Latest media releases
26 February 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.
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.
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
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.
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?
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
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.
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).