The 3rd of December is the International Day of People with Disability. This year's Patron of the day, John Walsh AM, says the NDIS can support greater independence for people of all abilities while returning an economic benefit to Australia.
A Senate report has recommended a Royal Commission into Violence against People with Disability. Craig Wallace says the abuse being perpetrated on some of the most vulnerable people imaginable, often by those institutions meant to care for them, needs to stop.
The NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) is an opportunity for people with Autism to speak out and secure the support they need to live their life and to attain their goals. Nancy Sadka explains how funding under the NDIS is shaped with a person-centered plan.
The Heart Foundation is running its yearly Big Heart Appeal. The National CEO of the Heart Foundation Mary Barry says investing in cardiovascular research is one of the best ways to fight heart disease.