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    Media release: Year 12 students with disability forced to navigate fragmented support systems while completing final exams

    Media Releases

    November 2022

    Media release: Year 12 students with disability forced to navigate fragmented support systems while completing final exams

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    News

    November 2022

    Take part in CYDA's National Youth Education Survey

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    Federal budget takes some steps toward inclusion, but more is needed to address challenges faced by children and young people with disability

    Media Releases

    October 2022

    Federal budget takes some steps toward inclusion, but more is needed to address challenges faced by children and young people with disability

    Article

    Media release: The needs of young people with disability must be addressed in upcoming NDIS review

    Media Releases

    October 2022

    Media release: The needs of young people with disability must be addressed in upcoming NDIS review

    Article

    The impact of ending mandatory self-isolation  periods for people with COVID-19 on children and young people with disability.

    News

    October 2022

    The impact of ending mandatory self-isolation periods for people with COVID-19 on children and young people with disability.

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    Breaking news! CYDA welcomes a new CEO

    Media Releases

    October 2022

    Breaking news! CYDA welcomes a new CEO

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    Being realistic about inclusion: What’s realistic for young people with disability?

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    September 2022

    Being realistic about inclusion: What’s realistic for young people with disability?

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    An optimistic future for disability employment: young advocates facilitate the NDIS Jobs & Skills Forum.

    News

    August 2022

    An optimistic future for disability employment: young advocates facilitate the NDIS Jobs & Skills Forum.

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    Recording: Young, Powerful & Engaged: CYDA's Federal Election Forum

    News

    May 2022

    Recording: Young, Powerful & Engaged: CYDA's Federal Election Forum

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    Media Releases

    April 2022

    Calls for national plan to support young people with disability into employment

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    Media Releases

    April 2022

    Labor’s Disability Plan – what’s in it for children and young people?

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    Release of 10-year cornerstone strategy heralds a ‘fair go’ for children and young people with a disability in Australia

    Media Releases

    December 2021

    Release of 10-year cornerstone strategy heralds a ‘fair go’ for children and young people with a disability in Australia

    Article

    Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Mary Sayers speech

    News

    June 2021

    Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Mary Sayers speech

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    Overwhelming opposition to planned NDIS reforms, say young people with disability and their families

    Media Releases

    May 2021

    Overwhelming opposition to planned NDIS reforms, say young people with disability and their families

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    Address poverty for young people with disability and create a youth jobs plan

    Media Releases

    February 2021

    Address poverty for young people with disability and create a youth jobs plan

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