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Some days are diamonds

Some days are diamonds

Friday, 1st April 2011

In a Brisbane side street in compact headquarters, a community radio station is making the airwaves sparkle, writes Gill Booysen.
New products

New products

Friday, 1st April 2011

Ethical shopping (unique gifts through Lifestart Foundations) - Keyless entry (Clevertrack has some nifty, new items available) - Hotfoot it (Flexyfoot is an award-winning new product, which revolutionises the humble walking stick)
Senior news bites

Senior news bites

Friday, 1st April 2011

Cane and able

Cane and able

Friday, 1st April 2011

Being diagnosed with MS has only added to the comic repertoire of former Allstar Tim Ferguson, as Anthea Skinner reports.
Pumpkin and spinach pasta bake

Pumpkin and spinach pasta bake

Friday, 1st April 2011

Another great recipe from pasta brand San Remo A Pumpkin and spinach pasta bake. Serves 4. For more tasty recipes, visit sanremo.com.au.
Diving in

Diving in

Friday, 1st April 2011

Comeback king of the swimming pool Geoff Huegill is the Queensland ambassador of the MS Mega Swim fundraiser, where participants spend a day in the pool to support people with multiple sclerosis
Africa calling

Africa calling

Friday, 1st April 2011

Maggie Gill is volunteering as a physiotherapist through Australian Volunteers International at the Phelisanong centre
Landmark move for people with disabilities

Landmark move for people with disabilities

Friday, 1st April 2011

SAs Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has welcomed the release of the Productivity Commissions draft report into a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in February.
Freak show

Freak show

Friday, 1st April 2011

British performer Mat Fraser and his American fianc, Julie Atlas Muz, recently brought their show, The Freak and the Showgirl, to Oz, celebrating showgirls, disability and nudity.
Fame game

Fame game

Friday, 1st April 2011

These famous people havent let their disabilities get in the way of their succes
Riding high

Riding high

Friday, 1st April 2011

When Danyele T. Foster received her diagnosis of disability, it was two recreational organisations that gave her the assistance she needed most.
Growing acceptance

Growing acceptance

Friday, 1st April 2011

Tracie Sammut has already had spots on Home and Away, All Saints and G.P., and, it seems, theres plenty more up her sleeve.
On tour

On tour

Friday, 1st April 2011

This is the fourth in a series on accessible travelling by Bruce Mumford. This tale covers the first part of his family road trip to Victorias Great Ocean Road.
Access all areas

Access all areas

Friday, 1st April 2011

Accessible technologies, like audio description and captions, made this film fest a little different from the rest.
Long-term vision

Long-term vision

Friday, 1st April 2011

A 10-year national plan aims to improve the lives of people with a disability, their families and their carers.
Poetic justice

Poetic justice

Friday, 1st April 2011

In her first column for Link, young politician Kelly Vincent, who has cerebral palsy, describes her move from theatre to the political stage and finds there are many similarities between the fields.
Living with epilepsy

Living with epilepsy

Friday, 1st April 2011

Purple Day, the annual awareness day for epilepsy, was celebrated internationally on March 26. Two Australians shares their stories on living with the disorder.
A turning point in disability reform

A turning point in disability reform

Friday, 1st April 2011

Ken Baker, the chief executive of National Disability Services, gives his low-down on the Productivity Commissions draft report on Disability Care and Support.
Its a zoo out there!

Its a zoo out there!

Friday, 1st April 2011

Michael, who has cerebral palsy, is an internal mail delivery courier for Taronga Zoo. He recently had help with modifications to his equipment to make his job easier.
No more childs play

No more childs play

Friday, 1st April 2011

Johnny Mackay believes training and activity programs for adults with disabilities and mental illnesses need to be more expansive.
Entertainment

Entertainment

Friday, 1st April 2011

Check out what's happening in the world of books web sites and catch up on a bit of gossip
Drummer boy

Drummer boy

Friday, 1st April 2011

Sydney drummer Andrew Hewitt hasnt let cerebral palsy restrict him from pursuing his musical passion. Link spoke to him
Breakthroughs

Breakthroughs

Friday, 1st April 2011

Electrode therapy treats severe OCD - Artificial retina helps some who are blind - Mind-moved bionic arm on display in US
Love that Pong

Love that Pong

Friday, 1st April 2011

Synthetic scents are not necessary and can, in fact, be problematic, writes Peter Coulter.