Disability

Disability inquiry gets up in the Senate

JULES ANDERSON was repeatedly sexually abused by a care worker whilst living at a Yooralla care institution.

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Australia loses Disability Commissioner

AFTER July, Australia will no longer have a Disability Discrimination Commissioner, when the current Commissioner Graeme Innes finishes his term.

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‘Work for the Pension’: some Disability Support Pensioners subjected to work test

FOR THE first time in the history of the Disability Support Pension (DSP), young DSP recipients (aged under 35) assessed as being able to work for eight hours per week will be required to engage in some kind of work activity.

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Ageing with Disability Survey

Are you over the age of 50 with a physical disability?

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DSP uncertainty

THE AUSTRALIAN Government has proposed an overhaul of the Disability Support Pension (DSP) and it’s no surprise that this has caused significant anxiety among recipients, in large part because there has been limited information released about what is going on.

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