Disability is a Blessing Too

The Australian Federal Election campaign is now in full swing and "Scotty from Ableism" has lit up the internet because he is “blessed” to not have “children with disabilities.” Understandably parents with children who have disabilities and the rest of the disability community are shocked and outraged. What does that make us? The Cursed Ones?? … Continue reading Disability is a Blessing Too

Day of Happiness

It seems somewhat incongruous to be celebrating the International Day of Happiness when so many people around the world are experiencing anything but happiness. The corona virus is still claiming lives and there is great inequity across the world in access to vaccines and treatment. There is also an unsettling disquiet about whose lives have … Continue reading Day of Happiness

i4Give Week

“There is Freedom in Forgiveness” Two years ago a horrible and tragic accident took the lives of four children, Sienna, Antony and Angelina Abdullah, and their cousin Veronique Sakr, when a man, driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, lost control of his vehicle and mounted the footpath. The tragic loss of four young … Continue reading i4Give Week

Carers Week 2021 – Millions of Reasons to Care

“Carers are an essential part of our health system. They are the foundation of our aged, disability, palliative, and community care systems.” Every year 2.65 million Australian carers perform 2.2 billion hours of unpaid care. There are many reasons why a person may become a carer - disability, mental illness, chronic conditions, terminal illness and … Continue reading Carers Week 2021 – Millions of Reasons to Care