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Mar
27
Natalie Clark

Disability advocates have slammed the organisers of a national disability conference

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Mar
16
Jane Worthy

7th Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival opens in New York

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From left, Bastian Wurbs (as Titus), Joel Basman (as Valentin) and Nikki Rappl (as Lukas) star in Keep Rollin', a coming-of-age drama featured in the seventh annual Reelabilities film festival.

Film festival, ReelAbilities, showcases films made by and about people with disabilities

Mar
9
Jane Worthy

Same dreams, different ways to live them

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Jennie Fenton delivering her TedX Bellingen talk in 2013

Meet Jennie Fenton and listen to her family’s story of inclusion, belonging and dreams

Mar
5
James Geiger

James Geiger is not his disability

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James with the Cruz Brothers

The Cruz brothers from Florida write about their first amazing encounter with their photographer, adviser, social media manager and great friend.

Mar
4
Jane Worthy

Finland punk band PKN set for Eurovision

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“Every person with a disability ought to be braver” singer Kari Aalto

Feb
25
Mark Bagshaw

The Welfare Review – Where To From Here?

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Patrick McClure’s long-awaited review of Australia’s welfare system was released today. Is this a new beginning, or Groundhog Day? Has it dealt with the core issues? You be the judge.

Feb
25
Pierre Kuhn

Accessibility a big issue for Australian public transport

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Double amputee crawling up stair at railway station.

I am sure most of you have seen the disturbing video and images of people with disability trying to reach the train platform at Unanderra station.Why is this happening?

Feb
24
Mark Bagshaw

Meet Dan Walker

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Dan Walker

Dan Walker: musician, party animal, coffee snob, thrill-seeker, and legally blind –

Feb
23
Natalie Clark

Key body identifies serious barriers

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The Australian Council of Human Rights Authorities statement on issues affecting people with disabilities

Feb
12
Pierre Kuhn

Three, two, one and lift off !

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able activists at the launch

Last night we formally launched the Able Movement to challenge and change peoples’ attitudes around disability.

Feb
11
Pierre Kuhn

Karim – A Star Is Born!

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Karim

Hear about Karim’s big plans for exciting Awareness Workshops about intellectual disability.

Feb
11
Pierre Kuhn

Doors Open for Christopher

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Christopher

See how Christopher used his social networks to help him open his front door.

Feb
11
Jane Worthy

Boost to disability jobs in Qld

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New leadership in Qld is good news!

Feb
11
Jane Worthy

Call for DGR reform

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Today, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) has recognised The Able Movement as a “charity” however….

Feb
11
Natalie Clark

Hitting the re-set switch on disability

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Official Launch

Media Release: Launch The Able Movement

Feb
10
Pierre Kuhn

Henry’s Beginning

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Henry Macphillamy

The beginning. Otherwise known as the hardest part, or that part where i can force myself to get off my lazy ass and just start writing!

Jan
30
Pierre Kuhn

Meet Amy Purdy

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Amy Purdy became a professional snowboarder despite losing both her legs to meningitis. She encourages us to take control of our lives, and our limits. See Amy’s TedTalk to find out more –

 

May
10
Jane Worthy

Fundraising Success

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$37071 raised

In 2014 we started our first formal fundraiser and we are overwhelmed by your generosity.

Oct
10
Jane Worthy

The Start of a Movement

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Driven by the potential for unprecedented reform as a result of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), a group of individuals who share a passionate belief in the often untapped potential of people with disability gathered early in 2013 to determine how they might contribute to shaping the NDIS.