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At the Australian Council For International Development (ACFID) National Conference, CBM brought together an international panel to talk about ‘Catalysing change from the ground up: the HOW matters’. Drawing from years of professional and personal experiences the panel discussed one of the most useful approaches for modern development effort in Community Based Inclusive Development (CBID).CBID...

Julie Smith, CBM Australia Senior Advisor - Program Quality, visits a local Disabled Person's Organisation (DPO) in the Philippines. Having a disability can be tough in a rural community, where roads are rough, transport expensive and getting access to local services can be almost impossible. Often people with disability find it hard to get out and...

NGO-members have passed an important resolution on disability inclusion at the 2019 Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) Annual General Meeting (AGM).The resolution, proposed by CBM Australia and Motivation Australia, encourages the Australian Government to continue its work as a global leader in advancing disability inclusion in international development policy and practice.The resolution seeks a...