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How Stuart Robert can fix the NDIS

How Stuart Robert can fix the NDIS

Greens spokesperson Jordon Steele-John offers some tips for the new minister.

Jon Faine misses the point … Nine’s bid for tennis rights … Cosmo cut from checkouts …

Jon Faine misses the point … Nine’s bid for tennis rights … Cosmo cut from checkouts …

Melbourne radio host Jon Faine has apologised for a nightmare interview with disability activist Carly Findlay. Plus, other media stories from the day.

The strange coalition fighting Victoria’s euthanasia laws

The strange coalition fighting Victoria’s euthanasia laws

Progressive advocates who have fought for LGBTI rights and abortion rights find themselves on the same side as deeply conservative Christians in the fight against legal euthanasia.

Rundle: Hanson’s autistic kids comments reveal a truth no one wants to talk about

Rundle: Hanson’s autistic kids comments reveal a truth no one wants to talk about

That some teachers have to devote most of their attention to children with serious behaviour management issues is hardly news to anyone with a child in school, but there’s a curious veil of silence drawn across it.

Hanson’s lock ’em up disability strategy two decades old

Hanson’s lock ’em up disability strategy two decades old

Pauline Hanson has long regarded Australians with disabilities as a problem for the rest of us, an old document shows.

Why we know nothing about the victims of Sagamihara

Why we know nothing about the victims of Sagamihara

The mass murderer who targeted disabled people in a care facility in Japan said he wanted people with disabilities to "disappear". Our society seems to agree.

Govt turns a blind eye to TV access for the sight-impaired

Govt turns a blind eye to TV access for the sight-impaired

Audio-description allows blind people to watch television by describing non-verbal action through a second audio track as it is aired. And disability advocates are fighting to bring it to Australia.

Why do we still think cripface is OK?

Why do we still think cripface is OK?

Disability academic Beth Haller talks about new ways of giving people with disabilities control over their own narratives. And she says help could be coming from quite an unlikely quarter.

Goodbye to my friend Stella, we owe you so much

Goodbye to my friend Stella, we owe you so much

Shakira Hussein pays tribute to the biting, brilliant wit of Stella Young -- and a life free from inspiration porn.

Departure of a gutsy, thoughtful senator leaves politics the poorer

Departure of a gutsy, thoughtful senator leaves politics the poorer

LNP senator Sue Boyce was a rare senatorial figure with guts, principles and a willingness to think issues through.