FashionAble - Celebrating Ability and Diversity

Jason Clymo announced as headline model for FashionAble 2017, a fundraising event event for leading QLD disability service provider Multicap.

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Learn It, Work It!

LEARN IT, WORK IT! Our South Australian member, Cara, was invited by TAFE SA to be a part of their 2019 Student Recruitment Campaign.

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Rocky Bay celebrates 80 years of service in the WA community.

Leading disability services provider and Ability First Australia member, Rocky Bay, has reached a significant milestone for Western Australia, celebrating its 80th anniversary.

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Scope and Agosci 2018 National Tour

Scope Australia presents Speak Up and Be Safe From Abuse Promoting Rights and Safety for Adults with Complex Communication Needs

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StGiles: A Studio Space for Everyone

StGiles Studio Space is a new program to provide young Tasmanians with disability opportunities with arts professionals to learn theatre skills and development of ‘voice’ through movement, improvisation, character development skills as well as musical theatre.

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Northcott recognised at BRW Innovation Awards 2015

Congratulations to Kerry Stubbs and the team at Northcott for being recognised as one of Australia’s most innovative companies in BRW Most Innovative Company's, reaching a lofty 22 out of the over 500 entries. Such a huge achievement, and the only NFP and many of the others in industries where innov…

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Supporting Captain Crabb to sail in Japan

Wayne Crabb loves sailing - a passion he has pursued despite his disability. Wayne, 65, was born with cerebral palsy. He lives independently with support from Cara in an apartment in Adelaide. Wayne is a graphic designer and an avid sailor with Sailability SA.  Cara have entered his story as a do…

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CBA Wynyard presents Ability First Australia with Community Grant

CBA Wynyard Branch Manager, Kyse Areda, dropped in to Ability First Australia HQ this morning to present a $500 cheque, as part of CBA's Community Grants program.  The Grant will go towards supporting Ability First's exchange program with Easterseals, the largest disability service provider in the U…

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Ability First Australia 2014 Annual Review

The Ability First Australia 2014 Annual Review has just been released. View the report here today.

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Focus on Ability Short Film Festival stars Cara customer from Port Augusta.

Anthony is like any other eight-year-old boy. He loves the film “Finding Nemo”, watching ABC Kids TV and creating artwork. He’s also an eight-year-old boy who needs to go to hospital as soon as he spikes a temperature. He is the only eight-year-old boy we know with a do-not-resuscitate order. But,…

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Ability First Australia 2013 Annual Review

The Ability First Australia 2013 Annual Review has just been released.

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A Life Without Sight

AFA Director – Professor Ron McCallum AO, who has been blind since birth, speaks to the Huffington Post about his journey as a husband, parent, Professor and advocate for people with disabilities Read the full article

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