Lisa Osborne has worked in the field of intellectual and developmental disability for over twenty years and is a registered supervisor of Provisional Psychologists with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Lisa holds full membership with the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and is a committee member of the group ‘Psychologists in Developmental Disability’ (PsychDD). She’s part of…

Jamie-Lee Dwyer is a 27-year-old freelance writer out of Queensland. She has studied and received a bachelor of journalism with first-class honours from Griffith University. In between doing the odd freelance writing job she is currently writing a fiction book about disability. Recently someone thought they were complimenting me by telling me what great shape…

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…

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