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Mobility Ramps: Provides Safe and Reliable Access

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Mobility Ramps: Provides Safe and Reliable Access

Wheelchair/Mobility Scooter ramps are a great ally, recently supported by the law. The law was passed in March 2013. A wheelchair and mobility scooter ramp is an alternative to stairs. It can be placed on top of an existing stairway or by its side or even completely replace. Ramps allow people with disabilities to travel from lower level to upper level with ease. Introducing the Ausnew Mobility Ramps The Ausnew selection of mobility access ramps includes a variety of options. They are designed for people in wheelchairs, scooters and mobility scooters to get over a curb or over a threshold....

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Jason Hooper’s sporting love affair

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Jason Hooper’s sporting love affair

Gold medal winning athlete, Jason Hooper was born with Aperts Syndrome, which affects his hands and feet, but he doesn’t let that stop him living his life to the fullest and achieving his goals. At 23, Jason saw a sporting show about a disabled athlete, and that was it! It inspired him to join his local track team, and the rest was history.

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'It means the world to me'

Acessibility Artist dance performer Restless Dance Theatre

'It means the world to me'

For dancer Michael Hodyl, a long-time member of Adelaide's Restless Dance Theatre, there have been "lots of chances out there to dance".

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'I had become a liability'

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'I had become a liability'

Ana Maria Belo wants productions to consider the kind of modifications they could make to ensure all performers can be on stage.

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Performers with disability reflect on the state of access in Australia's arts

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Performers with disability reflect on the state of access in Australia's arts

"It's an exciting time for disabled and d/Deaf actors," Carly Findlay said.

"[People with disability] are seen so much more in art, TV and the written word. If a young person sees a person with disability in a play, they can think 'wow, there's hope for me. I can do that too'."

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