The government has finally agreed to bring into force long-awaited laws that will impose a duty on landlords to allow disabled tenants to make access improvements to the hallways, staircases and entrances of residential properties.
Social housing tenants who were judged to have a ‘spare’ bedroom had their housing benefits payments cut. This has been challenged for some cases.
A discussion paper has been released by the Australian Human Rights Commission stating the areas of focus by the Commissioner for the NDIS.
Disabled people are twice as likely to live in slum, run down housing than the rest of the population affecting general health, mental health and quality of life.
Six keys things to consider when faced with the responsibility of finding the right nursing home for a parent with dementia.
The prospect of a massive increase in public affordable housing for the disabled in Queensland has been destroyed by the Queensland Government by abandoning a major project.
Read a detailed account of a lengthy, stressful and frustrating search for disability friendly, accessible housing.
An accessible home is a home like any other, and requires attention to style, design, comfort and function like all houses.
Parents of disabled people in group homes say they are concerned a culture of covering up serious incidents and avoiding police scrutiny pervades the sector.
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