Latest media releases
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.
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.
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.
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.