Australia Country Report 2014

AUSTRALIAN BLINDNESS FORUM   World Blind Union Asia-Pacific Mid-Term Regional Assembly Reporting Country/Territory: Australia Name of Person Reporting: Tony Starkey Interim Chair Australian Blindness Forum   1          ABOUT THE AUSTRALIAN BLINDNESS FORUM The Australian Blindness Forum (ABF) is a not-for-profit organisation, whose purpose is to operate as the peak body representing the blindness sector for … Read more

Australia Announces Ambassador for Disability Inclusive Development

Minister for International Development, Melissa Parke, today announced the Government’s decision to establish a new Australian Ambassador for Disability-Inclusive Development.   Minister Parke said the ambassador will advocate for people with disability in developing countries to have access to the same opportunities as others and an equal say in the decisions that affect their communities. … Read more

Australian Country Report to WBUAP Quadrennial Assembly 2012

Australian Blindness Forum World Blind Union Asia-Pacific Mid-Term Regional Assembly Reporting Country/Territory: Australia Name of Person Reporting: Tony Starkey Chair Australian Blindness Forum About the Australian Blindness Forum The Australian Blindness Forum (ABF) is a not-for-profit organisation, whose purpose is to operate as the peak body representing the blindness sector for the benefit of people … Read more