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

Meaningful Gifts for Mother’s Day

Meaningful Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Any Budget Mother's Day is just around the corner. Rather than chocolates or flowers,...

People are not starving, they are being starved

CBM has joined over 260 humanitarian agencies around the world to warn that rising hunger levels are going to...

Audio devices make all the difference during Covid-19 lockdowns

Nanay is a regular visitor at the CBM supported eye-clinic in the Philippines. She...

Indonesia devastated by tropical cyclone Seroja

It is a devastating reality that Indonesia experiences more disaster events than almost any other country. On average, the...

Making a difference for children in India

We’ve recently been looking at the impact of our programs in India and how it has impacted different groups....

Violin’s Bow: the story behind Stevie’s new poem

[embed][/embed]   I long for we share humanity. I bleed because he bleeds. I ache because she is beaten. I...

Organisations for People with Disabilities take the lead in weathering the COVID-19 storm

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge for local...

Analysis: tackling trachoma through a three-pronged approach

What is trachoma? Trachoma is an eye disease caused by infection from personal contact (hands,...

Responding to the West Sulawesi Earthquake

Responding to the West Sulawesi Earthquake   CBM works hard to be responsive to humanitarian crises when these events occur. Indonesia...

People with Disabilities Must be Prioritised in PNG’s COVID-19 Response

People with Disabilities must be prioritised in PNG’s COVID-19...

Meghna: A Young Woman with Disability to Inspire Us All

Meghna: A Young Woman with Disability to Inspire Us All CBM wants to honour the...

Nepal’s Mental Health Crisis

The opportunity to visit CBM partner organisations and see first-hand the difference they’re making in the lives of people with disabilities living in poverty...

Global eye health: Findings From the Lancet Global Health Commission

For millions of people living in low and middle...

Hope for All by Stacey Wilson

Explore the Auslan translation of Isaiah 56:1-8 Engage with the Auslan translation of Isaiah 57:14-15 There are many people who expect to be excluded. For most...

Prepared for Hope by Monica Short

Are you experiencing the complexities of life? The extremes of life nurtured Joseph into adulthood. Joseph knew what it was like to live with a...

Advocating for Hope by Michael Pilbrow

Every time I read this passage, I am blown away by the amazing love and friendship the men showed...

Stories of Hope: Sahir

In May 2020, the powerful Tropical Cyclone Amphan tore through Bangladesh and eastern India, tragically killing 118 people and causing more than A$18.6b damage. Sahir Alam, a vision-impaired man from...

Stories of Hope: Kazol

In her travels to other countries over the past decade, Bangladeshi woman Kazol has come to realise the lack of disability access in her home nation in comparison with...

Stories of Hope: Sujan

In any disaster event or humanitarian emergency, people with disabilities are at heightened vulnerability. This is borne out by statistics, which show that people with disabilities are two to four...

Inclusive Disaster Response: Evacuation Sites after Mount Merapi’s Volcanic Activity

Inclusive Disaster Response: Evacuation sites after Mount Merapi’s volcanic...