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One mum's quest to help children with autism using horses

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One mum's quest to help children with autism using horses

The first time Cristelle Capitani introduced her son to her horse, she says her normally disengaged boy came to life.

The smiles and interaction she had yearned to see for so long lit up his face.

As a mum to two boys with autism, it was an experience she had never dreamed possible for her children.

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Blind cricketers left to fund own way to national championships after WA Cricket decision

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Blind cricketers left to fund own way to national championships after WA Cricket decision

After months of dedicated training, an email on the afternoon of Christmas Eve delivered Bradley Brider and his teammates a devastating blow.

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Blind shearing shed roustabout moving on to new challenges

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Blind shearing shed roustabout moving on to new challenges

Ashlea Hughes is legally blind, but the 26-year-old won't let it be a barrier to navigating her way around the lanolin-oiled floorboards of shearing sheds across South Australia and Victoria where she has worked for the past five years. 

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Are pregnant women, elderly and people with disability prioritised in PCR testing queues?

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Are pregnant women, elderly and people with disability prioritised in PCR testing queues?

At 25 weeks pregnant, Brisbane woman Leilehua Fa'onevai waited in her car for eight hours to receive a PCR test. 

Her parents, who live with her, had tested positive to COVID-19 and she couldn't find rapid antigen tests (RATs) in shops or state-run clinics.

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I'm a photographer and I'm colourblind — this is what I've learnt about the world

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I'm a photographer and I'm colourblind — this is what I've learnt about the world

I'm a photographer. I'm also completely colourblind. 

I see no colour, and never have, as I was born with a condition called rod monochromatism.

Forms of colour blindness are thought to affect about 8 per cent of men and 0.4 per cent of women, according to Vision Australia, but my condition is amongst the rarest and most severe forms.

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