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Issues from the Media

See below for a list of recent articles and other media content relevant to children and young people with disability. Media featuring CYDA can be viewed here.   

Where's the toilet? - design, disability and inclusion
https://goo.gl/KUw7BG
ABC Radio, 19 September 2018

Greens call to extend Royal Commission to Disability Sector
https://goo.gl/qkY6cP
Probono Australia, 19 September 2018

Let's give 16 year olds the right to vote - they're more than ready
https://goo.gl/U8MxTc
ABC News, 18 September 2018

Choking risk for people with disabilities denied NDIS funding
https://goo.gl/CrZvuF
The Age, 18 September 2018

‘Massive gap’ in disability awareness of club bouncers
https://goo.gl/wZo4hZ
Ten Daily, 22 August 2018

Research shows employers want more guidance in hiring people with disability
https://goo.gl/2qdoBe
Disability Support Guide, 21 August 2018

Disability support worker accused of kicking teenage in the stomach at Illawarra care home
https://goo.gl/5CFghW
Illawarra Mercury, 21 August 2018

New NDIS commissioner urges people with a disability to speak up about abuse
https://goo.gl/xAyybQ
ABC Radio, 18 August 2018

Disabled LGBT+ young people face a battle just to be taken seriously 
https://goo.gl/EpKe7e
The Conversation, 9 August 2018

Labor pledges to scrap NDIS staff cap amid outsourcing concerns
https://goo.gl/hBXNdG
The Guardian, 8 August 2018

How can we address violence against women and girls with disability?
https://goo.gl/dYqe7z
Devex, 6 August 2018

Inclusion Lacking In Top Hollywood Films 
https://goo.gl/6mMbjf
Disability Scoop, 31 July 2018

Concerns NDIS Fraud Squad will ‘Criminalise People with Disability’ 
https://goo.gl/ptDy7g
Pro Bono Australia, 27 July 2018

First ever physical disability rugby league world cup challenge kicking off in Sydney 
https://goo.gl/DbV7uL
Triple M, 26 July 2018

Global Disability Summit is full of opportunity and promise
https://goo.gl/Bg5e7a The Guardian, 24 July 2018

What Hollywood Can Learn From Aerie’s Inclusive Ad Campaign 
https://goo.gl/4YB3c3
Study Break, 21 July 2018

Disability Groups Slam Changes to DES Program
https://goo.gl/UAzEfu  Pro Bono Australia, 19 July 2018

Human rights report calls for new approach to tackle violence against people with disabilities 
https://goo.gl/ALBVvD
ABC News, 17 July 2018

Children with disability pushed out of ‘education system’ 
https://goo.gl/MisrV5 The Canberra Times, 1 July 2018

Bureaucratising disability 
https://goo.gl/XoiQ5a
The Saturday Paper, 30 June 2018

‘Shamed’ out of day care, companies set their sights on NDIS billions 
https://goo.gl/NNwk2F
The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 June 2018

Royal Commission allows social sector to help disability abuse victims
https://goo.gl/1iLpKU Pro Bono Australia, 26 June 2018

Background Briefing: Carers who kill
https://goo.gl/4MXsjJ ABC RN, 24 June 2018 

Inclusive education is a plus for children of all abilities 
https://goo.gl/c4ZTao

The Seattle Times, 22 June 2018

Hip-hop video by advocacy and peer disability support group uses technology to break new ground 
https://goo.gl/gxf4jN
ABC News, 21 June 2018

‘She’s already suffered enough’: Angelina is stuck in a dementia ward
https://goo.gl/cQRMcW
The Canberra Times, 18 June 2018

Australia’s Sustainable Development Goals need “concrete roadmaps” 
https://goo.gl/2CPsJU
Third Sector, 18 June 2018

Everyone has a moral imperative to uphold the rights of persons with disability, says UN chief
https://goo.gl/e89gxu The European Sting, 14 June 2018

NDIS fail: Disability pensioner man living in ‘scandalous’ conditions while funding goes unspent
https://goo.gl/xqg3di ABC News, 23 May 2018

‘We shouldn’t have to fight’: The people falling through the cracks in the NDIS
https://goo.gl/3E7grs The Canberra Times, 22 May 2018

‘I was told to find a homeless shelter’: Foster carers fight to extend care to 21 
https://goo.gl/29qvkk ABC News, 22 May 2018

Malcolm Turnbull backs Gonski report call to move from mass learning to tailored education 
https://goo.gl/GXa4dd ABC News, 30 April 2018

Children often unseen, unheard, but always hurt by domestic violence 
https://goo.gl/Atsg1s
The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 April 2018

Starved, sick and unschooled: Did child protection fail Hayley? 
https://goo.gl/u2AB9D
The Age, 27 April 2018

NDIS tight-fisted when death draws near 
https://goo.gl/HV85Pa
The Australian, 11 April 2018

Kurt Fearnley’s passionate call for Australians to embrace people with disabilities 
https://goo.gl/5oHgiC
Nine News, 11 April 2018

Kurt Furnley’s passionate call to action 
https://goo.gl/wAK5gn
Nine News, 11 April 2018

NDIS tight-fisted when death draws near 
https://goo.gl/HV85Pa
The Australian, 11 April 2018

NDIS leaving parents of children with a disability feeling stressed, let down by the process 
https://goo.gl/dydcCa
ABC Radio Australia, 8 April 2018

Virgin Australia – Disability assistant concession fair 
https://goo.gl/Tc1Bkm
Have Wheelchair Will Travel, 6 April 2018

Berejiklian to reverse funding cuts to disability groups 
https://goo.gl/3sts4Q
The Canberra Times, 6 April 2018

Centrelink robo-debt program accused of enforcing ‘illegal’ debts 
https://goo.gl/vQs6zs
The Guardian, 4 April 2018

Antipsychotics used to manage autism and intellectual disability behaviour can have serious side effects – new study 
https://goo.gl/GVFZwD
The Conversation, 4 April 2018

Melbourne police captured on video taking down disability pensionser 
https://goo.gl/dJPevy
ABC News, 3 April 2018

Welfare reform package passes parliament
https://goo.gl/GmUPzS
SBS News, 27 March 2018

Childcare workers’ strike: ‘We educate these children, we’re not babysitting' 
https://goo.gl/18LVS3
The Guardian, 26 March 2018

What happens when selfish drivers park in disabled spaces
https://goo.gl/Bke6g2  The Sydney Morning Herald, 25 March 2018

NDIS needs the market to help make up at least 60% shortfall in specialist disability housing 
https://goo.gl/gCkrXS
The Conversation, 21 March 2018

How the justice system is letting down disabled offenders
https://goo.gl/NbYCBA The Age, 17 March 2018

The technology that gave Stephen Hawking a voice should be accessible to all who need it 
https://goo.gl/TsQdxc
The Conversation, 16 March 2018

Airbnb’s new filters aim to improve searches for guests with disabilities 
https://goo.gl/mrajnj
Digital Trends, 15 March 2018

More than 33 million Centrelink calls unanswered as DHS denies staffing problem. 
https://goo.gl/UHcLkG
The Age, 7 March 2018

Calls for Naplan review after report reveals no change in decade of results. 
https://goo.gl/AKNtSR
ABC News, 7 March 2018

Victorian Youth Justice inquiry finds a rise in children on remand, significant failures in system.
https://goo.gl/yjFJpS ABC News, 6 March 2018 

New national approach to carer support services announced.
https://goo.gl/KHcnNt
Mirage News, 5 March 2018

Will Australia follow NT'S promise to raise the age criminal responsibility? 
https://goo.gl/vJ6XnU
NITV News, 5 March 2018