Latest media releases
27 February 2024
Major NFP highlights the important contribution of same-sex couples as foster and kinship carers
Life Without Barriers is highlighting its support for carers in the LGBTQI+ community this Mardi Gras
13 February 2024
National Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children is a major turning point for improved outcomes for First Nations Children
The Federal Government has appointed a dedicated National Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children.
8 February 2024
Major Provider of OOHC Responds to VIC apology to past care leavers
Life Without Barriers recognises the formal apology by Jacinta Allen and the State Government to Victorians who experienced historical abuse and neglect as children in institutional care before 1990.
25 January 2024
January 26 2024
Last year the organisation began offering an alternative date to some of their workforce and in 2024 this opportunity will be extended to all staff. Life Without Barriers is a community of over 13,000 staff and foster and Kinship Carers.
14 December 2023
Life Without Barriers Board welcomes new Directors
The Life Without Barriers Board welcomes Karen Knight, Cathy Taylor and Shannon Tobolov as the newest appointments to the organisation’s Board.
7 December 2023
Major Disability Provider responds to NDIS Review
Claire Robbs, Chief Executive of Life Without Barriers said the implementation now must be led by people with disability.
27 November 2023
Life Without Barriers supports 24,000 people across Australia in 2022-23
Life Without Barriers has released its 2022 – 23 Annual “Collaborating for Impact” Report.
10 November 2023
Life Without Barriers commends the appointment of ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children's commissioner
Life Without Barriers commends the appointment of Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts as Canberra’s first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Young People’s Commissioner.
9 November 2023
Sensory bath bombs make a splash in Newcastle
Georgia started making bath bombs as a pathway to employment when joining Young People’s Employment Pathways (YPEP), which supports young people with disability to gain work-ready skills and experience to find the job that is right for them.
30 October 2023
Statement - Support to change laws in Victoria preventing people with disability under Guardianship from speaking to the media
Life Without Barriers supports changes to laws in Victoria preventing people with disability under Guardianship from speaking to the media