Latest media releases

Life Without Barriers

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.

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Disability

21 March 2020

Life Without Barriers welcomes COVID-19 disability support package

Life Without Barriers welcomes Minister Stuart Robert’s announcement today of a targeted Covid-19 response package for people with disability and the disability services sector.

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Life Without Barriers

18 March 2020

Statement from Chief Executive on COVID-19

We know the significant concern the COVID-19 pandemic is internationally and across our country.

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Child, youth and family

16 March 2020

Life Without Barriers calls for more West Australians to become foster carers

Social purpose organisation Life Without Barriers is celebrating WA's Foster and Kinship Carer Week by recognising the invaluable efforts of the state's dedicated foster and kinship carers.

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Diversity and Inclusion

3 December 2019

Life Without Barriers takes out two Australian HR Institute Awards

Life Without Barriers is honoured to have received two awards from the Australian HR Institute (AHRI).

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Disability

29 November 2019

Life Without Barriers launches Employment Without Barriers campaign for better employment outcomes for people with disability

Ahead of this year’s International Day of People with Disability, Life Without Barriers is launching the Employment Without Barriers campaign.

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Disability

27 November 2019

NSW Community Sector comes together to employ more people with disability

Life Without Barriers joined the Community Services Industry Alliance today to make a plan for how the industry can attract more people with disability to their workforce.

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Child, youth and family

7 November 2019

Children in Care Collective welcomes funding for child protection information sharing platform

The national child protection interagency, Children in Care Collective, has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of a legal platform to allow states and territories to share child protection information.

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Disability

17 October 2019

Artists from Life Without Barriers' popular art program exhibit new work

Participants of Life Without Barriers’ popular art and mosaic programs will exhibit their work at an exhibition at Clarence Council’s Rosny Schoolhouse Gallery from Thursday October 17.

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Child, youth and family

2 September 2019

Life Without Barriers calls for better family inclusion in foster care

This Child Protection Week, major provider of child, youth and family services, Life Without Barriers, is calling for a greater focus on the role of birth families in the lives of children in foster care.

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