at Disneyland in California this week.
Publish Date: 2010-10-07 - Updated: 2015-03-18

Australian Gillard Government Silent on Disabilities Report
Government remains silent as thousands of Australians with intellectual and developmental disabilities subject to serious abuses of human rights.
Publish Date: 2010-10-04

New Service Provider to Deliver Supported Living for People with Disability - ACT, Australia
Able Australia will provide community based support services for 20 people with disability in nine households across the ACT.
Publish Date: 2010-09-16

People with Disability Call for Self-determination and Individualized Funding
Policy and practice must recognize that it is society which creates significant barriers for people with disability.
Publish Date: 2010-08-30

Canon's Continued Support for People with Disability is Good Business
Canon Australia will honor seventy employees at New Horizons Enterprises Limited.
Publish Date: 2010-08-27

Murrays Bus Company Faces Discrimination Complaint - Australia Disability News
Public transport providers have a legal obligation to ensure all new vehicles comply with national Disability Standards.
Publish Date: 2010-08-18

Outstanding Australian Carers to be Recognized
Minister for Disability Services Peter Primrose more than 90 awards would be presented covering every community in the State.
Publish Date: 2010-08-16

Disability and Decision 2010 - The Coalition Need to Get it Right - Australia
Lack of awareness of how barriers to social activities can keep people with disability marginalized and excluded in our community.
Publish Date: 2010-08-09

Needs of Students with a Disability and Their Families Recognized
The Coalition have assured that nationally agreed definitions of disabilities will be secured before July 2011.
Publish Date: 2010-08-06

National Disability Insurance Scheme Must be at the Core of Any National Disability Strategy - Disability News Australia
National disability insurance scheme that provides long-term care and support to all Australians with a serious or profound disability.
Publish Date: 2010-07-30

New Disability Standards for New Buildings in Australia
Australian government wants all new homes to better accommodate senior citizens and people with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010-07-13

Response to Enabling Australia - Joint Statement
Migration Report offers opportunity for Gillard Government to change outmoded legislation.
Publish Date: 2010-07-07

2010 Disability Services Census - Australia
The Disability Services Census for 2010 will be sent to service providers on 1 July 2010 for completion by Friday 23 July 2010.
Publish Date: 2010-06-20

End Absurdity of Excluding People with Disability from Australia
Reviewing the treatment of disability as part of the migration regulations.
Publish Date: 2010-06-19

Heart and Stroke Deaths Peak in Winter
Rates of cardiovascular disease increase dramatically in Australian winters.
Publish Date: 2010-05-26

NSW Aging and Disability Services Commitment Continues
Outgoing Minister for aging and Disability Services Paul Lynch has welcomed the appointment of Peter Primrose to the portfolio.
Publish Date: 2010-05-21 - Updated: 2018-01-09

Launch of Children with Disability Australia
Launch of Children with Disability Australia representing Australian children and youths with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010-05-19

Height Adjustable Examination Beds in Doctors Surgeries for Disability Access
Doctors surgeries to have height adjustable examination beds for better access to medical care for people with a disability.
Publish Date: 2010-04-14

Disability Care Beds Concern - Disability News Australia
Plan to provide 300 new residential care beds for the severely disabled.
Publish Date: 2010-02-15 - Updated: 2010-05-19

Fraser Coast Housing for Persons with a Disability
Properties will increase amount of affordable accommodation for people with a disability in Bundaberg and Hervey Bay.
Publish Date: 2010-01-11

People with a Disability Gain Better Beach Access
The Safer Beach Access and Experience Program for People with Disabilities and Mobility Issues project.
Publish Date: 2009-12-08

Australia to Improve Media Access for Vision and Hearing Impaired
Access to television cinema and other electronic media for people with a hearing or vision impairment.
Publish Date: 2009-11-27

Australia Considers New Disability Approach
Productivity Commission will investigate new approaches for funding and delivering long-term disability care and support.
Publish Date: 2009-11-23 - Updated: 2010-05-01

Australia's First All Abilities Playground
Livvis Place at Timbrell Park is the initiative of the Touched by Olivia Foundation and the result of a unique partnership of three founding partners.
Publish Date: 2009-11-02 - Updated: 2010-07-05

Australian Hospital Infections Cost $1 billion in Lost Bed Days
Infections caught in hospital are costing the Australian healthcare system more than 850,000 lost bed days.
Publish Date: 2009-09-02 - Updated: 2010-08-02

World-first May Revolutionize Child Sponsorship
The program differs from other similar sponsorships by putting all donors in touch with a single symbolic child.
Publish Date: 2009-08-09

Australian Disability Report Strengthens Argument for Long Term Care Scheme
Carers devote their lives to supporting a disabled loved one investing all of their financial emotional and physical resources until there is nothing left..
Publish Date: 2009-08-07

National's Disability Policy One Big Empty Space
I am appalled at the resounding silence and lack of action from the National Government to the disability sector.
Publish Date: 2009-05-04

Australia Improving Lives of Landmine Survivors
Australia will provide $2.4 million for prosthetics and the rehabilitation of Iraqi landmine survivors and other victims of conflict.
Publish Date: 2009-04-04

Workplace Disability Management Program a First
Institution to offer a specialized training and professional certification program in workplace disability management.
Publish Date: 2009-03-17

Australian Community Site for Parents Raising Kids with Autism Spectrum
Raising Children Network will today launch the national website for parents of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Publish Date: 2009-02-24

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