Latest media releases

Life Without Barriers

19 October 2021

New Director appointed to Life Without Barriers Board

The Board of Life Without Barriers is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Rajiv Viswanathan as a Non-Executive Director.

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Disability

13 October 2021

Life Without Barriers presents on opportunities to increase NDIS related jobs for people with disability

Life Without Barriers’ Executive Lead Disability Engagement, Chris Chippendale, presented at the Federal Parliament's Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS workforce enquiry.

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Life Without Barriers

12 October 2021

Life Without Barriers: “Our future legacy cannot be that we willingly place children in prisons”

Children as young as 10 can still be found guilty of a criminal offence, prosecuted, convicted, and sentenced across Australia.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

14 September 2021

Historic commitment to transfer out-of-home care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

A new partnership for SNAICC and Life Without Barriers.

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Child, youth and family

10 September 2021

Foster carers the unsung lockdown heroes: Foster & Kinship Carer Week 12-18 September

Life Without Barriers is paying tribute to their more than 2500 foster and kinship carers who have continued to support children in their care through Covid restrictions and lockdowns over the past year.

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Child, youth and family

27 August 2021

Life Without Barriers partners with Cornell University - ensuring children in out-of-home-care can reach their potential

Life Without Barriers is partnering with Cornell University to enable more organisations supporting children in Australia to access CARE - an evidence-based, best practice model for working with children to ensure they get the best outcomes.

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Disability

4 June 2021

Life Without Barriers joins the COVID-19 vaccination fight for people with disability and workers

Life Without Barriers is working with the Federal Government and other disability service providers to provide vital vaccine support for people with disability and support workers.

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Disability

2 June 2021

Life Without Barriers welcomes enhanced COVID vaccine support for Victorians with disability and workers

Life Without Barriers supports the Federal Government’s announcement today to boost vaccine support for people with disability and support workers in Victoria.

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Aged Care

11 May 2021

Life Without Barriers welcomes barrier breaking funding for aged care

Life Without Barriers Chief Executive Claire Robbs welcomes the Federal Government’s barrier breaking funding for aged care, which will meaningfully improve the lives of elderly Australians.

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Child, youth and family

11 May 2021

Life Without Barriers Chief Executive Claire Robbs named as National Families Week 2021 Champion

Claire Robbs is delighted to be a National Families Week Champion for 2021, a week that celebrates the importance of families.

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Leanne Budd

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Ryan Phelan

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