Update, Issue 84, Winter 2018: People with disability: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander perspectives

7 June 2018

The Winter 2018 journal offers information and perspectives around Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and disability.

Contents include:

  • Editorial – By Susan Helyar, Director, ACTCOSS
  • Speaking with Damian Griffis, CEO of First Peoples Disability Network Australia
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and intellectual disability – Extract from communitydoor.org.au
  • Angela’s story – the providers let me down – From ACTCOSS’ Stories of Transition
  • Carers ACT celebrate launch of Reconciliation Action Plan – By Carers ACT
  • Free autism support for families in Canberra – By Positive Partnerships
  • Knights of Nowrania: Creative writing from a young Aboriginal author – Introduction by Julie Moore, creative writing & illustration by Liam Ingrey
  • Social and Economic Wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People with Disability – Extract from ABS publication
  • NDIS Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Engagement Strategy – From NDIS website
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Bus – By Ian Corey, Senior Manager, Flexible Transport Office, Transport Canberra
  • Unfinished business: Art exhibition
  • Disability Employment Provider Expo – 3 August 2018
  • NAIDOC Week: 8-15 July 2018
  • Links to information and resources: FASD, Aboriginal prisoners with disabilities, NDIS, & sign language
  • ACTCOSS staff farewell


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