Arts Education Law

A bright future for vision-impaired legal eagles

Two vision-impaired law students are off to a flying start at Griffith, achieving top marks in their first trimester even in the midst of a pandemic.
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Disability

Griffith researchers in national disability research program

The National Disability Research Partnership (NDRP), announced Monday by the Hon. Stuart Robert MP, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and Minister for Government Services, and the Hon. Anne Ruston, Minister for Families and Social Services, brings together experts in disability policy and research to deliver a world-class disability research and policy hub.
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ADaPT

Doctor, researcher and disability advocate says COVID-19 highlights healthcare rationing issues

Healthcare rationing disproportionately affects people with disabilities and COVID-19 has put a well overdue spotlight on the issue.
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Alumni

Top diplomat honoured with Griffith DUniv

One of the United States’ most respected diplomats has received an honorary doctorate from Griffith University.
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ADaPT

Dr Palipana recognised for his passionate advocacy

Dr Dinesh Palipana has been recognised with a global award for his work in advocating for people with disabilities.
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ADaPT

Innovative BioSpine program attracts $2m grant from Insurance Commission

Griffith has secured a $2m grant from the Motor Accident Insurance Commission for the BioSpine program.
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Corporate

Griffith’s rehabilitation and return to work initiatives recognised

Griffith’s Injury Management Team has won the Best Rehabilitation and Return to work Management System award at the 2019 Queensland Government's Safe Work and Return to Work Awards.
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Corporate

Human Rights leader honoured by Griffith with DUniv

One of Australia's leading advocates for people with a disability and a former Anti-Discrimination Commissioner has received an honorary doctorate from Griffith University.
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Disability

Online study proves way to go for future career in disability sector

A passion for helping people with disability is close to Chithrani Palipana’s heart.
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Disability

Griffith launches free online course to open up disability discussion

‘Realising Career Potential: Rethinking Disability’ is a free MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) now open for enrolment that enables learners to see how rehabilitation counsellors help people with disadvantage or disability realise their vocational potential.
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Arts Education Law

Open Doors paves way for better reporting on disability

Griffith University journalism students are at the forefront of a campaign to improve media representation of people with a disability. Project Open Doors, which aims to develop positive media reporting around people with a disability, was launched by the Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin on Monday, July 10. Project coordinator and journalism lecturer Faith Valencia says […]
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Disability

Improving human rights for people with disabilities

What happens when service provision for people with disabilities does not live up to expectations and people are left feeling vulnerable or exposed in their own living environment? This is just one of the discussion topics on the agenda at next week’s Human Rights Forum.
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Disability

World-leading centre for rehabilitation and disability research opens

Experts in rehabilitation have joined forces to improve the outcomes for people with long-term disabling conditions including spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and persistent pain.
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Disability

ARC funds child protection, disability and aged care research

A Griffith University-led team will examine the scope and quality of Australian social work research to determine its effectiveness and ways to improve the quality of services in child protection, disability and aged care.
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Disability

Griffith NDIS Symposia calls to improve equity for CALD community with disabilities

The National Insurance Disability Scheme (NDIS) will be called on to support the rights of people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds with disability as part of the focus for the ninth NDIS Symposium.
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