It’s time to make communication systems like the one Stephen Hawking used available for all who need it, so that they too can have their chance to shine.
Tributes have been paid to Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned physicist and “disability icon” who was seen by many disabled people as a hugely-important role model, who died this week.
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.
A coach company is ignoring access laws by refusing to allow wheelchair-users to travel on its services on the same day they buy tickets, while exposing its drivers to possible criminal charges.
The Treasury and work and pensions select committees are holding a joint inquiry following political and media criticism of how the car scheme for disabled people is run.
The government has failed to set up a single committee involving experts from outside the two departments examining the future of working-age social care, nearly four months after the programme of work was announced.