Latest media releases

Life Without Barriers

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

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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.

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Life Without Barriers

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.

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Life Without Barriers

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.

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Life Without Barriers

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.

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Disability

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.

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Life Without Barriers

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.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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.

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Disability

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.

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Life Without Barriers

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

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