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  1. DLI members in the news – May 2024

    Lisa Cox – How we can use the power of visibility to stamp out disability stereotypes

    Dwayne Fernandes – Podcasts released to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day

    Tricia Malowney – In Practice: Further calls for feedback on Scope of Practice review

    Gemma Smart – Congratulations to our new equity officers!

    Anna Boucher – The federal budget shows Australia’s net migration intake will fall sharply — but some say it’s outside the government’s control

    Claudia Forsberg – What would happen if Australia were to ban social media altogether?

    Belle Owen – Disability sector and new SA Mums become allys over inaccessibility

    Amanda Lawrie Jones – After hitting her car, Brenton Brown left Carol-Anne for dead – twice

    Amanda Lawrie Jones – Brenton Brown pleads guilty to crashing into Carol-Anne Jones, leaving her trapped as he ran away

    Ryan Smith – Relive the highlights of the 2024 Design Inn Symposium

    Lisa Cox – Bus Stop Films unveils initial program for November summit

    Tricia Malowney – In Practice: Medicare compliance for disability assessments

    Christina Ryan – Disability inclusion is a financial issue too

    Karen Hedley – Clear direction for local social enterprise

     

  2. DLI Members in the news – April 2024

    Shane Hryhorec – How finding accessible accommodation in Australia just became much easier

    Claudia Forsberg – Psychiatrists urge the government to address critical mental health workforce shortage

    Shane Hryhorec – Disability advocates call for better venue accessibility as Pavely app co-creator hopes for expanded rollout

    Reece Gains – Push for bus services for Wyndham estates

    Shane Hryhorec – Government grant not enough to save Port Adelaide nightclub

    Shane Hryhorec – Popular inclusive bar in Port Adelaide to close its doors (for now)

    Lisa Cox – ‘Far more challenging than a wheelchair and my prosthetic leg’: Lisa Cox shares struggles with ‘invisible’ disability

    Claudia Forsberg – Study of teachers leaving the classroom offers hope for schools struggling with shortage

    Belle Owen – Consultation opens to improve SA event accessibility

    Gemma Smart – Universities Accord recommends changes for part-time students

  3. DLI members in the news – March 2024

    Yenn Purkis – TEDx Canberra, Autigender and allyship

    Shane Hryhorec – Disability advocate Shane Hryhorec says he was ‘patronised’ and ‘humiliated’ on Virgin Australia flight

    Frances Kupke Smith – Organisers accused of falsely promoting Bill Shorten’s attendance at NDIS conference

    Dan Stubbs, Colleen Furlanetto – Disability Commissioner visits Shepparton

    Debbie Heron, Disability Leadership Institute – Forging a new trajectory: leader Debbie Heron joins Life Without Barriers as co-CEO intern

    Shane Hryhorec – Council wins inclusivity award but shuts accessible toilet

    Muthu Didi – Outrage over insensitivity in ‘Ihusaas’: a hopeful step towards acceptance and inclusivity?

    Shane Hryhorec – Uphill challenge as beach users with disabilities call on governments for equal access to Australia’s coast

    Shane Hryhorec – Uphill challenge as beach users with disabilities call on governments for equal access to Australia’s coast

    Akii Ngo, Ruth Bonser, Haidi Badawi – Leading Change: Disabled Women, Gender Diverse Reflect on IWD 2024

    Shane Hryhorec – One in five Aussies miss out on beach fun due to accessibility issues

    Emma Bennison – “Stressful and humiliating”: Blind disability charity executive abandoned at airport

    Kat Reed – ACT Budget – disability groups call for whole of Government disability response and boost to struggling disability advocacy services

    Simon Darcy – Is the travel industry ageist

    Haidi Badawi – Empowering Disabled Women on International Women’s Day

    Belle Owen – The one major reform needed to improve Access Taxis

    Carly Findlay, Christina Ryan, DLI – It Is Still Legal To Pay Disabled People Below Minimum Wage

     

    Lisa Cox – Ignite Change through Connection: A night of inspiration and action

    Shane Hryhorec – Aussie beaches missing one ‘simple’ thing causing thousands to miss out

    Yenn Purkis – In Our Words, exploring the intersections of identity

    Disability Leadership Institute – How culture, confidence and capital bar the way to more women-led businesses

  4. DLI members in the news – December 2023/January 2024

    Melissa Hale – Melissa Hale is changing the game for deaf women in cricket

    Lisa Stafford – Disabled Travellers Face Discrimination: Seeking Change and Redress

    Shane Hryhorec – Glenelg’s accessibility beach mats open 24/7 across the next two weeks

    Lisa Stafford – Travellers with disability often face discrimination. What should change and how to complain.

    Lisa Cox – Representation shouldn’t be rocket science (paywalled)

    Shane Hryhorec – Beaches that roll out welcome mat for the less mobile

    Caroline Bowditch – Alter State igniting hope through Disability Leadership

    Shane Hryhorec – Disability advocates call for government investment to improve Australian beach accessibility

    Lisa Cox – Diversity in advertising and the high fashion glass ceiling 

    Shane Hryhorec – First-ever all-inclusive & accessible membership-based gym opens in SA

    Shane Hryhorec – Australia’s first inclusive gym opens in Port Adelaide

     

    December 2023

    Megan Spindler Smith – CEO internship, a first of its kind learning experience for all

    Kate Taylor – Speed dating with an inclusive twist

    Gemma Smart – CAPA board passes motion removing SUPRA voting rights

    Frances Kupke- Smith – Beyond barriers: Advocate sheds light on the challenges at disability expo

    Christina Ryan – The Drum

    Akii Ngo – Birthday party part of the search for inclusivity

     

    Jane Britt – Things I wish I’d known before an emergency — Notes on the Brisbane floods from someone who’s deafblind

    Disability Leadership Institute – Disabled voices leading the national conversation

    Tricia Malowney – Kinetic invests in enhanced accessibility in Melbourne

    Carol Taylor – The rise of adaptive fashion

    Disability Leadership Institute, Christina Ryan – People with disability recognised for making an impact

    Disability Leadership Institute – ABC features stories for, by and about Australians living with disability

  5. DLI Members in the news – October 2023

    Cathy Easte – Griffith launches the Deaf Space to support increasing community of deaf students

     

    Claire Pullen – Australian Writers Guild says no thanks to AI

    Claire Pullen – Good writing is human writing

    El Gibbs – To stop the abuse of disabled people, we know what needs to change (paywalled)

    Lisa Cox – Queenagers stand up and be counted

    El Gibbs – This Week – Disability Royal Commission

    Claire Pullen – Australian Writers Guild outlines position on AI

    Christina Ryan – Disability Royal Commission report handed down

    Christina Ryan – The Disability Royal Commission is about to report

  6. DLI members in the news – September 2023

    El Gibbs – Will history repeat itself

    Lisa Cox, Emma Olivier – A Call for Inclusion: Aussie Women with Disabilities Speak Up for Better Media Representation

    Lisa Cox – New campaign to lift disability representation in advertising

    Lisa Cox – Juttima isn’t a typical fitness influencer. She’s making people with disability more visible

    Shane Hryhorec – Port Adelaide nightclub is sinfully good

    El Gibbs – Micheline Lee quarterly essay review (paywalled)

    Lisa Cox – Mavens launches volume 2 of magazine alongside panel event

    Ryan Smith – All visitors, all experiences: Destination Gold Coast wraps first Accessible Tourism roadshow