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Disability no barrier for Eddie Sutherland after Rockhampton truck dealership hires him

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Disability no barrier for Eddie Sutherland after Rockhampton truck dealership hires him

Eddie Sutherland loved his job as a labourer at his local railway, but when work dried up two years ago, he was back in the unemployment queue despite being desperate for a new challenge.

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How parenting makes managing my disability a challenge

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How parenting makes managing my disability a challenge

My partner is woken at 3am by whimpering. And then a cry.

He jolts up out of bed.

Within a few seconds he's making comforting shhhhs and rhythmic pats. Speaking gently. Soothingly.

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NDIS Minister says independent assessments model is 'dead', in win for disability advocates

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NDIS Minister says independent assessments model is 'dead', in win for disability advocates

State and territory disability ministers have shot down controversial reforms to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), in what advocates say is a huge win for the disability community.

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'Am I disabled today?' How Erika finds strength and compassion by embracing her disabilities

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'Am I disabled today?' How Erika finds strength and compassion by embracing her disabilities

Some days Erika England can move houses, other days she can't move from the couch. She writes about how she lives with her fluctuating conditions.

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I want to show people that my disability isn't all funny

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I want to show people that my disability isn't all funny

I'm holding my tics in right now.

It takes a lot of concentration and it really hurts.

It's kind of like holding onto a cough in the middle of an exam when everyone is quiet.

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