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If it weren't for the Disability Pension, I wouldn't be in full time work

Posted 26 12 2014

If it weren't for the Disability Pension, I wouldn't be in full time work

Scott Morrison needs to realise the Disability Support Pension actually saves money and lives ...more

Practicing pride in the face of exclusion

Posted 15 04 2014

Despite relentless talk of 'inclusion', many people with disabilities repeatedly find ourselves all dressed up with nowhere to go, writes Stella Young. In disability circles we hear a lot about inclusion. An organisation that employs people with disabilities among its staff is considered an 'inclusive' workplace. We refer to a school ...more

December 3rd is International Day of People with a Disability

Posted 02 12 2013

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to promote an understanding of people with disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being. ...more

Sound minds, double standards and the right to vote

Posted 20 09 2013

ABC Ramp Up Disability Discussion article ...more

Human Rights Commission defends Graeme Innes's petition for Myer to introduce disabled worker quota

Posted 02 07 2013

Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs is standing by an online petition calling for retail giant Myer to introduce a 10 per cent disabled worker quota. Graeme Innes, Human Rights Commissioner, had launched the petition in response to comments made by Myer chief Bernie Brookes in May. Mr Brookes had ...more

ABC Opinion: Myer just need to get on with the job

Posted 01 07 2013

The latest development in the Myer and disability employment saga has Craig Wallace wondering why the retail icon's management insists on making itself the issue rather than getting on with rebuilding trust in the brand. ...more

Passive to Active: Articles on the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Posted 22 05 2013

Until now, Australians with disability have seemingly been cast in the role of passive welfare recipients, with little control over whatever support was available. With the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Ya'el Frisch hopes this role shifts to activ ...more

Time for targets in employment - Graeme Innes

Posted 20 05 2013

We need to talk about targets. The T word. ...more

Every Australian Counts

Posted 01 05 2013

156,332 members and counting....Read about the Every Australian Counts Campaign. ...more

RailCorp should comply with disability discrimination law

Posted 16 08 2012

'All I'm asking is for RailCorp to tell me where I am' - Graeme Innes ...more