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 ongoing custodians of the land.
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...
Did you know these famous Aussies are neurodivergent?
It’s time to shake off stereotypes and reject harmful representations of neurodivergent people.
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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Family Matters Report 2023 highlights the need for transformative...
SNAICC's annual report: Strong Communities. Strong Culture. Stronger Children.
Improving employment opportunities for people with disability
Working without barriers, every day.
What's on at Life Without Barriers in December!
Join Life Without Barriers at a range of events happening across Australia this December.
Campfire tales: An unforgettable adventure at Dean's Green Paddoc...
Swags, stars, and campfire tales create unforgettable moments for five friends.
Cultural immersion day at the Murrook Culture Centre in Worimi
Cultural value is not measured by an assessment of income or position...it is about people and relationships.
How to be a better ally to transgender youth
Trans Day of Remembrance honours the memory of the trans lives lost.
Launceston para athlete George van Dijk achieves frame running dr...
George is kicking goals with the support of Life Without Barriers support coordinator Nicole Gillie.
How to practice workplace allyship
11 actionable steps you can take to practice workplace allyship and create a more inclusive, equitable, and su...
Empowering inclusivity: the latest in accessibility tech features...
A round-up, if you have missed them!
Eight frequently asked questions about foster care in Australia
How to become a carer in Australia can seem confusing, let's break it down!
Generous donations brighten the lives of young people in 2023
These donations had a profound effect on the lives of the young people we support.
What's on at Life Without Barriers in November!
Join Life Without Barriers at a range of events happening across Australia this November.
We reject calls for Royal Commission into abuse of Aboriginal Chi...
We stand with organisations rejecting calls in Federal Parliament by the Opposition Leader.
Life Without Barriers' Youth Workers nominated for WA Youth Award...
Rob and Tim, exceptional youth workers at Life Without Barriers, have been nominated for the 2023 WA Youth Awa...
Hook into Books™ 2023 wrap-up!
Hook into Books™ celebrates another great year of promoting the joys of reading and storytelling!
The outcome of the Referendum is known
Now we reconcile what this means for the country we are and the nation we seek to become.
Support for the Voice, an open letter from the disability communi...
A letter to people across Australia.
Navigating mental health through art
Artists with lived experience shed light on the complexities of mental health at the 2023 mindshare Exhibition...
The Referendum has created additional cultural load
Mental health and well-being in the lead-up to the Voice to Parliament.
Emily rewrites the book on independence
Meet Em, a social woman with a contagious laugh and a great sense of humour.
Australia's largest resources on the Voice to Parliament have lau...
Be informed to vote – 14 October 2023.
Community sector joint statement of support for the Voice
Life Without Barriers joins the call for a constitutionally enshrined Voice to Parliament.
What's on at Life Without Barriers in October!
Join Life Without Barriers at a range of events happening across Australia during October.
Community support improving health outcomes for Canberrans
The ACT Government is improving how Canberrans access care with Community Assistance Temporary Supports.
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.
Remembering the National Foster and Kinship Carer Conference 2023...
Our carers and staff led four sessions in front of a record number of delegates.
Celebrating National Foster and Kinship Care Week 2023 with compa...
Shining a spotlight on the incredible work of foster and kinship carers across Australia.
So our words won’t be wasted, by Emma Bennison
A reflection on what this enormous year means for people with disability.
Liz, Shepparton local foster carer, shares her journey
Liz Lindner, a Shepparton local said she has been a foster carer for over eight years.
Geelong locals to think differently about foster care
No two children or families are the same, at Life Without Barriers we don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach.
First Easy Read interpretation of the Uluru Statement of the Hear...
The disability sector have come together with the First Nations sector for this interpretation of the Uluru St...
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...
Voice to Parliament - new translated factsheets released in 45+ l...
The Life Without Barriers hub has released Phase 2 of Referendum resources in multiple languages.
United in support for self-determination
Disability community unites in solidarity for the Voice to Parliament.
The disability community affirms support for a Voice to Parliamen...
Statement from the disability community in support of a First Nations Voice to Parliament.
Allies for Children, Child Protection agencies, rally behind SNAI...
Agencies back SNAICC and say care outcomes are better when community is involved.
Child Protection Week 2023 with Life Without Barriers
Child protection lives in our hearts and minds every day.
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...
Hear from some of our wonderful carers for Foster Care Week
People from all backgrounds and walks of life are encouraged to become foster carers.
Promoting accessible resources for inclusive voting in Australia
Translations in Auslan, Easy English, and Plain Language about the upcoming referendum have been released.
Statement from the Board of Life Without Barriers
The Life Without Barriers Board supports a constitutionally enshrined First Nations Voice to Parliament.
Life Without Barriers welcomes announcement of Referendum date
The 14th of October 2023 will be a pivotal date for our nation’s path towards Reconciliation.
What's on at Life Without Barriers in September!
Join Life Without Barriers at a range of events happening across Australia during September.
National Child Protection Week 2023 - Where We Start Matters
Empowering communities to provide every child a fair go.
What’s the hook? Footy fever joins Hook into Books™ in 2023
Thanks to the amazing Matildas, footy fever has hit Australia! No more so than for our kids who are connecting...
Wear It Purple Day 2023: 'Write Your Story'
LGBTQIA+ at Life Without Barriers.
Life Without Barriers to separate SIL and SDA
Life Without Barriers to separate Supported Living and Specialist Disability Accommodation to enable choice fo...
Georgia is working on her success formula
Georgia’s employment journey leads to the creation of a sensory-friendly bath bomb line.
Why Aged Care Support Workers love what they do
"We have such an important impact on the community and help families stay together for as long as we can."
Barry's bowling revival: rediscovering joy with a little support
Barry is doing his favourite things again, with a little help from his support worker Monique.
Changing lives for children with complex needs at Life Without Ba...
Foster carers are needed across Australia.
Aged care, a career where empathy and kindness are key to success
Are you looking for a career that is deeply rewarding where there’s never a dull day?
Little Voices, Loud Futures - in discussion at Life Without Barri...
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's Day 2023.
The Black Fireflies can’t stop the beat!
The Black Fireflies, supported by Life Without Barriers, find connection with the community through music.
Catch-a-Reader with Life Without Barriers
We can all encourage reading with our children and young people.
Thank you to our Hook into Books™ supporters and partners
Life Without Barriers acknowledges the incredible support of those who make our Hook into Books™ the incredibl...
Reading out loud without barriers
During the 2023 Hook into Books™ campaign, we’re asking you to tell us what book you're hooked on! #ImHooked
What's on at Life Without Barriers in August!
Join Life Without Barriers at a range of events happening across Australia during August.
Embracing diversity through inclusive language
Promote inclusive conversations through the power of inclusive language.
Voice to Parliament - translated factsheets in 45+ languages
The Life Without Barriers hub offers translated resources on the Referendum in multiple languages.
The Life Without Barriers travelling book suitcases and backpacks
Hook into Books™: nurturing a love of reading, one story at a time!
Promoting inclusivity: workplace accommodations can benefit every...
By implementing workplace accommodations, employers can foster a supportive environment for all.
How Life Without Barriers celebrated NAIDOC Week across the count...
While we celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures all year round, throughout NAIDOC Week, we s...
Intergenerational Virtual Storytime
Hook into Books™ is extending its virtual reach – introducing the Intergenerational Virtual Storytime!
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.
Worsening of Close the Gap Targets in child protection needs urge...
Four Closing the Gap measures have taken backwards steps in a new mixed report.
Members only club - join your local library
Libraries are a place of adventure and wonder for kids and adults of all ages.
Join the Life Without Barriers 'Reading Adventure Challenge'
The Hook into Books™ 'Reading Adventure Challenge' is an opportunity for children and young people to experien...
Liz reflects on the 2023 NAIDOC theme 'For Our Elders'
Liz Lewry from Life Without Barriers Aged Care team reflects on this year’s NAIDOC Week theme.
Joint statement of support - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islande...
In a powerful show of unity, Life Without Barriers has joined more than 70 organisations in a joint statement ...
Cultural immersion in Tasmania with Elder Aunty Patsy
Our Tasmanian team's Cultural Immersion Day on the traditional lands of the Stoney Creek Nation.
Translated resources empower multicultural communities for the Re...
Online multicultural resources and Voice town hall, Tuesday, 11 July, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.
Inclusive language for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peop...
How we talk about Reconciliation is just as important as the actions we take.
What's on at Life Without Barriers in July!
Join Life Without Barriers at a range of events happening across Australia during July.
How will you celebrate during NAIDOC Week 2023?
This year’s NAIDOC Week theme, ‘For Our Elders’, honours the role Elders played, and continue to play, in Abor...