Author Archives: Guest author

Nov 6

For some of us, this is life and it does not end.


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Oct 20

It’s been really difficult, particularly with the lack of certainty.


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Sep 17

I just pray every day that we will be allowed to go outside of the suburb, just to get food.


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Aug 14

I could see the doctors talking but couldn’t understand what they were saying. It was very isolating.


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Mar 11

A guest post from Megan Weier at the Centre for Social Impact. When governments talk about ‘progress’, it’s almost always


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Feb 3

Ben Martin Hobbs explores why the in-home care system is failing the older people it’s meant to empower.


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Nov 4

"My chronic pain is a whole disability on its own too. It deserves the same respect and weight."


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Oct 11

A guest post from Consumer Policy Research Centre's Karl Barratt.


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May 24

Kate Colvin from Council to Homeless Persons shares budget priorities that can help thousands of Victorians facing homelessness.


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Mar 25

More needs to be done for carers in LGBTIQ communities, writes Gabriel Aleksandrs from Drummond Street Services.


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Mar 15

Parents of kids with undiagnosed genetic conditions are trying to get into a research studies to find answers and avoid


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Mar 1

Unemployment and underemployment, as well as physical and mental health problems, were the most common experiences of people falling behind


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Nov 19

Natasha Brake, who works in disability advocacy, is vision impaired and has been trying to set up her NDIS plan.


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Nov 1

VicSRC is the peak body representing school-aged students in Victoria. We exist to empower all student voices to be valued


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Oct 22

Single mother families do it tough when it comes to school costs, writes Jenny Davidson, CEO of Council of Single


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Aug 8

Insights on welfare conditionality from an international perspective.


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Jun 18

Most of us in Australia don’t read privacy policies. We should.


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May 31

No to Violence takes us inside the court system and explains the work of those tasked with engaging with men affected


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Nov 28

Güler Altunbas' story of reclaiming her happiness after a lifetime of physical, emotional and sexual violence.


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Jul 13

The ABC podcast Trace reminds us that victims and witnesses with disabilities have a right to be heard.


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May 24

Violent men always always seek to justify and explain away their actions. Here's how they do it.


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Mar 28

Ageist stereotypes and assumptions about the capabilities of older people can be disempowering and takes away older people’s agency and


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Aug 9

Four Corners shocked Australia with images from inside the Don Dale detention centre, prompting widespread condemnation and a Royal Commission.


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Mar 25

This guest post from VAADA, examines an evaluation they commissioned of the processes employed by the then Department of Health


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