Latest media releases

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

2 February 2023

Statement on Government commitment to improve outcomes for First Nations children in out-of-home care

Life Without Barriers commends the Federal and State Governments on launching the first Action Plans under Safe and Supported.

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Life Without Barriers

25 January 2023

January 26

Life Without Barriers acknowledges the deep sorrow and lasting impact that January 26 represents for our First Australians and encourages a more respectful consideration of what this means for each of us.

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Child, youth and family

12 December 2022

Removing employment barriers for young people in OOHC

The Boutique stocks outfits for young people from 12 years old including years 6, 10, and 12 formals, special occasions, and job interviews.

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Disability

2 December 2022

Life Without Barriers calls for businesses to employ more people with disabilities this International Day of People with Disability

Australian workforces should reflect the composition of the Australian community and that means the inclusion of people with disability.

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Child, youth and family

1 December 2022

Removing barriers for young people this formal season

High School formals are a right of passage for all Australian Students, however, getting your hair and make-up done and getting a new dress or suit isn’t accessible for all kids.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

23 November 2022

Life Without Barriers welcomes release of Family Matters Report by SNAICC – Voice of our Children

Life Without Barriers welcomes the Family Matters Report 2022, released by SNAICC – National Voice for our Children.

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Life Without Barriers

14 November 2022

Life Without Barriers releases Annual Impact Report

Life Without Barriers has released its 2021-22 Annual Report outlining the organisation’s work in partnering with more than 23,000 people across Australia.

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Child, youth and family

7 November 2022

Life Without Barriers commends decision to extend age of support in out-of-home care

Life Without Barriers commends the NSW Government on its significant decision to extend the age of foster care kinship or residential care from 18 to 21.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

2 November 2022

Royal Commission into the sexual abuse of Aboriginal children

Life Without Barriers supports statements from SNAICC – Voice for our Children regarding calls by the Opposition for a Royal Commission into the sexual abuse of Aboriginal children.

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Life Without Barriers

31 October 2022

Cassius Turvey

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples - this Media Statement contains the name of an Aboriginal person who has died.

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