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NDIS on trial: Citizen jurors hear from scheme participants

abc.net.au — Posted February 19, 2015 22:39:53 Citizen jurors will determine this week whether the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is working, hearing evidence from people with disabilities participating in NDIS launch sites across Australia. The 12 jurors, half are people with a disability and none are part of the NDIS, have been randomly selected.

Manny and Zephaniah Waks tell royal commission about sex abuse ordeal at Yeshivah Centre

abc.net.au — The only survivor of abuse within Melbourne's Jewish community to speak publicly gives evidence at the royal commission into institutional sex abuse.

Manny and Zepheniah Waks tell royal commission about sex abuse ordeal at Yeshivah Centre

abc.net.au — The only survivor of abuse within Melbourne's Jewish community to speak publicly gives evidence at the royal commission into institutional sex abuse.

Recreational Vehicle sales continue to boom as families embrace caravan holiday traditions

abc.net.au — Updated January 25, 2015 10:34:33 As car companies prepare to pull out of Australia, one motor-related industry has a good news story to tell. Production of Recreation Vehicles (RVs) whether towed caravans or self-powered motor homes is booming. It is expected when final figures are released they will show Australian manufacturers built about 22,000 RVs in 2014.

Job hunting 'still a struggle'

abc.net.au — Advocates say Federal Government policies designed to boost employment of people with a disability are not working.

Disability advocates say Federal Government employment policies not working

abc.net.au — Advocates say despite years of Federal Government policies to designed to boost employment, it is as hard as ever for people with a disability to enter the workforce.

Russian teens among thousands 'lured to fight' in Ukraine say activists

abc.net.au — Updated January 10, 2015 11:39:55 Activists says it is an open secret that thousands of Russians are fighting, and dying, in Ukraine. Despite an official ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine, the fighting in some places has never really stopped.

Thousands of Russian teens killed after being 'lured to fight' in Ukraine say activists

abc.net.au — Posted January 10, 2015 10:19:27 Activists says it is an open secret that thousands of Russians are fighting, and dying, in Ukraine. Despite an official ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine, the fighting in some places has never really stopped.

Australia's largest research institutes push to correct gender imbalance in science

abc.net.au — Posted December 22, 2014 08:22:14 Gender balance remains elusive in Australian science but an alliance of some of the country's largest research institutes is pushing for change. Melbourne's Parkville Precinct is the largest medical research cluster in Australia, and one of the largest in the world, employing 4,000 researchers.

Victoria's Supreme Court establishes guidelines for mental health board decisions in Patient X ruling

abc.net.au — Posted December 18, 2014 07:56:19 A ruling by Victoria's Supreme Court could have a big impact nationally concerning mental health review boards. The boards issue thousands of rulings annually determining whether orders to involuntarily admit patients for psychiatric care are valid.
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Feb 26, 2015

@SaraIrvine - know anyone? For demographic change story #ABC keen to intvw 24-40 yr old prof women living alone: Hermant.norman@abc.net.au

Feb 25, 2015

For story on demographic changes, #ABC keen to intvw 24-40 yr old professional women who live alone: pls contact Hermant.norman@abc.net.au

Feb 23, 2015

@OwenBeddall Keen to chat about possible story. Pls contact me at: Hermant.norman@abc.net.au

Feb 20, 2015

RT @amworldtodaypm: .@alexkirkabc has reported for PM, AM & The World Today for the last 17 years. Tonight she says goodbye. http://t.co/qS…

Feb 19, 2015

@jeremysean1955 Sorry if could have been more clear. "Citizens Jury" made of 12 randomly selected people. 6 PWD, none NDIS participants.

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