Resources and factsheets

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Fact Sheets:

CBM Australia Strategic Framework

CBM Australia’s Strategic Framework document can be accessed here (screen reader friendly Microsoft Word version) or click here for the PDF version. Through this Strategy CBM Australia seeks to fulfil CBM’s vision and mission to reduce poverty by including people with disability and preventing impairments. Mobilising the resources of other non-government organisations, governments and international agencies for disability inclusive development is vital to our efforts.

Nepal earthquake April 2015 - Disability Key Messages Factsheet

Following the devastation and loss caused by the Nepal earthquake, CBM has developed an important factsheet outlining key messages to ensure the inclusion of people with disability, older people and other vulnerable groups in the emergency response. The factsheet is important for all people who are working to see high quality relief, recovery and long-term rebuilding and development following the earthquake. The messages are highly relevant to all levels of Government, UN, NGOs and the community. Click here to download the factsheet.

Addressing Poverty through Disability Inclusive Development: 8 Partner Case Studies

Addressing Poverty through Disability Inclusive Development: 8 Partner Case Studies’ is a booklet that highlights experiences from eight CBM Australia partners receiving support from the Australian Government’s Australian aid program. The case studies provide an honest reflection on the inclusion of people with disabilities and their families in development initiatives with the aim of bringing sustained poverty alleviation. Successes, challenges and lessons from each of these eight partner organisations are shared. It is hoped these case studies will inspire new ideas and encourage reflection on practice. Download the PDF version or the Microsoft Word version of the booklet.
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Inclusion Made Easy series

Inclusion Made Easy - A quick guide program to disability in development

Inclusion Made Easy is designed for program staff in international development organisations. It is a brief, practical guide on how to ensure programs are disability-inclusive. It offers basic inclusion principles, practical tips and case study examples. Part A focuses on disability-inclusive development principles and Part B on disability inclusion across a range of development sectors.

Inclusion Made Easy - In Eye Health Programs

CBM is delighted to introduce its new guide ‘Inclusion Made Easy in Eye Health Programs’ . This guide, which describes disability inclusive practices for strengthening comprehensive eye care is co-branded with 16 other leading eye health and disability agencies. The approach adopted by CBM and our co-branders seeks to ensure access, best quality outcomes and long term improved quality of life for all eye patients and people with vision impairment. The approach builds on and captures innovation from CBM partners and others working in eye health and disability inclusion around the world. In outlining this approach, the guide aims to answer two important question facing all eye-care personnel, namely: How to make eye care services accessible and inclusive for people with all types of disabilities, including vision impairment.
How to ensure the 20% of people who have permanent vision loss, whose sight cannot be restored, access their right to wider opportunities.

EYE HEALTH BROCHURE: For tips to get started and for a brief overview of what is inside the Eye Health Manual, click here.
A higher resolution version of the Inclusion in Eye Health guide for printing can be obtained by emailing


Micah Challenge

Micah Challenge is a global campaign of Christians speaking out against poverty and injustice.

Make Poverty History

The Movement to End Poverty is a joint action of the Make Poverty History and Micah coalitions for all Australians who believe we can end extreme poverty.


ADDC is an Australian based, international network focusing attention, expertise and action on disability issues in developing countries.