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Grotesque Spectacle – Rio Has a Long Way To Go To Become More Accessible

The Paralympic Games will never be a panacea for the social issues facing a host city and nation. But can they be a beginning to enabling social, cultural and environmental change?
Rio is an old city, with dense areas such as the Rocinha favela. Making it accessible is no small ask. Continue Reading Grotesque Spectacle – Rio Has a Long Way To Go To Become More Accessible

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Commonwealth Games were far better Integrated But Society Needs to Catch Up

The Commonwealth Games integrated the para-games into the main event which was fantastic and should serve as an example to other events on how to incorporate accessibility. However society in general still needs much improvement with basic infrastructure such as transport still having a long way to go. Continue Reading Commonwealth Games were far better Integrated But Society Needs to Catch Up

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What is an MLAK Key & How It Can Help The Disabled With Accessibility

The Master Locksmiths Access Key (MLAK) enables people who are physically challenged to have 24-hour access to public facilities. The MLAK system has been installed in elevators at railway stations, toilets in Council municipalities and National Parks, and in adaptive playground equipment throughout Australia. Continue Reading What is an MLAK Key & How It Can Help The Disabled With Accessibility

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What needs to be considered when travelling in a wheelchair? John and Ange Miezitis Speak Out

Hear an interview with a wheelchair user of 30 years who travels the world with his wife and is a self described foodie. They discuss air travel & accessible accommodation. Continue Reading What needs to be considered when travelling in a wheelchair? John and Ange Miezitis Speak Out

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Making Our Cities Accessible For People With Disabilities Is Easier Than You Think

You would think a city that each year hosts Australia’s largest conference for people with disability would be the most accessible for all people. Not according to our research which highlights 119 issues that need fixing if Geelong, Victoria, wants to be a model “city for all”. Continue Reading Making Our Cities Accessible For People With Disabilities Is Easier Than You Think

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