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Taking to the trails

Anthony Bartl remembers the moment clearly. He was in the Grampians National Park, north-west of Melbourne in Victoria, when he came to a clearing in the forest and found himself taken aback by what he saw. ‘There was this whole family of kangaroos, so there were...

Whimsy Izzy Wheels a conversation starter

Irish sisters Ailbhe and Izzy Keane actually are reinventing the wheel. The duo are the brains behind Izzy Wheels, a company who design and sell stylish wheel covers for wheelchairs. Their bright and bold wheel covers add a sense of whimsy and fun to what is often a...

Caytlyn Sharp is jumping to new heights

It’s an overcast Tuesday afternoon in Warrnambool, a regional city perched on the south-western coast of Victoria. At Brauerander Park, the local athletics facility, the air is cool, the grey clouds overhead threatening rain. But none of that bothers Caytlyn Sharp....

Revolutionary radio

Despite its near forty year history, Vision Australia Radio maintains its revolutionary roots. An innovative service when it first hit the airwaves, today Vision Australia Radio continues to deliver news and current affairs alongside specialised programming to...

Managing chronic pain

Anyone who suffers from persistent pain knows how much it can severely impact your health and wellbeing. Approximately 1 in 6 Australians experience chronic pain. But there is evidence that taking an active approach to managing your pain can result in experiencing...

How to learn more about assistive technology

Assistive technology can often be the difference between an accessible world and an inaccessible one. But knowing what is out there isn't always easy. So Inform spoke with Dr Kate Anderson of Deakin University to find out how you can learn more about AT. On a cool...

Tips for a healthy heart

The average heart is the size of an adult fist. It beats more than a hundred thousand times a day and pumps nearly 10,000 litres of blood around the body! The hardest working muscle, the hearts main job is to keep oxygen rich blood circulating around your body. A...

Lights, camera, accessible action

Founded in 2009, Bus Stop Films is a not-for-profit organisation creating award-winning films that feature people with disability on both sides of the camera. The organisation also offers educational opportunities and advocates for the employment of people with...

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