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Inclusion

News, articles and insights about Inclusion.

  • We Need Your Feedback About the National Disability Strategy

    20 October 2020

    The Commonwealth Government is reviewing the National Disability Strategy (NDS). This process is occurring in cooperation with state and territory governments across Australia. What is the National Disability Strategy? The Strategy is a plan to create an inclusive Australian society that enables people with disability to fulfil their potential as equal members of the community.

    We Need Your Feedback About the National Disability Strategy.Read more
  • A teacher stands in front of a class of primary school students

    Investing in Inclusive Education

    16 December 2021

    We explore how the ACT Education Directorate's December 2021 Community Conversation survey ironically may lead to more segregation in our schools.

    Investing in Inclusive Education.Read more
  • The Australian national flag

    Congratulations to Dylan Alcott – Australian of the Year 2022

    28 January 2022

    The Australian of the Year 2022 is Dylan Alcott, the first person with a visible disability to receive this honour in the award's 62-year history. We were excited to listen to his acceptance speech and were struck at how clear he is about the rights of people with disability. We've included excerpts of his speech in this post.

    Congratulations to Dylan Alcott – Australian of the Year 2022.Read more
  • Silhouette of a mountain climber helping one other climber to the top

    The Importance of One Person at a Time

    03 February 2022

    The 'one person at a time' approach helps us understand a person's interests, attributes, needs, potential contributions and ideal life path. Such insights ensure that the person is properly supported to live their best life.

    The Importance of One Person at a Time.Read more
  • Person standing in front of Parliament House in Canberra holds a placard saying "Defend Our NDIS".

    #DefendOurNDIS!

    14 April 2022

    With the election just a few weeks away, it's time for Australians with disability, their families, and their supporters to share the importance of defending the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

    #DefendOurNDIS!.Read more
  • Red ballot box on blue background

    The importance of supporting Australians with Disability to vote

    20 May 2022

    When Australians with disability are well-supported to examine the issues and candidates and cast their vote, the election results more accurately reflect the needs and choices of every Australian.

    The importance of supporting Australians with Disability to vote.Read more
  • A child sits alone as if in time out

    The power of valued roles in “managing behaviour”

    21 June 2022

    How often do we leap to the task of changing the behaviour without considering what might be the underlying cause?

    The power of valued roles in “managing behaviour”.Read more
  • Jan Kruger, Jack Kruger, and Julia Shumaker at the School to Work Conference 2022

    Funding alone doesn’t get you the good things in life

    29 September 2022

    Even if the money is plentiful, if all people can do with their funding is access traditional disability services, nothing will change.

    Funding alone doesn’t get you the good things in life.Read more
  • An infographic showing some of the good things in life

    Safeguarding and becoming known in your neighbourhood

    23 March 2023

    Helping people with disability become known and hold valued roles is the best safeguard we can invest in.

    Safeguarding and becoming known in your neighbourhood.Read more