Latest media releases
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).
20 August 2020
Chief Executive statement: Life Without Barriers’ participation in Disability Royal Commission hearing 18-21 August
Life Without Barriers Chief Executive Claire Robbs has extended her appreciation to the Disability Royal Commission for the opportunity to appear and provide input into its critically important work today.
3 August 2020
Supporting our frontline workforce to support people with disability during Covid-19 pandemic
Life Without Barriers has enacted swift measures to ensure that frontline staff are supported to prevent and control infection of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).