Continuing Disability Civil Rights

I recently watched a fabulous documentary called Crip Camp. It provided compelling insight into the American civil rights movement as it relates to people with disabilities. The show was powerful, humbling and inspiring, and got me thinking about not only the work that has been done but how we can all play a role in read more...

The Beach House Geelong

Accessibility Review The grand, art deco styled, red-brick beauty sitting at the end of Eastern Beach has recently undergone an impressive revamp and is now home to The Beach House Geelong, a friendly cafe, kiosk and functions venue. This stately dame is nearly 100 years old and thanks to the new tenants she is only read more...

The Necessities For Disability Travelling

Necessity has driven humankind to strategise, design, create and innovate (some of these humans are featured in the ‘Australian Of The Year’ monument pillars along Lake Burley-Griffin. See featured pic). This need has resulted in contributions, both beneficial, and at times detrimental because we have always strived for ways to fulfil a real or perceived read more...

You Can Travel With A Disability

In the beginning I didn’t always fly, drive and travel with a disability. Hobart airport tarmac, disembarking, May 2012. My first, most visceral disability travel moment. Thighs frenetically, yet weakly quivering, knees begging to stay locked in supporting my uprightness. I pictured my forward plunging body lying, bleeding from every point of bitumen-contact with each read more...

Changing Places, Changing Lives

People are missing out on life experiences and it just isn’t right. Most of us tend to take for granted that whenever we attend an event or enjoy our great Aussie outdoors that we will have access to a loo and running water – we’ll even have a changing place if called for . The read more...