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    A horrific playground incident: how one school failed its students

    News & media

    October 2020

    A horrific playground incident: how one school failed its students

    Article

    Media: Disability Royal Commission and CYDA in the media

    News

    October 2020

    Media: Disability Royal Commission and CYDA in the media

    Article

    Joint media statement: Australia is failing students with disability, evidence to the Royal Commission will show

    News

    October 2020

    Joint media statement: Australia is failing students with disability, evidence to the Royal Commission will show

    Article

    Media: Time for change in disability support

    News

    September 2020

    Media: Time for change in disability support

    Audio

    Privacy concerns a stumbling block for Disability Royal Commission submissions

    Media Releases

    September 2020

    Privacy concerns a stumbling block for Disability Royal Commission submissions

    Article

    Media: Students with disabilities could be disadvantaged if HECS loans are removed from failing students

    News

    September 2020

    Media: Students with disabilities could be disadvantaged if HECS loans are removed from failing students

    Audio

    Open letter to the Attorney-General The Hon. Christian Porter MP

    Media Releases

    September 2020

    Open letter to the Attorney-General The Hon. Christian Porter MP

    Article

    Open letter to Victorian participants about COVID-19 supports

    News

    September 2020

    Open letter to Victorian participants about COVID-19 supports

    Article

    No plan, no voice, clumsy solutions for children and young people with disability through COVID 19

    Media Releases

    August 2020

    No plan, no voice, clumsy solutions for children and young people with disability through COVID 19

    Article

    Podcast: Students with disability during COVID-19 - Advocacy for Inclusion

    News

    August 2020

    Podcast: Students with disability during COVID-19 - Advocacy for Inclusion

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    Article: Governments urged to prioritise Victorians with disability during second COVID wave Advocates warn of

    News

    August 2020

    Article: Governments urged to prioritise Victorians with disability during second COVID wave Advocates warn of "tragic outcomes" if proper planning is not undertaken

    Article

    The NDIA and Victorian Government must prioritise people with disability so they do not suffer in Stage 4 lockdowns

    Media Releases

    August 2020

    The NDIA and Victorian Government must prioritise people with disability so they do not suffer in Stage 4 lockdowns

    Article

    Once again no planning for children and young people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Media Releases

    July 2020

    Once again no planning for children and young people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Article

    Transcript: Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Joint committee

    News

    July 2020

    Transcript: Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Joint committee

    Article

    Podcast: Left behind: remote learning while living with disability By Hilary Harper on Life Matters

    News

    July 2020

    Podcast: Left behind: remote learning while living with disability By Hilary Harper on Life Matters

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