COVID vaccination hubs set up to prioritise NDIS users | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “COVID vaccination hubs set up to prioritise NDIS users | ABC News” – below is their description. People with disability will have access to dedicated COVID-19 vaccine hubs, as the federal government moves to accelerate the rollout across the sector. ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel Got a … Read more COVID vaccination hubs set up to prioritise NDIS users | ABC News

Casey Briggs looks at the push to get aged-care workers to the front of the queue | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Casey Briggs looks at the push to get aged-care workers to the front of the queue | ABC News” – below is their description. We still don’t know how many aged-care and disability service workers have received a vaccine jab, and the government says it won’t start … Read more Casey Briggs looks at the push to get aged-care workers to the front of the queue | ABC News

COVID-19 vaccine and testing rush in Melbourne as case numbers grow | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “COVID-19 vaccine and testing rush in Melbourne as case numbers grow | 7NEWS” – below is their description. There’s been a rush on vaccinations for Victorian aged care and disability workers on the first day of a priority blitz. But the side effect has been more confusion and … Read more COVID-19 vaccine and testing rush in Melbourne as case numbers grow | 7NEWS

Overcoming adversity to conquer HSC and target the Paralympics | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Overcoming adversity to conquer HSC and target the Paralympics | ABC News” – below is their description. Completing the HSC is hard enough when everything is going right. But James Tirado has a visual disability and today, has been recognised for his amazing results. Now, he is … Read more Overcoming adversity to conquer HSC and target the Paralympics | ABC News

Paralympics to Help Change Japanese Mindset About Disability: IPC

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “Paralympics to Help Change Japanese Mindset About Disability: IPC” – below is their description. May.31 — International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons says the the Tokyo Games will help change the Japanese mindset around disability. He speaks in an interview with Bloomberg. (Excerpts) Bloomberg Markets and … Read more Paralympics to Help Change Japanese Mindset About Disability: IPC

New vaccination clinic opens in Canberra to support people with a disability | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “New vaccination clinic opens in Canberra to support people with a disability | ABC News” – below is their description. A new access and sensory COVID-19 vaccination clinic is now open at Garran, in a bid to make the process easier for Canberrans with a disability. The … Read more New vaccination clinic opens in Canberra to support people with a disability | ABC News

TikTok star goes viral sharing life as disability advocate – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “TikTok star goes viral sharing life as disability advocate – BBC News” – below is their description. Spencer West has garnered legions of fans sharing his perspective as a disability advocate. His TikTok videos have received more than 53 million likes. He made headlines in 2012 when he … Read more TikTok star goes viral sharing life as disability advocate – BBC News

New assisted dying bill to be debated in Parliament

Sky News published this video item, entitled “New assisted dying bill to be debated in Parliament” – below is their description. A new bill which aims to give terminally ill people the right to end their own life has entered Parliament. Disability rights campaigners and religious groups are among those opposing plans to legalise assisted … Read more New assisted dying bill to be debated in Parliament

Sarah’s the height of a seven year old, but she’s not eligible for NDIS | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Sarah’s the height of a seven year old, but she’s not eligible for NDIS | ABC News” – below is their description. Advocates are raising concerns about the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s treatment of the short-statured community. ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave your … Read more Sarah’s the height of a seven year old, but she’s not eligible for NDIS | ABC News

Why people with disabilities risk being left behind in the vaccine rollout | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Why people with disabilities risk being left behind in the vaccine rollout | ABC News” – below is their description. There’s a large number of people living with disability in the community who are coming up against barriers when trying to get their COVID-19 vaccine. ABC News … Read more Why people with disabilities risk being left behind in the vaccine rollout | ABC News

Chinese wheelchair-bound vlogger wants Shanghai to be a more disability-friendly city

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Chinese wheelchair-bound vlogger wants Shanghai to be a more disability-friendly city” – below is their description. Narrow pavements and poorly-designed ramps in Shanghai often force wheelchair users off sidewalks and onto busy roads. Despite China’s rapid modernisation in recent years, disabled access and related facilities are … Read more Chinese wheelchair-bound vlogger wants Shanghai to be a more disability-friendly city

Allie and Val’s friendship spans decades-wide age gap in program tackling loneliness | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Allie and Val’s friendship spans decades-wide age gap in program tackling loneliness | ABC News” – below is their description. Their age gap runs into the decades but Allie Carr and Valerie Widdowson’s friendship is as close as they come. They met through the Red Cross community … Read more Allie and Val’s friendship spans decades-wide age gap in program tackling loneliness | ABC News

Community-based supported employment program changing lives of people with disability | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Community-based supported employment program changing lives of people with disability | ABC News” – below is their description. It’s unlikely to be everyone’s favourite job, but Leif Barstad loves emptying the office bins at the farm machinery business where he works every Friday. Mr Barstad has Down … Read more Community-based supported employment program changing lives of people with disability | ABC News

Disability community, regional doctors left waiting for the vaccine rollout | 7.30

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Disability community, regional doctors left waiting for the vaccine rollout | 7.30” – below is their description. While the national COVID vaccine roll-out expands, some of the most vulnerable members of the community have so far missed out – less than 5 per cent of people in … Read more Disability community, regional doctors left waiting for the vaccine rollout | 7.30

PM concedes government needs to ‘step up’ on vaccine rollout for vulnerable Australians | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “PM concedes government needs to ‘step up’ on vaccine rollout for vulnerable Australians | ABC News” – below is their description. It’s been revealed that just four per cent of residents in disability care have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19. ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel Got … Read more PM concedes government needs to ‘step up’ on vaccine rollout for vulnerable Australians | ABC News