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Rebecca

From the editor

Thursday, 1st December 2016

2016 seems to have flown by and the Link and Inprint Design teams have enjoyed a busy year. In 2017 we will introduce a February edition for the first time, making a total of six editions per year. Thanks to all those advertisers who have supported our new February edition.

Madeline walking on the runaway

Link Loves Model perfect

Thursday, 1st December 2016

Former Link covergirl Madeline Stuart continues to make waves in the fashion world, becoming the first model with an intellectual disability to walk the runway in China. 

 

Drawings of breast cancer and people with disabilities

Check your boobs!

Thursday, 1st December 2016

People with disabilities need to be breast cancer aware writes Janelle McMillan.

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In The News

Thursday, 1st December 2016

- Disability and carers’ advisory council announced
- Just like you
- Ground breaking
- Breaking the barriers
- Wheels to go
- Power people
- We’re in charge
- Film festival lands in Africa

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Products & Services

Thursday, 1st December 2016

- Good buddy
- Guitar hero
- Super software
- No Slip
- Fun for all 

photo of Tony Dees

Yes he can

Thursday, 1st December 2016

Since appearing in the brilliant Paralympics ‘Yes I can’ campaign,
Brisbane crooner Tony Dees’ career is on the up, writes Marayke Jonkers.

photo of Heather Mills

Mills and Boom

Thursday, 1st December 2016

If the saying ‘fall down seven times get up eight’ was written about anyone, it must have been about Heather Mills. However, there is far more than meets the eye to this ex-model and former wife of Sir Paul McCartney. 

photo of Quentin Kenihan

Not all superheroes wear capes

Thursday, 1st December 2016

Since he appeared on Australian TV screens at the age of seven, Quentin Kenihan has lived his life in the public eye.  Now 41, he’s setting the record straight with his new memoir.  Carole Lander talked to Quentin to find out more.

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2016 winners of National Disability Awards

Thursday, 1st December 2016

  • Lesley Hall Leadership Award 
  • Employer of the Year Award 
  • Excellence in Community Partnership Award
  • Excellence in Inclusive Community Design Award
  • Excellence in Inclusive Service Delivery Award 
  • Excellence in Technology Award
  • Excellence in Education and Training Award
  • Excellence in Justice and Rights Protection Award
ASD at work

Job ready

Thursday, 1st December 2016

The latest on disability and employment

 

Melinda

Communicating through movement

Thursday, 1st December 2016

Dance Interrogations is a performance that celebrates the cultures of dance and disability devised by screendance artist Dianne Reid and Melinda Smith, a dancer who lives with cerebral palsy. 

Piggy bank with gold coins around

How 1c from one shareholder became a $590,000 donation

Thursday, 1st December 2016

A year after launching Telstra’s Dividend Reinvestment Program, Company Secretary Damien Coleman writes about what residual donations have meant for people like Tania Lewis. 

 

Dr. Jennifer Fizgerald

In conversation:

Thursday, 1st December 2016

Dr Jennifer Fitzgerald, CEO, Scope

iPad and computers on coffee table

Managing your company’s mobile devices

Thursday, 1st December 2016

Valuable company information is finding its way onto mobile devices that belong to employees, presenting significant risks, warn IT specialists The IT Department. So, just how secure is the data? Is everyone working with current information? And what happens when devices are lost, or people leave your organisation?

 

Group of people with disabilities standing in front of a pink limousine

Holidays are good for you

Thursday, 1st December 2016

Going on a holiday makes you feel good while you’re there, but research now shows that you reap the health benefits for months after. 

Bright red Fireworks display on top of Sydney Habour Brigde

Your guide to celebrating Sydney New Year’s Eve

Thursday, 1st December 2016

How would you like to ring in the new year by joining in on Sydney’s famous New Year’s Eve celebrations? In 2016, the City of Sydney has made it easier than ever to join in on the festivities, creating safe, inclusive, accessible options and environments for everyone.

Green Giraffe by Lorralie Dingle

Wild Arts

Thursday, 1st December 2016

Art Safari was the theme of this year’s Challenge Community Services Art Competition

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Message understood

Friday, 2nd December 2016

South Australian Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent says communication is key to achieving respect for people with disability

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New guide on disability for councils

Thursday, 1st December 2016

A new guide to help local councils meet their obligations to support the inclusion of Australians with disability in their communities under the National Disability Strategy was launched last month.

 

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Books and Publications

Thursday, 1st December 2016

  • Takunda
  • The Everyday Autism Series
  • The Parents Guide to Specific Learning Difficulties: Information, Advice and Practical Tips 
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Breakthroughs

Thursday, 1st December 2016

  • Brain disorder cause discovered
  • MS drug may reverse some physical disability