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Two women out for a walk, enjoying the sunshine. One woman is in a wheelchair.

We want to hear from you

The Department of Social Services would like to know what you think about the lives of people with disability in Australia and how things may have improved in the last two years. Read more

Dylan Alcott 2017 Patron

Dylan Alcott is one of Australia’s most successful and well recognised Paralympians. Born with a tumour… Read more
Launch of education resources for consumers with disability

Launch of education resources for consumers with disability

To coincide with International Day of People with Disability on 3 December, Australia’s consumer protection agencies have released a range of educational resources to help people with disability understand your consumer rights and to help you use these rights if something you pay for isn't right. Read more

Celebrate International Day of People with Disability

Celebrate International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) on 3 December and help break down disability barriers and celebrate abilities. Read more

Karni Liddell 2016 Patron

Karni is a highly acclaimed international speaker, radio broadcaster, disability advocate and Paralympic champion. Read more

The Awards

The National Disability Awards are held each year leading up to International Day of People with Disability celebrations. Read more

Pollies play blind cricket

The cricket match was one of close to 1000 events held in communities across Australia to celebrate IDPwD. Read more