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DVLA sent me on a wild goose chase in search of my driving licence
As a wheelchair user I was given a string of inaccessible appointments for an eye test

29, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Senate inquiry to investigate support for Australians with ADHD
Greens senator Jordon Steele-John says people with condition struggle with ‘cost, wait time and stigma’

Stephanie Convery and Matilda Boseley

29, Mar, 2023 @1:21 AM

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‘An inherent indignity’: the fight to get workers with disability a living wage
Advocates are highlighting a system of state tax credits across the US that allow employers to pay employees as low as $3 an hour

Michael Sainato

28, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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O2 Arena showed a dismal attitude to my disability
The venue boasts of a ‘gold standard’ customer service award, but it made a concert visit impossible

Anna Tims

28, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Disabled people are ‘lost and excluded’ when disasters hit, says UN advocate
Lack of data and fallout from Covid both hamper equal rights, and women suffer worst, says new chair of UN disability rights committee

Sarah Johnson

28, Mar, 2023 @5:30 AM

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KIIS FM’s Kyle Sandilands forced into sensitivity training after offensive comments about Paralympians
Station employs second censor after Acma finds radio host’s mocking remarks breached decency provisions

Amanda Meade

28, Mar, 2023 @12:59 AM

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Broke and disabled in Tory Britain: the reality of life on one meal a day
Welfare reforms have left many disabled people effectively destitute. For them, this isn’t a cost-of-living crisis – it’s a cost-of-staying-alive crisis

Frances Ryan

27, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Film explores life of Paralympian who chose the moment of her death
Record breaker Marieke Vervoort, who had an agonising, degenerative illness, used Belgium’s assisted dying laws to give herself ‘a soft, beautiful death’

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

27, Mar, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Two-thirds of UK workers with long Covid have faced unfair treatment, says report
TUC and charity call for better support and legal right to reasonable adjustments at work for sufferers

Heather Stewart

26, Mar, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Goodbye, ‘fit for work’ tests – but what comes next could be worse | Letter
Letter: The work capability assessment has features that it is important to retain. One is the right of appeal to an independent tribunal, writes Patricia de Wolfe

24, Mar, 2023 @5:50 PM

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Good riddance to the work capability assessment, the cruellest social policy of modern times | Frances Ryan
Thousands of people have died after wrongly being found ‘fit for work’, but benefits campaigners aren’t celebrating yet, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan

Frances Ryan

22, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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NDIS provider pursued financial growth over client safety, disability inquiry finds
Royal commission also criticises federal disability watchdog for its handling of complaints centred on provider Afford

Luke Henriques-Gomes Social affairs and inequality editor

20, Mar, 2023 @10:30 PM

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