MENUHomeNewsTopics A - Z
Accessibility|Contact|Privacy|Terms|Cookies

Launch of Children with Disability Australia


  • Published: 2010-05-19 : Author: Disability News Australia
  • Synopsis: Launch of Children with Disability Australia representing Australian children and youths with disabilities.

The Coalition's spokesman on Disabilities, Senator Mitch Fifield has applauded the launch of Children with Disability Australia, the new national peak body representing children and young people with disabilities.

Attending today's launch in Melbourne, Senator Fifield said the peak body will be an advocate for better services, helping inform governments and the community of the needs of children with disabilities and their families.

"Children with Disability Australia will help achieve better outcomes for children with disabilities and their families by raising awareness of the challenges they face and advocating their rights," Senator Fifield said.

"It will promote and advance their rights and highlight where services can be improved.

"Families will also be able to learn of entitlements and services available to them through Children with Disability Australia.

"By being there to inform families of what's available and where, and to ensure that their needs are being voiced to governments and the community, the peak body will be welcomed by children with disabilities and their families who face many challenges on a daily basis."

Submit disability news, coming events, as well as assistive technology product news and reviews.


Loan Information for low income singles, families, seniors and disabled. Includes home, vehicle and personal loans.


Famous People with Disabilities - Well known people with disabilities and conditions who contributed to society.


List of awareness ribbon colors and their meaning. Also see our calendar of awareness dates.


Blood Pressure Chart - What should your blood pressure be, and information on blood group types/compatibility.






Disclaimer: This site does not employ and is not overseen by medical professionals. Content on Disabled World is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. See our Terms of Service for more information.

Reporting Errors: Disabled World is an independent website, your assistance in reporting outdated or inaccurate information is appreciated. If you find an error please let us know.

© 2004 - 2018 Disabled World™