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

Easing the psychological toll of lockdown

CBM recognises the psychological pressure of COVID-19 lockdown around the world. For people with mental illness, these challenges can...

CEO Jane Edge Reflects on her 2020 Trip to Nepal

Effective, holistic mental health services are crucial if people are to  reach their potential – especially for people who...

International Women’s Day 2021: Choose To Challenge

Held each year on March 8th, International Women’s Day is one of the most...

CBM calls to restore the budget for people with disabilities

Leading disability-inclusive international development agency, CBM Australia, is calling on the Australian Government to...

Success stories from the comprehensive and inclusive women’s health project in Nigeria

CBM has a long history of working on the...

Inspiring young women for International Women’s Day: Catching up with Desty

Inspiring young women for International Women’s Day: Catching up...

Dr Wall’s legacy continuing to create positive social change

Dr Victor John Wall was a geologist, who used his skills in a diverse...

Analysis: reflecting on gender in inclusive development: 2020

In order to achieve disability and gender equality and truly leave no one behind,...

Disability-Inclusive Climate Action Research Program

About one billion people around the world have disabilities, and up to 190 million...

Changing the Debate: How We Can Help to Tackle Gender and Unpaid Care?

Changing the debate: How we can help to tackle...

COVID-19 Updates From the Field: Stories from Indonesia

Remember Hascaryo? CBM first met Hascaryo during the Covid-19 pandemic through our work with...

Access to Hope by Louise Gosbell

One of the first things we did when the COVID-19 lockdown happened was rearrange our furniture. Like many families, we found ourselves having to adapt...

Hope in the Extremes by Joseph Pinkard

Reflection by Joseph Pinkard How do you prepare and respond when faced with a challenging and unexpected situation? Noah finds himself...

Hope for our Neighbours by John Jeffries

Reflection by John Jeffries Over my 33 years at CBM, Jesus’ challenge to love my neighbour as myself was never...

Stories of Hope: Seta

When he was growing up, Seta did not ever imagine he would one day experience life with a disability. At age 17, he suddenly lost his vision and everything...

Stories of Hope: Shilpy

One of the worst disaster events to ever strike Bangladesh was Tropical Cyclone Sidr. In November 2007, the storm took the lives of up to 10,000 people and caused...

Stories of Hope: Nelly

According to the UN University WorldRiskIndex, Vanuatu is the world’s most at-risk country for natural hazards. The South Pacific nation, comprising dozens of islands, experiences a five-month tropical cyclone...

Mnena’s Story: Treating Mental Health Conditions & Addressing Social Stigma

Treating mental health conditions, addressing social stigma: Stories from...

Sulawesi Earthquake

Last year, Indonesian President Joko Widodo described Australia as “Indonesia’s closest friend,” - and right now our closest friend is experiencing a crisis. The Indonesian island of Sulawesi is dealing...

CBM leads disability inclusive response during global pandemic

CBM’s Inclusion Advisory Group partners with the disability movement to influence organisations, institutions and...