Inclusion

Education and technology supporting inclusion in the workplace

According to the Department of Social Services, 48 per cent of Australians with a disability are employed, compared to 80 per cent from those without a disability. Dinesh Palipana is a doctor, lawyer, and disability advocate who wants more inclusion for people with disabilities in the workforce. He has recently been appointed as Ambassador for …

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Multicultural Queensland Month calls for state-wide celebration of diversity

Multicultural Queensland Month kicked off this week, with events and activities across the state of Queensland. This month-long opportunity calls Queenslanders to join together to celebrate diversity, and consider how to ‘put inclusion into action’. However, as Queensland is predicted to have high population growth within the next decade, how can we ensure these values of …

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Media still not including Australian with disabilities

This year, Dylan Alcott was awarded Australian of the Year, recognising his efforts in sports and advocacy for Australians with a disability. While this is a good step on the way, some media organisations are still not representing this sector of the community. Free resources like the Disability Reporting Handbook are available for journalists, but …

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