What IDPWD stories to disabled people want?

Often media coverage of International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) can be shallow, and focus on issues that aren’t central to disabled people. I asked disabled people for their ideas for different stories about what matters to them- ‘more about...
Climate Strike

Climate Strike

How can moves to address climate change, and protests to demand action, include disabled people? Alice Wong, Jason Boberg and Mia highlighted the different ways that organisers of the climate protests weren’t making them accessible. Alice raised that...
The original baby bonus

The original baby bonus

[First published in the Summer Edition, The King’s Tribune, 2014] “The rights of property have always been more earnestly considered than the rights of the human being. The criminal who injures or appropriates another man’s property is more heavily...

Dreaming of home

[First published in The King’s Tribune, 2013] Recent prognostications on whether there is a housing bubble going on are only looking at part of the complicated picture of where Australians call home. For the 30% of Australians who rent,  finding secure and...