Latest media releases

Disability

26 September 2022

Life Without Barriers congratulates Graeme Innes AM and Kurt Fearnley AO on appointments to NDIA Board

Kurt Fearnley AO and Graeme Innes AM are appointed to the Board of the National Disability Insurance Agency.

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Child, youth and family

20 September 2022

Creating a network around foster children in Adelaide

Life Without Barriers and The Department for Child Protection (DCP) has officially launched a new Mockingbird Family Constellation in The Hills region in Adelaide.

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Disability

31 August 2022

Life Without Barriers encourages the care sector to employ more people with disabilities

Ahead of the National Jobs and Skills Summit, Life Without Barriers encourages the care sector to employ more people with disabilities given rising job vacancies and low national unemployment

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Disability

30 August 2022

Inclusive workplaces benefitting businesses and communities in WA

Life Without Barriers is committed to improving employment opportunities for people with disability, particularly so school leavers and young people can access employment and begin their journey in the labour market.

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Child, youth and family

19 August 2022

Improving literacy outcomes for children in IIHC this Book Week

Hook into Books promotes a love of stories: sharing, telling, reading and listening to stories with children and young people in out-of-home care to enhance their literacy skills and give them a solid foundation for future learning.

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Disability

17 August 2022

Why we don't want disability services to be the solution long-term

Life Without Barriers' Chief Executive, Claire Robbs addressed the NDIS Jobs and Skills Forum today.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

16 August 2022

Non-Government Organisations roundtable on Closing the Gap priorities

The NSW Ministerial Non-Government Organisations Roundtable held today brought leaders together to get into detail on Closing the Gap priorities

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Child, youth and family

10 August 2022

Raise The Age petition handed over

Over 200,000 people have signed the #RaisetheAge petition which calls on State and Federal Governments to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 years old to 14 years old.

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Child, youth and family

26 July 2022

Raise the age of criminal responsibility

Life Without Barriers is joining renewed calls for all states and territories to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10-years-old to 14-years-old.

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Disability

22 June 2022

Life Without Barriers applauds the Federal Government announcement to increase price limits for NDIS participants

Life Without Barriers applauds the announcement by the Federal Government confirming NDIS participants will benefit from a 9% increase resulting from rigorous consideration by the Hon Minister Shorten MP.

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