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Unprecedented bushfires burning across millions of hectares across Australia this summer have caused serious injury, death and the destruction of homes, towns and habitats. In response to this crisis, IDEAS, Australia’s leading independent disability information provider has also become a clearinghouse for fire emergency information.

Ezy-Dun portable accessible bathroom

Unprecedented bushfires burning across Australia this summer have caused many communities to be evacuated and thousands of people to be displaced. IDEAS, Australia’s leading independent disability information provider has unveiled a new practical asset, Ezy-Dun, that can be deployed wherever people from fire-effected areas are evacuated or temporarily housed.

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Man speaking at lectern in crowded room

On Tuesday, December 3, on the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) IDEAS held its 3rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Sydney Sofitel Wentworth Hotel in the Sydney CBD.

IDEAS Media Release

Senator Anne Ruston, Minister for Families and Social Services announced today over $2 million in federal funding to help IDEAS operate over the coming twelve months.

IDEAS Media Release

IDEAS announced today new collaborative partnerships with Radio 2RPH, Playgroup Australia and the Stroke Recovery Association of NSW, as the community organisation continues to spread the message that people with disability are contributing citizens deserve the right access to information and services.

Exterior shot of PLATFORM art installation space with brightly coloured three dimensional organic shaped works with long tendrils and fuzzy balls by artist Bliss Cavanagh

PLATFORM and Ezy-Dun open up community and cultural festivals to be more inclusive and accessible for all. Launched in March 2019, PLATFORM is an accessible and inclusive transportable art installation space, and Ezy-Dun is a portable accessible bathroom with hoist and full adult changing facilities.

IDEAS Media Release

Innovation. Independence. Freedom. These are the values that IDEAS intend to champion by giving a voice to silent heroes within our community. Their latest social impact project is the Power Blog, scheduled to launch December 3rd to mark International Day of People with a Disability.

Don't Hang Up Gladys

Stop the Berejiklian Government Hanging up on Paul - Click here to sign the petition

Paul rings IDEAS from a pay phone. He has been doing this for years, getting help with day to day problems and getting the information he needs to get on with his life.  

“They actually open the world up to me”. 

IDEAS has been there for Paul and more than 700,000 people who call us every year. 

Group of people playing wheelchair basketball

PossABLE IDEAS Expo in Albury was organised around the launch of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the region. The expo was held at the Albury Entertainment Centre on Friday 12 and Saturday 13 May. Over 40 exhibitors were showcased at the event with over 1500 local attendees.