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Education guidelines: supporting students online

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic led to multiple challenges across all levels of education. Many of these challenges centred around the provision of accessible and inclusive online education for people with disability. The Australian Disability Clearinghouse on...

Deaf suffragists fought tirelessly for women’s right to vote

Despite harsh, discriminatory conditions, low pay and lack of recognition, countless deaf women have fought with brilliance and dedication for personal and professional recognition, including for the right to vote. They contributed to women’s emancipation in the...

Hidden crisis: Aboriginal children suffer in silence

Australia’s first Indigenous surgeon says identifying hearing loss would change lives. Identifying hearing loss and treating middle-ear infections in Indigenous children in their first four years would change lives forever, says Australia’s first Indigenous surgeon,...

Deaf community can share with Disability Royal Commission

The Disability Royal Commission wants to hear about challenges, barriers and ways to better prevent and reduce violence against, and abuse, neglect and exploitation of, culturally and linguistically diverse people with disability. The Royal Commission says it...

Disability Education review: report

Warm thanks to all our members & friends who were interested in contributing their views to the Government’s Review of the Disability Standards for Education. The Review’s final report is now available on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website....

You must register to use NRS. Do it before 20 April

If you are a National Relay Service user and want to continue to use the service, you need to register before 20 April 2021. To register, you need to complete a form and provide a copy of a support document that has your name and address on it. You only need to...