Life Without Barriers and Polaron launch Referendum language initiative
This year, Australians will be asked to vote in a Referendum. Life Without Barriers and Polaron ensure that all Australians understand what they are voting for and how to vote.
How to deliver an Acknowledgement of Country
Learn how you can acknowledge and pay respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and ...
Life Without Barriers reaffirms commitment to Reconciliation
Life Without Barriers' Elevate Reconciliation Action Plan - a game changer for Closing the Gap targets and the future of Firs...
Learning Without Barriers launches Education Strategy 2023-2025
This strategy seeks to address the challenges and opportunities faced by children and young people in out-of-home care.
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So our words won’t be wasted, by Emma Bennison
A reflection on what this enormous year means for people with disability.
Disability community events in support for a Voice to Parliament
We are committed to ensuring all voting Australians have the information they need to make an informed choice.
How the Voice to Parliament could benefit Australians with disabi...
“The Voice represents a new way of working together so we can all benefit from the wisdom and experience of Ab...
The disability community affirms support for a Voice to Parliamen...
Statement from the disability community in support of a First Nations Voice to Parliament.
Disability Sector National Day of Solidarity for the Voice
September 13, Disability Community for the Voice to Parliament actions.
Have Your Say Naarm (Melbourne) - 11 September, 2023
This event is about providing a space for the disability community to share, learn and stay informed about the...
Georgia is working on her success formula
Georgia’s employment journey leads to the creation of a sensory-friendly bath bomb line.
The Black Fireflies can’t stop the beat!
The Black Fireflies, supported by Life Without Barriers, find connection with the community through music.
Five tips to help you prepare for your NDIS plan reassessment
For the first edition of our NDIS news series, we share our top tips for preparing for an upcoming plan reasse...
Life Without Barriers responds to DES Quality Framework
We welcome the Federal Government’s release of the Disability Employment Services (DES) Quality Framework.
Five podcasts from Australians with disability to listen and lear...
Wrap your ears or eyes around these podcasts by Australians with disability and listen up as they share their ...
Life Without Barriers supports the six areas of systemic reform t...
Life Without Barriers welcomes the six key areas of systemic reform to the NDIS announced by The Hon. Bill Sho...
Tara’s art adds a bit of magic to a Darwin playground
Tara uses her creative talents to beautify Darwin, receiving public recognition for her contribution.
Inspired by her mum, Angelique’s art reaches high places
Creating art holds special meaning for Angelique, a Darwin-based Supported Independent Living resident.
Responding to Jenny’s changing needs
Life Without Barriers Support Coordination helps Jenny retain her independence with the right supports.
Winning more than medals at the Special Olympics
Darren, Damien and Craig team up to represent Victoria at the Special Olympics!
Bowling for fun, for good times, and for Victoria
How playing a game for fun led to more opportunities for Damian, Craig and Darren in their community.
Emily uses art as a method of communication
Since partnering with her support team and the right art therapist, Emily’s talent as an artist has bloomed.
Bruce turns his life around with some support
Thanks to Bruce's resilience and the support of the people around him, Bruce's story is now one of joy and hop...
Did you know these famous Aussies are neurodivergent?
It’s time to shake off stereotypes and reject harmful representations of neurodivergent people.
Inclusion Australia's 'experiences of employment' survey
Your opportunity to take part in an important survey about the employment of people with disability.
Keeping people safe and well through COVID-19
How the Life Without Barriers COVID-19 Response Unit helped keep people connected.
Micky’s winning personality nets a prize
Micky is happiest when playing netball with his friends.
How disability support services can change a rural town
Lleyton's story about living with a disability in a remote part of Australia isn't what you might expect.
Sound Barriers can’t stop the music – connecting with community
Access to the NDIS and support from Life Without Barriers has enabled a group of local musicians to rock on.
Microbusinesses creating greater employment opportunities in Hoba...
Creative Lab helps people with disability to get into the labour market.
New accessible accommodation in Canberra
Housing tailored to meet individual needs.
Supported Independent Living has helped Cassie thrive
Cassie is a keen cyclist and loves exploring her new community on her pushbike.
Alex explores pathways to employment with the support of YPEP!
From working with animals to performing on the drums solo, Alex has been exploring pathways and developing his...
Democracy in action at the NDIS Jobs and Skills Forum
Disability Support Worker, Balthazar Boutry, shares his reflection on attending the first-ever NDIS Jobs and S...
John and Yerilama find their green thumbs in Supported Independen...
A free packet of vegetable seeds from a grocery delivery has given fruit, and not just in the garden. Supporte...
Sam builds his employment skills with YPEP
Sam is on the tools at Hamilton Men’s Shed, building projects and his employment skills at the same time with ...
Going the extra mile for Daniel’s holiday happiness!
Knowing how much Daniel loves his holidays, his support team helps him make the most of his holiday fun.
A country music star is born in the Hunter
Tex is ready to take on the world with a little help from his support staff.
Four ways to help people feel safe to share their disability at w...
Some people feel uncomfortable sharing information about their disability in the workplace. Here is how you ca...
Disability Done Different: with Director Graeme Innes AM
Graeme Innes reflects on the value of lived experience and Labor’s priorities now they are back in charge of t...
Why we don't need Disability Services for an inclusive Australia
"We need to drive societal change and do ourselves out of business.” - Chief Executive, Claire Robbs.
Pathways to employment – Jayden’s first job with the support of Y...
Like most young people leaving school, Jayden was eager to score his first job and start to earn his own money...
Tiara’s work ethic pays off with Joblife
Subway partners with Joblife, dedicated to building inclusive restaurants.
Meet the people of Normanby Street
Active support and individual choice have made all the difference for the five housemates of Normanby Street.
Patrick pursues his dreams with Young People's Employment Pathway...
During his internship with Life Without Barriers, Patrick put his videography skills to work, capturing the Yo...
Join the NDIA Winter Relief Workforce
Life Without Barriers' supports the NDIA's call for qualified Disability Support Workers to join a national Wi...
Life Without Barriers renews Disability Confident Recruiter statu...
Life Without Barriers has reaffirmed our commitment to providing a barrier-free and inclusive recruitment proc...
We support the increased price limits for NDIS participants
Life Without Barriers applauds the announcement by the Federal Government that NDIS participants will benefit ...
Life Without Barriers Recognised at Disability Confidence Awards
Life Without Barriers was awarded Top Performer in the Premises category of the Access and Inclusion Index. We...
A love for life that needs no words
Brent loves getting active, and especially loves the surf. When Brent’s support team heard about a local Disab...
Raelene finds her forever home
Meet Raelene, a die-hard Princess Diana fan and dog lover who found her home in Supported Independent Living.