Read the latest news and stories from CBM Australia’s work helping people with disabilities living in the world’s poorest places. 

Social connectedness: Disabled Peoples Organisations bring people together in the Philippines

Julie Smith, CBM Australia Senior Advisor - Program Quality,...

Making sure people with disability don’t get left behind – when disaster strikes

In 2006, after several days of torrential rain, a...

Disability inclusion on the agenda at 2019 ACFID

NGO-members have passed an important resolution on disability inclusion at the 2019 Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Annual...

Karen Alexander, Disability Inclusion Advisor, joins ACFID National Conference panel

On the second day of the Australian Council For...

CBM attends ACFID National Conference

By Jane Edge, CBM Australia CEO. This week Australian international development and humanitarian agencies will come together at the...

What could you do with $2.82 a day?

Find out how much money you spend on a few luxuries each week by taking our quiz Quiz closed According to the United Nations, over 700...

Find out how much money you spend on a few luxuries each week by taking our quiz

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World Food Day

Global hunger and undernourishment are not new issues. Millions of people all over the world suffer from hunger and undernourishment on a daily basis. Caught in the poverty cycle, this...

Life with loss of vision: misconceptions and disabled compliments

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are...

How we can reduce the impact of disaster events on people with disabilities

Close to 200 million people globally are affected by...

World Mental Health Day 

This article contains sensitive and potentially triggering content. For anyone thinking about suicide, seek help immediately by talking to someone you trust or call...

International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness – Trachoma Campaign

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB),...

Can time outdoors improve your eyesight and mental health?

According to the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), by the year...

World Sight Day

Established in 2000 by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), World Sight Day is a global event created to draw attention...

Improving outcomes for women in maternal health

Julie Wilshire is currently working as CBM’s quality officer. She previously spent ten years living in Uganda supporting maternal...

Dignity and choice: sexual and reproductive health rights for women and girls with disabilities

Women and girls with disabilities experience complex layers of...

Surrender conference: Adelaide 2019

CBM Australia is a partner of Surrender, an annual conference for Christians passionate about justice, mission and discipleship. The theme of this year’s conference is...

International Day of Older Persons

Today we celebrate International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) and this year’s theme is The Journey to Age Equality. The first objective of the 2019...

For over 15 years Glenys Sigley has been a patron of CBM Australia

For over 15 years Glenys has been a patron...

Glenys meets the courageous women over-coming fistula

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