Latest media releases

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

14 September 2021

Historic commitment to transfer out-of-home care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

A new partnership for SNAICC and Life Without Barriers.

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Child, youth and family

10 September 2021

Foster carers the unsung lockdown heroes: Foster & Kinship Carer Week 12-18 September

Life Without Barriers is paying tribute to their more than 2500 foster and kinship carers who have continued to support children in their care through Covid restrictions and lockdowns over the past year.

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Child, youth and family

27 August 2021

Life Without Barriers partners with Cornell University - ensuring children in out-of-home-care can reach their potential

Life Without Barriers is partnering with Cornell University to enable more organisations supporting children in Australia to access CARE - an evidence-based, best practice model for working with children to ensure they get the best outcomes.

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Disability

4 June 2021

Life Without Barriers joins the COVID-19 vaccination fight for people with disability and workers

Life Without Barriers is working with the Federal Government and other disability service providers to provide vital vaccine support for people with disability and support workers.

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Disability

2 June 2021

Life Without Barriers welcomes enhanced COVID vaccine support for Victorians with disability and workers

Life Without Barriers supports the Federal Government’s announcement today to boost vaccine support for people with disability and support workers in Victoria.

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Aged Care

11 May 2021

Life Without Barriers welcomes barrier breaking funding for aged care

Life Without Barriers Chief Executive Claire Robbs welcomes the Federal Government’s barrier breaking funding for aged care, which will meaningfully improve the lives of elderly Australians.

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Child, youth and family

11 May 2021

Life Without Barriers Chief Executive Claire Robbs named as National Families Week 2021 Champion

Claire Robbs is delighted to be a National Families Week Champion for 2021, a week that celebrates the importance of families.

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Disability

3 May 2021

How to make more housing choices for Tasmanians with disability

Life Without Barriers, together with Tasmanian disability service provider Possability will join other service providers, government representatives and academics to discuss new ideas for housing for the around 132,000 Tasmanians who have disability.

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Disability

12 April 2021

Life Without Barriers makes submission to Disability Royal Commission on employment pathways for people with disability

Life Without Barriers says in a submission to the Disability Royal Commission that the community services sector is in a unique position attract people with disability to its workforce to bridge the disability employment gap.

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Life Without Barriers

22 March 2021

Life Without Barriers appoints new Chair of the Board

Life Without Barriers, one of Australia’s most respected charitable organisations, today announced that it has appointed esteemed international business leader Greg Ridder as Chair of its Board of Directors.

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