ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

Update, Issue 84, Winter 2018: People with disability: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander perspectives

Publication date: 
July 2018

The Winter 2018 journal offers information and perspectives around Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and disability.

Contents include:

  • Editorial - By Susan Helyar, Director, ACTCOSS
  • Speaking with Damian Griffis, CEO of First Peoples Disability Network Australia

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and intellectual disability - Extract from

  • Angela’s story - the providers let me down - From ACTCOSS' Stories of Transition

  • Carers ACT celebrate launch of Reconciliation Action Plan - By Carers ACT

  • Free autism support for families in Canberra - By Positive Partnerships

  • Knights of Nowrania: Creative writing from a young Aboriginal author - Introduction by Julie Moore, creative writing & illustration by Liam Ingrey

  • Social and Economic Wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People with Disability - Extract from ABS publication

  • NDIS Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Engagement Strategy - From NDIS website

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Bus - By Ian Corey, Senior Manager, Flexible Transport Office, Transport Canberra

  • Unfinished business: Art exhibition

  • Disability Employment Provider Expo - 3 August 2018

  • NAIDOC Week: 8-15 July 2018

  • Links to information and resources: FASD, Aboriginal prisoners with disabilities, NDIS, & sign language

  • ACTCOSS staff farewell