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Stuart Robert to appeal NDIS funding for MS sufferer

Stuart Robert's move to appeal an MS sufferer's NDIS funding reflects his own personal prejudice ...  
A desperate plea to save the life of Kayban Jamshaad

The Australian immigration department has denied a visa to an infant in desperate need of medical ...  
The NDIS, Disability Royal Commission and Morrison's crocodile tears

The Disability RC announcement was an afterthought designed to offset the negative reception for ...  
The National Disability Insurance Scheme needs a closer look

With the election looming, now is a good time to examine how the NDIS is being managed by the ...  
Aged care done dirt cheap

Aged care is shockingly letting out Australia's elderly, writes psychologist Lyn Bender.  
Discrimination within Australia's migration policy

Australia's migration policy is flawed by examples of discrimination against people with a disa ...  
Disabilities in prison: A horror story in our backyard

Notes for a talk presented to the Citizen Advocacy Trust of Australia fundraiser at the Supreme ...  
Inequity, autism spectrum disorder and the cost of NDIS cuts

We have two options, says Jane Salmon. Raise the Medicare levy for NDIS and support autism or ...  
Wheelchairs for Kids: Spreading a message of hope

The thousands of wheelchairs produced to aid children across the world are a sign of hope despite ...  
DUNCAN STORRAR: The insidious consequences of disability pension cuts

Duncan Storrar explains the cruel cycle of poverty and devastation being inflicted on the mentally ...  
Why don't politicians respond to emails and engage with the public?

Why are so many politicians tardy and negligent in responding to their constituents' concerns?  
Hanson's autism remarks miss the point of NDIS, Gonski and so much more

Hanson is ill-informed and divisive. However, parents of children with disabilities owe her thanks ...  
IA #1 top story of 2016: A letter from Duncan Storrar

Vilified by News Corp after speaking out on ABC Q&A, Duncan Storrar's heartfelt letter was IA's ...  
IA #6 top story of 2016: The cruel pension eligibility tricks facing Australia's disabled

This May 2016 story on the Government's cruel changes to the disability pension had a lot of ...  
The cruel pension eligibility tricks facing Australia's disabled

According to the Turnbull Government, if you are 'able to get out of bed in the morning ... you ...  
A letter from Duncan Storrar

Duncan Storrar, the man who dared ask a question on Q&A and was vilified by News Corp as a res ...  
Mick Fanning punches the shark as Australia crunches England

A great weekend of sport has been overshadowed by Australian surfing star Mick Fannings's terri ...  
RIP Brock Turner: The power of social media

Brock Turner typified what can be great about Twitter, writes Noely Neate: that just because you ...  

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