The Australian Government has released the National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline data. There were 472 reported cases of abuse and neglect of people with disability in government-funded services between July 2016 and June 2018 […]
Thousands of employees with disabilities in Australia are being paid as little as $1 an hour. This breaches international law and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, lawyer groups say. […]
Martyn Ryan spent 11 years travelling the world on his beloved classic motorcycle. More than just a tourist, he volunteered with NGOs and charities, helping people overcome hardship, disease, war and famine. “It was an […]
TOP young cyclist Dylan McKenna has overcome some tough obstacles. Bedridden with chronic fatigue for three months, he cured himself after a three-day mind-body course. Story at Herald Sun.
10-year-old Georgia Tolley is the only person in the world with her pattern of chromosomes. It limits her speech, hearing and movement but she’s showing us how horses can help people. Story at Herald Sun.
Many important stories are not commercial. It’s an important point Peter van Onselen should keep in mind when writing that the ABC should be privatised. Story at ABC.
In his budget reply, Coalition leader Tony Abbott ventured out of his small-target cave. It was his first stumble in months. Story at ABC.
Tony Abbott is heeding the lessons of Kevin Rudd’s election-winning “Me too!” strategy of 2007, showing he’s prepared to sacrifice policy to win. Story at ABC.
Australia has one of the highest troop death rates in Afghanistan. Story at ABC.