Covering Disability

Stand By Me

A hub for news, announcements and commentary on issues within the disability sector locally and nationally.

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

Monday 3 December is International Day of People with Disability, which has highlighted issues that affect people with disability around the world since 1981. This year’s theme is empowerment, inclusion and equality. 

Fiona McKenzie, who has been a Board Member of the NSW Council for Intellectual Disability for ten years, talks with Jo Van Kool about the importance of friendships, speaking up and being part of a change movement that is led by people with intellectual disability.

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Campaign advocates for long-term disability funding

A campaign, Stand By Me, is underway to lobby the NSW Government to finally deliver long-term, sustainable funding for independent disability advocacy in the state.

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