Glenys meets the courageous women over-coming fistula

Glenys’ desire to help people with disabilities in poor countries began in her 20s...

Making sure people with disabilities can vote – our work in India

People with disability have the right to vote along...

Auslan in the workplace – creating inclusion through sign language

CBM Australia is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace....

International Week of the Deaf 2019

This week is International Week of the Deaf (IWD). What started off as an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) in 1958...

SDG Summit 23 September 2019

This week, Heads of State and Government gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to comprehensively review progress of the 2030 Agenda...

Including the Deaf Community

From the world’s largest cities to some of its smallest villages, the experience of deafness has united people and provided a source of shared cultural...

Kwemal and Maina’s Story

Kwemal, 55, and Maina, 24, are a mother and daughter living in Vanuatu. Both are deaf. Like most countries in the Pacific, Vanuatu has...

CBM Australia calls for Government to Leave No One Behind

CBM Australia’s new report Leave No One Behind: Mobilising for Inclusion calls for sustained...

Wadud

My name is Wadud. I’m forty years old and live in Saidpur. When I was one year old I had typhoid and became deaf. Growing up, it was not possible to...

Who is she?

Who is she? She is a wife, a daughter, a beloved member of her community. She is a woman with hopes and dreams. And she is filled with love and...

I would have named him Edwin…

Merina was filled with love and joy as she was about to become a first-time mother. She was hopeful for the future of her child, her...

Keeping disability-inclusive development on the agenda

This year, as we do every year, CBM travelled to Canberra to ensure that...

CBM Australia’s Public Position on the Royal Commission

CBM is an ardent supporter of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of...

Ridley College’s new Aid and Development Unit

Earlier this week, Edwina Faithfull-Farmer, CBM Australia International Programs Director, attended the launch of Ridley College’s new Aid and...

R U OK? CBM is trying to help.

Today is ‘R U OK’ day, a national campaign which aims to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them and support anyone...

A premiership champ in Nepal? Sight-saving surgery with Sam

AFL player and 2006 West Coast Eagles premiership champion Sam Butler talks to us...

Former AFL player in Nepal Read his incredible story

We meet the premiership champion who’s in Nepal to support CBM Australia. This year former West...

R U OK? A conversation can make all the difference.

At just 26 years old, an accident at work resulted in Hein losing his...

Miracles Day with a dash of coffee

During Miracles Day the energy was abuzz at CBM HQ thanks to over 80 amazing volunteers. From 6am – 10pm they answered phones, kept everyone fed...

What does climate change have to do with poverty and disability?

CBM has consulted on environmental issues with self-help groups of people with disabilities and...