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Veteran ABC weather presenter Jenny Woodward recognised among Queensland trailblazers in 2024 Australia Day honours

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Veteran ABC weather presenter Jenny Woodward recognised among Queensland trailblazers in 2024 Australia Day honours

After almost half a century in broadcast, Queensland weather presenter Jenny Woodward has been recognised in this year's Australia Day honours list.

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Federal government looks to regain trust in Disability Employment Services with sweeping overhaul after years of criticism

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Federal government looks to regain trust in Disability Employment Services with sweeping overhaul after years of criticism

Jordan Priest isn't sure about what he wants to do for work.

The autistic 24-year-old said he receives the Disability Support Pension (DSP), but that it's not enough to live out of home independently.

He said scrolling through rental listings in his home city of Canberra was depressing.

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Maryborough Endeavour timber facility teaches people with disability skills to further their careers

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Maryborough Endeavour timber facility teaches people with disability skills to further their careers

Kirsten Drier is breaking barriers in more ways than one.

Ten years ago, she was afraid her disability would be a barrier to getting a job.

Now, Ms Drier is teaching others the tricks of the trade in an industry usually dominated by men.

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Archibald Prize finalist Adrian Jangala Robertson takes his paintings of Yalpirakinu to London

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Archibald Prize finalist Adrian Jangala Robertson takes his paintings of Yalpirakinu to London

As I walk into a London gallery, the artist Adrian Jangala Robertson is painting a wild mountainous landscape of pinks and oranges.

The canvas in front of him stands in stark contrast to the grey streets and towers that can be seen through the gallery's glass doors. But Robertson, as Liz Pedersen explains, is painting his home country in central Australia.

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When disability and queerness collide, a unique world of inaccessibility becomes clear

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When disability and queerness collide, a unique world of inaccessibility becomes clear

There came a certain point in my gender transition when I started getting the dubious compliment: "I couldn't even tell!" 

In the trans community, we refer to this as "passing", and while no-one says this about my brain injury — it's impossible to deny the scars on my head, or the steel of my wheelchair — the word is also common within the context of disability.

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