Latest media releases
14 September 2020
Foster & Kinship Carers Week: Life Without Barriers celebrates foster carers supporting kids’ education
This Foster and Kinship Carer Week (13-19 September), Life Without Barriers is celebrating the significant role foster and kinship carers play in supporting the education of children and young people in care.
28 August 2020
Life Without Barriers supports new changes to NDIS
Today the Federal Government has released their response to the Tune review and the introduction of the new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee
21 August 2020
Life Without Barriers welcomes additional measures for PPE for disability support workers
New South Wales and Victorian disability services will now be able to claim costs directly from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) for the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
20 August 2020
Chief Executive statement: Life Without Barriers’ participation in Disability Royal Commission hearing 18-21 August
Life Without Barriers Chief Executive Claire Robbs has extended her appreciation to the Disability Royal Commission for the opportunity to appear and provide input into its critically important work today.
3 August 2020
Supporting our frontline workforce to support people with disability during Covid-19 pandemic
Life Without Barriers has enacted swift measures to ensure that frontline staff are supported to prevent and control infection of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
8 July 2020
Life Without Barriers welcomes the NSW Government’s response to the 'Family is Culture' report
We support any measures that strengthen the cultural capability of child protection and better respond to the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.
25 June 2020
Statement from Life Without Barriers in response to Northern Territory Children’s Commissioner Own Motion Investigation Report
Life Without Barriers' response to Northern Territory Children's Commissioner report
18 June 2020
Life Without Barriers joins National Redress Scheme
Life Without Barriers has now been declared as a participating Institution by the National Redress Scheme
4 June 2020
Life Without Barriers commits to Covid-19 Complex Care Payment
Life Without Barriers has committed to an additional payment for frontline workers who support people with a confirmed or suspected case of coronavirus.
6 April 2020
Life Without Barriers welcomes Federal Government actions to support people with disability and the charity sector through COVID-19 pandemic
Life Without Barriers has welcomed recent federal government announcements of a reduced threshold for charities to access JobKeeper allowance for their employees, and for NDIS participants to get priority delivery for groceries and essentials.