Statement on Ecumenical Solidarity with Sudan

A woman walks to fetch water in Kauda,It has been more than a year since large-scale fighting broke out between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF). This conflict between two former allies in the 2021 military coup that toppled the previous transitional government has almost destroyed a country whose people had already suffered through many years of protracted and multidimensional crises.

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Joint Statement on Australian, State and Territory responses – Disability Royal Commission

Disability Royal Commission recommendations on Housing and homelessnessThe final report includes 222 recommendations. Addressing these recommendations requires a coordinated national effort. All governments are committed to working closely together to support and implement the Royal Commission’s vision for an inclusive Australia, and to ensure reform will implement meaningful and lasting change.
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Preventing Violence Against Women with Disabilities from Multicultural Communities

Women with Disabilities Victoria Women with Disabilities Victoria and Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health are pleased to invite you to Preventing Violence Against Women with Disabilities from Multicultural Communities – a FREE event to launch our newest gender and disability workforce development resources! This event will be online via Zoom, on Thursday 20th June 2024 from 11AM. Registrations close 13 June.

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Podcasts released to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day

What is your disability?A series of podcasts have been released to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day (16 May). One in five Australians lives with a disability, a number which is increasing as the population ages. People with disabilities work in a number of different sectors and industries, including early childhood education and care (ECEC), and workplace adjustments – which the podcasts discuss – can be life changing for people with disability.

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Tags: Anti-Discrimination NSW, communication and flexibility, Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Workplace Adjustments Series