The Productivity Commission has described the roll-out to the full scheme as “highly ambitious” and expresses concern it risks not being implemented as intended.
They've been deeply affected by austerity, so it's more important than ever for people with learning disabilities to have their say on June 8.
The proposal to drug test welfare recipients needs to be fine-tuned otherwise the government will be targetting the wrong people and be tied up in legal challenges.
Improving the lives of people with autism through technology has benefits for us all and encourages society to take a more inclusive view of disability
Some 20% of Aboriginal Australians suffer long term musculoskeletal pain and to date it has received little attention or recognition.
Video games can provide disabled people with a safe haven, if they can access it.
The NDIS roll-out has been criticised for many glitches, but that doesn't mean the scheme is failing.
Think it's hard for first-home buyers? Ask people with an intellectual disability about it.
We know predators will continue to target the vulnerable, including children and people with disability. The NDIS will mitigate some of the issues in this space, but we need a royal commission too.
New rules offer the possibility of an inclusive Australian society that enables people with the highest disability-related support needs to have equal access to mainstream services including housing.
A new study has for first time placed a dollar value on how much it would cost the government to replace those who unofficially care for family members with mental illness.
By excluding prisoners from the NDIS, the federal government is discriminating against prisoners with a disability in direct contravention of our international human rights obligations.
New research has found the UK parliament is fraught with institutionalised ableism
There has been little recognition of how western governments furthered separation of families with disabled children, through immigration policies that ignored postwar humanitarian ideals.
Women living in high financial stress and those who have a disability or chronic health condition are most at risk of economic abuse.
Incitement to hatred law in England and Wales currently protects many identities, but not disability.
Shared ownership schemes can unlock access to suitable housing, although these are less common in Australia than overseas. And most are not specifically tailored for people with disability.
South Africa lacks a clear definition of disability – and its limited view of who should be regarded as having a disability in the labour market is at odds with international practice.
Many students with disabilities feel excluded from daily university life and the assumption is that they, not the institutions, must change.
One might expect universal praise for Streep’s pronouncement but disabled activists have proved to be Streep’s harshest critics.