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Inaccessible elections

By KATHERINE RAJWAR While this year's Federal election has drawn to a close, for people with a disability, the road to access is certainly not over. One month on the from the Federal Election, the efficiency of the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) voting process has been questioned by disability campaigners. Visitors of the Pronger household […]

Rally to decriminalise abortion

By KATHERINE RAJWAR A 17-year-old Catholic school girl, Bella Ziade, sparked a renewed push for decriminalisation of Abortion Laws in New South Wales when she organised the My Body My Choice rally on June 9 in Sydney. Armed with megaphones and signs declaring “Keep your dirty laws off my silky draws” and “Ovary-acting? I think […]

Seeing red at Redfern Station upgrade

By Katherine Rajwar Transport NSW has proposed an accessibility upgrade at Redfern Station, changes long awaited by users, given that Redfern is the sixth busiest station in NSW. Redfern currently has disability access to one platform only. The proposed development includes a new southern entrance to the station and lifts to platforms 1 to 10, […]