• Sep, 2021

    Window of Opportunity campaign: stories from the launch

    Right now in Australia, there’s no standard program for screening babies for CP. That’s why the Window of Opportunity campaign exists: to advocate for a national Baby Movement Screening program for every child born, or BaMS for Bubs. At the launch event the CPActive community heard from four parents about their child’s journey to diagnosis and treatment. These are their stories. Read more
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  • Jul, 2021

    NDIS independent assessments scrapped

    CPActive recognises the long-standing hard work of disability advocates in opposing the NDIS independent assessments and their big win in having the proposal scrapped.  In February more than 20 organisations, led by Every Australian Counts, […] Read more
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  • Jun, 2021

    Wrap-up: Activism 101 Skill Share

    Our CPActive event ‘Activsm 101’ was a smaller skill share session where three prominent disability activists dropped in to share their wisdom with the CPActive community. Grassroots campaigner Jerusha Mather, Jean Cotchin from the Every Australian Counts campaign, and Elly Desmarchelier from Women With Disabilities Australia joined us to discuss how they found their passion for activism, their experiences dealing with politicians and decision-makers, why the world needs to hear more voices with lived experience of disability. Read more
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  • May, 2021

    Federal budget 2021-22 | What’s changing for the NDIS?

    Yesterday the Federal government released its budget, which included another boost to the NDIS as well as new funds for community and support services. Here’s a brief breakdown of what’s new… Read more
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