Doing justice to disability: the upside of TEDx’s Stella bungle

We’ve made real progress in embracing disability as part of everyday life in Australia. But there’s a fair way to go, as the TEDx Sydney missed opportunity showed last week. With much fanfare, TEDx launched #stellaschallenge, to kickstart conversations and transform disability through campaigns and media.It was – potentially – a great idea, one that… Read More Doing justice to disability: the upside of TEDx’s Stella bungle

Employment strategy for people with disabilities in weeks

The Government is to publish a comprehensive employment strategy for people with a disability within weeks. The Cabinet subcommittee on social policy met on Monday and discussed a range of new measures in the sector. Minister for Children James Reilly gave a presentation on the possibility of extending the support of special-needs assistants to preschool… Read More Employment strategy for people with disabilities in weeks