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  • Good habits for good environment

    Lisa Novoradovskaya     |      December 7, 2017

    Environmental damage will considerably impact generations to come. Lisa Novoradovskaya, PhD student at Curtin University, WA, explains how changing behaviours by promoting proper habits could improve our health and environment.

  • Questioning the NDIS

    Diana Palmer     |      December 6, 2017

    The NDIS will only support around 400,000 people with disability, yet there are 3.96 million people with disability in Australia. Diana Palmer from IDEAS questions what will happen to those remaining – especially when they no longer have access to information about the services they need?

  • Your chance to support AccessAbility Day

    Nicholas Mallory     |      December 5, 2017

    Australian businesses can explore the benefits of employing more people with disabilities on an AccessAbility Day from December 4th to 8th.

  • Climate & energy – appeasement does not work

    Ian Dunlop     |      December 4, 2017

    Until climate drives energy policy, there will never be the certainty for investment, reliability, security and affordability. Ian Dunlop, former chair of the Australian Coal Association, discusses the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) and the profound implications of repeating the past.

  • International Day of People with Disability

    Jamie-Lee Dwyer     |      December 3, 2017

    Today is International Day of People with Disability. Open Forum asked young writer Jamie-Lee Dwyer to comment on this year’s theme of ‘transformation towards a sustainable and resilient society for all’.