I have an Arts / Law Degree and I work with Field to encourage inclusive learning and development. I’ve also worked as a disability advocate for many years. When I’m not working, I love watching movies, plays, tennis tournaments, reading autobiographies and crime novels, and going on overseas trips. Without the current disability supports I receive, none of the above would have been possible. But many Australians with disabilities are still living without basic disability supports. I believe people with disabilities have the right to live life to their full potential and fully participate in society, with appropriate funding and support. It’s essential to keep talking about these issues, so please read my blogs, and leave a comment so we can continue this discussion.
A Royal Commission into abuse and violence against people with disabilities has finally been announced. This Royal Commission has been a long time coming. For almost five years, disability advocacy organisations have been ...Read more