DPOs have raised “deep concerns” about the way the Citizens’ Assembly on Social Care has been organised, and its failure to ensure that disabled people and their user-led organisations will have the chance to influence its conclusions.
More than half of disabled people who have tried to buy tickets for live music events have had to call premium-rate phone numbers to arrange access, according to a new survey.
A carpool karaoke lip sync video in support of World Down Syndrome Day features 50 mums and their children singing along to Christina Perri's multi-platinum selling track, "A Thousand Years".
Melbourne Independent Living Exhibition - Come and see the latest equipment and services for the disability sector and hear from more than 40 international and local industry experts on key topics at the ATSA Independent Living Expo. Two days, from Wednesday 16 May to Thursday 17 May, in one great location, at the Melbourne Showgrounds.
Perth Independent Living Exhibition - Come and see the latest equipment and services for the disability sector and hear from international and local industry experts on key topics at the ATSA Independent Living Expo. Taking place for the very first time in one great location, at the Claremont Showground, the expo will run over two days, from 30 May to Thursday 31 May.
An award-winning disabled poet, performer and stand-up is hoping that her new show – based on more than 80 interviews with disabled and working-class people and benefit claimants – will provide an antidote to reality TV “rubbish” like Benefits Street.
Disabled campaigners have raised concerns that a major conference on “end of life choice” – being organised by the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) – appears to be tilted in favour of speakers who want to legalise assisted suicide.
Conference regarding care, housing and support for younger people with severe disabilities 14-15 June in Melbourne
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