Australia must include people with cognitive disability in politics
People with cognitive disability want their say in Australian politics and we must do more for their political inclusion, say University of Melbourne experts.
Volunteers don’t come free
New University of Melbourne research finds urgent action is needed to maintain sustainable volunteer services for people with disability and their families.
Fighting for the rights of Australians with disability
Geoff Bell was a pioneer in the disability rights movement; his University of Melbourne archive shows how far we’ve come in 40 years, and how far we have to go.
Measuring the value of Australian volunteers
Volunteering is facing uncertainty, but University of Melbourne experts are set to measure the value of volunteers working with people with disabilities.
Retraining the underdogs
People with younger onset dementia are finding assistance dogs are improving their quality life, in a trial being run by the University of Melbourne.
Information accessibility and the right to know
University of Melbourne research investigates guidelines on information accessibility and particularly how those with a disability can make informed decisions.