partnerships

The Disability Innovation Institute (DIIU) provides seed funding for projects that strengthen inclusive and

Read moreabout Applications now open for the 2020 round of the Disability Innovation Institute’s Research Seed Funding Scheme
Women make up 49% of Australians with a disability but just 37% of NDIS participants. Image from Shutterstock
If you're poor, female, or live in rural Australia, you're less likely to access the NDIS or get as much bang for your buck.
Read moreabout Women, rural and disadvantaged Australians may be missing out on care in the NDIS
More than 277,000 people have already benefited from the NDIS, but there’s room to improve. Image from Shutterstock
The government now has a dedicated NDIS minister. Here are the four key areas of the scheme that need attention.
Read moreabout Here's what needs to happen to get the NDIS back on track
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The royal commission needs to be reflected in the federal budget and to consider research into the complex nature of violence and abuse as well as societal shifts in the concept of ‘disability’.
Read moreabout Royal commission into violence and abuse of people with disability: terms of reference
Director Engagement of UNSW’s Disability Innovation Institute, Rosemary Kayess
UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess brings her legal and public policy expertise to the UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Read moreabout Disability human rights expert appointed vice chair of UN committee
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The terms of reference need to cover schools, prisons, homes, hospitals, mental health facilities as well as disability support institutions.
Read moreabout Royal commission must address the epidemic of violence and abuse against people with disability

On Tuesday, 4 December 2018, the new Lived Experience Framework was launched by the Minister of Health, the Hon Tanya

Read moreabout Minister for Mental Health launches the Lived Experience Framework
Disability Innovation Institute participating in the ITU-EC Forum for Europe
Innovation and good practices in implementing ICT Accessibility products and services for People with Disability,
Read moreabout Accessible Europe Forum: ICT for ALL
Dr Erica Tandori, legally blind artist with her model of HIV. Photo: Stephen Blake
An exhibition by Single Molecule Science at UNSW reveals the world of science and medical discovery to people who are blind or low vision.
Read moreabout Science without sight: bringing medical discovery to low vision community