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

Archaeologist Marcia Bass digs deep

"Kids who had turned eyes. Kids who had eyes that they couldn’t use," recalls CBM supporter Marcia Bass of her encounters with children with...

BILiC helps Indonesian man Ujang find confidence and new friends

Bandung Independent Living Centre empowers people with disabilities to connect and build social networks,...

Working together to make life easier in Cameroon

People with disabilities often find themselves isolated and homebound due to shame, fear of community judgement and families that...

Australian Ambassador amazed by Inclusive Communities

Since 2018, CBM has been supporting work in South Bangladesh to establish more inclusive...

Better together with our volunteers – National Volunteer Week 2022

Ruth Payne has been volunteering with CBM Australia for...

How engaging OPDs in CBM field programs ensures greater inclusion of people with disabilities

Engaging Organisations of People with Disabilities (OPDs)  in CBM...

How working with Organisations of People with Disabilities (OPDs) strengthens our advisory work

How working with Organisations of People with Disabilities (OPDs)strengthens...

What Organisations of People with Disabilities (OPDs) value about our advocacy work

Working closely with local organisations of people with disabilities...

Working Together: Patrick and Lidel

Each month, CBM Australia takes a look behind the scenes at our employees who are devoted to improving the lives of people with disabilities...

How we applied human-centred design to refresh Luke14 

For over 10 years, CBM Australia’s Luke14 program has helped churches and Christian communities...

Time to end obstetric fistula

Obstetric fistula is a health condition affecting between 50,000 and 100,000 women worldwide each year.  Although largely preventable, it often has life threatening consequences for...

After seven years of obstetric fistula, Halimat is finally free

Across Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, it is estimated that more than 2 million women...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: Lucy’s Story

Around the world, parents are united through their unconditional love for their children and their willingness to go above...

Glenys Sigley reflects on 18 years as a CBM Ambassador

Glenys Sigley is CBM’s Eternal Giving Club Ambassador. The Club is part of our...

Disaster preparedness in the Pacific story series

The Pacific is hit with several disasters every year including cyclones, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis. These island nations...

AHP Disaster Ready helping people with disabilities in Fiji

CBM Australia, through the Australian Humanitarian Partnership (AHP) Pacific Disaster READY program, is supporting several...

Disability and planning for disaster in the Solomon Islands: Jabis’s story

While these days he lives in the capital city,...

Disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction in the Solomon Islands: Ellena’s story

The word “tropical” often conjures images of sunny skies...

Moses finds the mental health support he needs

People in rural areas often miss out on getting the health and support services they need. This is true for...

Chief Harun – a father who moves from shame to mental health advocate

Chief Harun Mohammed Bawa from Benue State, Nigeria became...