Latest media releases

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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Disability

3 March 2021

Norfolk Island celebrates new disability support workers

Around 30 Norfolk Islanders with disability now have access to NDIS support, thanks to national disability service Life Without Barriers providing training for Island residents to become disability support workers.

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Life Without Barriers

19 February 2021

Life Without Barriers joins the push for Building Better Homes

Lack of accessible housing is leaving many Australians unable to access housing that is appropriate to their needs, impacting quality of life, employment opportunities and productivity.

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Foster Care

19 January 2021

Tips for children and young people in out of home care returning to school

We have high aspirations for all young people and children in care and need to support them to engage with education to fulfil their potential. Here are some tips for foster carers who have children and young people returning to school

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Diversity and Inclusion

11 January 2021

Life Without Barriers awarded Disability Confident Recruiter status

Life Without Barriers has been awarded Disability Confident Recruiter status for the second year.

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Disability

27 November 2020

Expert spokespeople for International Day Of People With Disabilities 2020

What do you think when a person with disability turns up for a job interview?

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Child, youth and family

31 October 2020

Life Without Barriers Chief Executive op ed: Education is the key to helping children in care reach their potential

Life Without Barriers Chief Executive Claire Robbs writes about the importance of education for National Children's Week

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Disability

7 October 2020

Life Without Barriers welcomes budget measures for people with disability and the elderly

New budget funding for the NDIS and home care care packages will provide much needed support for the elderly and people living with disability.

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Foster Care

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.

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