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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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Wheelchair sports helped pull Wendy out of a 'deep, dark hole'. But participating isn't always an easy process

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Wheelchair sports helped pull Wendy out of a 'deep, dark hole'. But participating isn't always an easy process

After 100 surgeries "cutting off bits" of her leg at a time, Wendy Passfield was on so many painkillers she couldn't get out of bed or string a sentence together.

While in hospital for a Caesarean section operation 17 years ago, she said healthcare workers tried to move her and "dropped" her, breaking her ankle.

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Advocacy group calls for more support to help people with a disability buy a home

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Advocacy group calls for more support to help people with a disability buy a home

After losing his sight at the age of six, Ben Gritt's goal of owning his own home always felt out of reach.

"Over the years I have thought about it," Mr Gritt said. 

"Being on a disability pension and not being employed for a number of years, it seemed like a pipe dream."

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