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

Submission: Inquiry into the rights of women and children

The situation for women and girls with disabilities, and impact on their rights Globally, an...

Nigeria’s women’s health project

The impact of addressing obstetric fistula on women and maternal health systems.  Nigeria has 40% of global obstetric fistula cases,...

Submission: Inquiry into supporting democracy in our region

Summary of recommendations CBM Australia and the Australian Disability and Development Consortium recommend that the...

Kanchi is still smiling, despite chronic pain

Six years ago, Kanchi, now 65, fell and injured her back. The injury was too complex for the local...

A women’s voice is a lever for empowerment and dignity

A women’s voice is a lever for empowerment and dignity.      Today, March 8th, is International...

Jane Edge at the 7th Pacific Regional Conference on Disability

Keynote speech by Jane Edge, CEO of CBM Australia, Friday 3 March, 2023, at...

Friendship Parks in Indonesia

We all know how helpful it can be to share our worries with a friend or family member. Research even backs this up. Sometimes,...

Week 1 – Lent Series 2023

“Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” (John 1:29) Jesus died on the cross to remove barriers to our...

“Sudi, you came back!” CBM’s Laura in Turkana County, Kenya

We’ve just driven for hours through Turkana, a county...

A Better World for All: a poem by Stevie Wills

A Better World for All is a new original poem by CBM Australia's Community Education Officer Stevie Wills.

Participating in a vision for 2023

Each year seems to begin with a sense of hope. A time of reflection for many people. Many people reflect on the past year...

School’s back but lack of inclusive education leaves children with disabilities behind

Millions of children with and without disabilities across Australia...

“When the bus stops, we get out and walk”: CBM’s field partners in action

Pramod, Renuka and Subarna are part of CBM’s partner...

Award recognises our work with the deaf community

The CBM Global country team in Nigeria has been presented with a meritorious award by the Nigerian National Association...

The story of Yonatan: Indonesian community icon and family man 

After not being able to see the faces of his wife and children, Yonatan...

Supporting Bangladesh via small, local self-help groups

Find out how a CBM-supported project is transforming the lives of people with disabilities....

Don’t call my mum crazy: the story of Gumyati and Ngatemi

Thanks to the psychiatrist, Ngatemi slowly improved and via the CBM Australia-supported project, Gumyati...

Witnessing positive impact: reflections on an evaluation in Nepal 

The CBM project supports people with disabilities to access...

Nahida’s election win paves way for disability inclusion in Bangladesh

Now that Nahida has been elected, her first goal...

CEO Jane Edge’s 10-year “Movement of the Heart”

CBM Australia warmly congratulates our leader, Chief Executive Officer, Jane Edge, on her 10-year...