The author of this post wishes to remain anonymous.  Sometimes, securing tickets to your favourite event feels like luck of the draw. We have all experienced the fever and anticipation of tickets going on sale – you have all your devices ready to go, you memorise your credit card details, checking your mates have transferred…

This is a paid placement/advertisement by RMIT. How can you attract and keep a good support worker? It’s the million dollar question. Below, we set out key points from research we’ve been doing at RMIT and from research published by others – exploring ways to recruit and retain good support workers. What do we know…

This is the second of two posts published by Dr Simon Duffy, founder and Director of the Centre for Welfare Reform, which works to improve the design of the welfare state to advance citizenship and human right. He is also Secretary to the international cooperative Citizen Network. You can read his first article with Clickability…

This is the first of two posts published by Dr Simon Duffy, founder and Director of the Centre for Welfare Reform, which works to improve the design of the welfare state to advance citizenship and human right. He is also Secretary to the international cooperative Citizen Network. You can read his blog at here. How…

If you’ve secured your NDIS funding (and even if you haven’t…), you might be craving that accessible holiday. It’s time to unwind, right? You deserve it! However, as some of our blog contributors like Susie Twydell have discovered, it’s not always an easy task to find out what’s accessible. As a wheelchair user, I know…

Kim Napier first met the Holdsworths in 2004, when friends of the family contacted Kim’s radio station to ask if she and her team could wheelchair proof the Holdsworth’s home for Josie, who lives with a significant disability. The community rallied and Kim quickly became firm friends with the family. In this podcast, you will hear…

For me, last fortnight’s Clickability blog entry was perfectly timed. Although I have travelled extensively throughout Australia in recent years, the thought of travelling overseas often leaves me petrified. In my twenties, I never understood why my contemporaries often considered journeys to other countries as a rite of passage. To me, I think there is…

What do we mean by diversity? What is the purpose behind the growing diversity industry? Why do we want diversity anyway? Perhaps we are simply caught up in the latest trend, and if we say the word diversity often enough then it will become true. Perhaps we keep saying “diversity” in the hope that our good…

I have been in an electric wheelchair for four years now, and a manual wheelchair for four years before that. Prior to that I was a fairly active and physical person. I wouldn’t call myself an outdoors type, but I did like to get out and do things, and I felt that these activities in…

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