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National Inquiry 'Willing to Work' into Employment Discrimination against older Australians and Australians with disability. More Information:  https://www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/disability-rights/publications/issues-paper-employment-discrimination-against-australians

Human Rights Examples for the Australian Curriculum: Secondary Year 7 – Year 10 Geography

Feminism and ableism: sexual violence against women with disability, interview by winteronthemoon on SoundCloud https://sambaranmedia.wordpress.com/2015/12/08/radiofeminism-feminism-and-ableism-sexual-violence-against-disabled-women-interview/

[Radio/feminism] Feminism and ableism: sexual violence against disabled women (interview)

Feminism and ableism: sexual violence against women with disability, interview by winteronthemoon on SoundCloud https://sambaranmedia.wordpress.com/2015/12/08/radiofeminism-feminism-and-ableism-sexual-violence-against-disabled-women-interview/

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Sam Bailey is set to become the first person with quadriplegia in the world, to be a helicopter pilot.  His aim it to land on school ovals and share his story with children all over Australia..and show them anything is possible.  More information: http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/3532803/nothing-is-impossible-as-sam-bailey-prepares-to-hit-the-skies/

Nothing is impossible as Sam Bailey prepares to hit the skies

Vote for a woman with disability whom you think has sparked social change for people with disability.

Vote for a woman with disability whom you think has sparked social change for people with disability.

Take the opportunity to nominate a woman with disability, whom you think has sparked social change for people with disability in the past month.

Take the opportunity to nominate a woman with disability, whom you think has sparked social change for people with disability in the past month.

The high rates of violence against women with disability is highlighted in a new survey.

Survey highlights violence against disabled women

Every Australian Counts is the campaign for the introduction of a National Disability Insurance Scheme. The NDIS will revolutionise the way people with a disability, their families and carers are supported in this country.

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Disability is Natural- a site supporting People First Language. the way you talk to anybody with or without disabilities impacts their self-concept.

Debunking the myths that keep women with disabilities out of work. Employers have much to gain by employing women with disabilities - government support and the NDIS are both working to make this an easier process, but business must open the door. More information: http://www.womensagenda.com.au/talking-about/top-stories/debunking-the-myths-that-keep-women-with-disabilities-out-of-work/201509226295#.VgIFkhx-9mM

Women with disabilities are half as likely to be in full time job than men with disabilities, and the reasons business won’t hire them are based on fear of things that don’t exist.

Secret Agent Society: Secret Agent Society: A revolutionary social skills program for 8-12 year olds with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. More Information: http://www.sst-institute.net/au/parents/computer-game-pack/

Secret Agent Society: Secret Agent Society: A revolutionary social skills program for 8-12 year olds with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders. More Information: http://www.sst-institute.net/au/parents/computer-game-pack/

Bendigo artists with a disability will be able to flex their creative flair after Scope launched a dedicated art studio. More Information: http://www.bendigoadvertiser.com.au/story/3272470/scope-for-art-studio/

Bendigo artists with a disability will exhibit their designs in a brand new space

The Royal Society for the Blind (RSB) and Canberra Blind Society, held an exhibition which showcased the latest adaptive technology for people with vision impairment.  More Information: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-07-26/latest-in-technology-to-help-vision-impaired-on-show-in-canberra/6648174

The latest technology designed to assist people who are blind or vision impaired is on display in Canberra, including a cane with built-in GPS.

The voice output system called Proloquo2Go enables students from Canberra’s Malkara Specialist School press words and images, which are then vocalised or read out by the iPad. More Information: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-07-23/malkara-specialist-school-in-canberra-win-national-award-for-aac/6639266

For many children an iPad is just a form of entertainment, but for students with disabilities at the Malkara Specialist School in Canberra the handheld device is enabling them to find their voice.

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