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Melbourne

Melbourne

Mercedes Sprung Taking Up Two Disabled Parks At Children's Hospital

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A driver has copped backlash for parking across two disabled parking spaces - without a disability permit - at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne.

National

National

Sisters With Albinism Told They're 'Not Disabled Enough' For Permit

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The parents of two young girls with albinism are fighting to change the disability permit rules in Queensland after they were knocked back because they can walk.

Good News

Good News

Teacher's Act Of Kindness For Girl With Spina Bifida Goes Viral

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When 10-year-old Ryan King got a permission slip for a school field trip, her mum braced her for disappointment.

Good News

Good News

Writer Branded 'Too Ugly' For Selfies Hits Back At Trolls

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Melissa Blake has hit back at online trolls, posting a series of photos in defiance of the ugly abuse she cops for her disability.

Declan Bowring

Declan Bowring

The Incredible Portrait Of An Artist Who Had Four Amputations

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Something wasn’t right on Libby’s holiday.

Perth

Perth

Stiff Competition: Perth Fun Run Logo Raising Money And Eyebrows

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An embarrassing oversight is now confronting Perth’s City to Surf organisers.

National

National

Too Old, Yet Too Healthy: Deaf And 'Forgotten' Without A Way Forward

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Hundreds of deaf Australians are being denied thousands of dollars to pay for sign language interpreters because they’re too old to qualify for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Good News

Good News

Blind Teenage Prodigy Plays 'Piano Man' Duet With Billy Joel

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Logan Riman is blind, but that never stopped the 14-year-old from following his dreams.

Matthew Yau

Matthew Yau

People With Disabilities Need Sex Too, And The NDIS Should Pay For It

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The Administrative Appeals Tribunal recently granted a woman with multiple sclerosis the right to have a sex therapist paid for under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Views

Views

There Are No Winners In This Beach War, And People Like Me Are The Casualties

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It’s amazing the sheer joy a little bit of cement or several slabs of timber can create.

News

News

Disabled People Are Sharing Their Stories Of Annoying Back-Handed Compliments

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Disabled people are taking to Twitter to share their stories of backhanded 'compliments', including comments such as "you're too pretty to be in a wheelchair" under the hashtag #DisabledCompliments.

World

World

Maggots Found On Patient At Facility Where Woman In Coma Was Raped

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Arizona officials are moving toward revoking the license of a health care facility after maggots were found in a patient last week.

Life

Life

This Woman Can't See Or Hear, But That Hasn't Changed Her Career Choice

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Vanessa Vlajkovic, 21, said people need to understand being deafblind doesn't mean she's "from another planet" and doesn't want to be limited to a disability category.

10 News First

10 News First

Woman Says She Was Refused Rideshare Because Of Assistance Dog

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Disability support worker Sandii Rogers said she was left feeling angry and ashamed after being refused a lift with two rideshare services in one night because of her assistance dog, Tess.

Crime

Crime

Criminal Syndicate Allegedly Swindled Millions

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An organised crime syndicate has allegedly used money from the National Disability Insurance Scheme to fund their lavish lifestyle.

Good News

Good News

Abandoned Little Girl Wins Fans Across The World

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Vasilina Knutzen was born without arms and abandoned at an orphanage.

News

News

How Caring For Her Disabled Daughter Left Christine Homeless

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Christine Cassar spent three months homeless, sleeping in her car and on park benches while struggling to access support services to care full-time for her disabled daughter.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Broadway Actress Becomes First Wheelchair User Nominated For A Tony Award

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Actress Ali Stroker, who is the first wheelchair user to perform on Broadway, said she feels "her most powerful self" on stage.

National

National

Cinema Slammed For Botching 'Avengers' Screening For Deaf People

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Village Cinemas is under fire from the deaf community after captions failed at a special screening of 'Avengers: Endgame'.

News

News

Disabled Aussies To Be Literally Left Stranded Thanks To Crucial Funding Change

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Following the complete National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) roll-out on June 30, some states are choosing to eliminate taxi subsidies, forcing people with disabilities to rely on negligible transport funding.

Health

Health

Does Sharing Private Pain For Public Gain Actually Work?

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Mitch Wallis and Lisa Cox have endured real hardships in life and are using their stories to empower change, but does it come at a cost?