Author: Liana Pantalone

We have recently conducted surveys in Ethiopia that show how our work is breaking down the barriers to inclusion and demonstrating our impact. CBM has been working to change the lives of people with disabilities in Ethiopia many years. We have a good model of Community Based Inclusive Development that works to identify people with disabilities and...

 Kathryn James, Disability Inclusion Technical Advisor, discussed CBM’s partnerships with Disabled People’s Organisations to achieve an inclusive world. “Nothing about us, without us” is the rallying cry of the disability movement. It means that for any decision, policy or activity affecting them, people with disabilities must be fully included and involved. This recognises that for too long,...

Gemma Muir, Advocacy and Communications Officer for Inclusive Development explains CBM’s advisory work. In an easy-to-understand article, she unpacks CBM’s approach to enabling others to tackle the barriers that stand in the way of an inclusive world. At CBM Australia we have a vision for an inclusive world where all people with disabilities enjoy their human...

Isabella Rigg, Program Officer at CBM Australia writes about a CBM partner organisation in Vietnam that is empowering people with disabilities to become leaders and advocates for their rights.  “Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status....

Jen Blyth, Disability-Inclusion Advisor at CBM Australia guides her readers into a descriptive imagining of what an accessible world could look like. At CBM Australia we’re working towards a vision where every person with disability can reach their full potential, even if they live in some of the world’s poorest communities. We strive to do our...

Corey Sutton, Producer at 98five Sonshine FM, unpacks much more than his suitcase after a trip to the Philippines where he witnessed the impact of Miracles Day for people with disability living in poverty. Sometimes we take for granted the cards that life has dealt us here in Australia. We have excellent health care; the opportunity...

Scott Curtis from 1079 Life radio station Adelaide shares about travelling to the Philippines for the first time for Miracles Day, where the experience of making a Miracle happen became real and personal. I stood in awe, a microphone in one hand and my phone in the other trying to best capture this Miracle that was...