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

CBM supports people with psychosocial disabilities in Indonesia

It’s been almost two years since the first COVID-19 case was reported. In that...

Attitudes Matter: national survey of community attitudes toward people with disability in Australia

The first ever national survey on attitudes towards people...

When “Frocking Up” Can Change Lives

Lyn’s daughter Bethany was nothing short of amazing. At just 15 years old she was raising awareness, funds and...

Giving sight as a birthday present 

Not many would choose to be as selfless as Esther has been. But when Esther was planning her 30th birthday, she made a generous...

CBM Australia Provides Additional Support for Vulnerable People in Indonesia

With over 4 million cases of Covid-19 and almost...

How you can change the world with CBM FunRaising!

Do you have a desire to change the lives of people with disabilities living in poverty? Want to know how...

Improving Health Care and Enabling Broader Opportunities

Through DRRA’s (a CBM partner in Bangladesh) inclusive health and rehabilitation project, Afia has...

A Woman with Vision

“I had very poor eyesight all my life and retinal detachment is a bigger problem if you had surgery.” This was the dilemma faced by CBM supporter

Hope for People with Disabilities in the Pacific: CBM Australia to Start Work in Vanuatu

Across the Pacific, around 1.7 million people live with...

International Day of Sign Languages: CBM Supports the Social Inclusion of People who are Deaf in Cameroon

To raise awareness of the important role sign language...

A Better Way to Address Mental Health

After 10 years of working with government on mental health programs in Aceh, it became clear that linking people...

Advising Government and Multilateral Programs on Disability Inclusion

CBM Global’s Inclusion Advisory Group is an international network...

Ensuring that Everyone Has Access to Eye Health Support

CBM has been supporting eye health programs in Indonesia for many years.  “But no...

A Tested Approach: Community Based Inclusive Development in Indonesia

One of the real game changers for rural people...

A Story of Hope and Survival for this Father’s Day

For most people across the globe, the past year and a half has been...

Compelled to Make a Difference

Before I started work with CBM Australia I didn’t realise that there was another level of poverty, which is people with disabilities living in...

Ensuring that humanitarian responses are inclusive

Indonesia has its fair share of natural hazards, and often it’s people with disabilities...

World Humanitarian Day: Thursday 19th August 2021

Can you imagine being caught in a cyclone or flash flood without the ability to run to safety or...

Unequal Pandemic: Intensifying Violence, Abuse and Discrimination

People with disabilities are more likely to experience violence,...

Unequal Pandemic: Deepening Learning Gaps in Education

The sudden and drastic pivot to remote learning as a result of school closures...