21 episodes

Conversations with people with a range of disabilities about their personal experiences on all the big topics. We ask for advice on getting work, changing careers, relationships, moving house, dating, playing sport, finding a hobby, caring for pets, navigating the NDIS and more. We also speak with industry experts and other organisations doing good work in the disability space in Australia. This podcast is hosted by Rachel Tyler Jones.

Inform Podcast Independence Australia

    • Society & Culture
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Conversations with people with a range of disabilities about their personal experiences on all the big topics. We ask for advice on getting work, changing careers, relationships, moving house, dating, playing sport, finding a hobby, caring for pets, navigating the NDIS and more. We also speak with industry experts and other organisations doing good work in the disability space in Australia. This podcast is hosted by Rachel Tyler Jones.

    Episode 19: Cracking the Job Market - Tips to land your next role

    Episode 19: Cracking the Job Market - Tips to land your next role

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    Episode 19: Cracking the Job Market- Tips to land your next role

    In this episode

    Of the more than four million Australians living with disability, just under half are of working age. But according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, people with disabilities are more likely to be unemployed than people without disabilities.

    In this episode of Inform, we speak with Karla Fernee, the lead for the National Disability Recruitment coordinator, which is the employer engagement team at JobAccess. Karla has some great tips and advice for landing your next role.

     

    Resources

    National Disability Recruitment Coordinator

    JobAccess

    Australian Network on Disability or AND 

    Disability Employment Services or DES







    Transcript

    You can find a transcript of this episode here:

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    Do you have a story that you’d like to share? Get in touch at inform@iagroup.org.au

    Inform is a production of Independence Australia. If you’re keen to hear more, you can go back and listen to our past episodes here.

    Stay tuned for the next episode of Inform. In the meantime, make sure you subscribe to Inform on your preferred podcast listening platform to be the first to hear about new episodes.

    Host and producer: Kirby FenwickManaging editor: Alison Crowe

    Our thanks to Karla Fernee and JobAccess.

    This episode of Inform was recorded and produced on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulan nation. We pay our respects to elders past and present.







































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    • 11 min
    Episode 18: Fiona Murphy and The Shape of Sound

    Episode 18: Fiona Murphy and The Shape of Sound

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    – Domestic Assistance

    – Sleepovers

    – Meal Preparation Assistance

    – Community Access Services

    – Complex Care Supports & Solutions

    – Health & Well-being Programs

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    Episode 18: Fiona Murphy and The Shape of Sound

    In this episode

    In this episode of Inform, we speak with Deaf poet and essayist, Fiona Murphy about her new book, The Shape of Sound.

    Blending memoir with observation on the healthcare industry, The Shape of Sound is a story about the corrosive power of secrets, stigma and shame, and ow deaf experiences and disability are shaped by economics, social policy, medicine and societal expectations.

    “The Shape of Sound is a memoir about my experiences with hearing loss. It’s really about how I hid my hearing loss for almost 25 years. And it’s kind of a coming-of-age story of coming into a Deaf identity and being open and proud of being Deaf.” – Fiona Murphy

     

    Resources

    The Shape of Sound is available at all good bookstores and also digitally. Text Publishing has all the information you need to get yourself a copy.







    Transcript

    You can find a transcript of this episode here:

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    Share your story

    Do you have a story that you’d like to share? Get in touch at inform@iagroup.org.au

    Inform is a production of Independence Australia. If you’re keen to hear more, you can go back and listen to our past episodes here.

    Stay tuned for the next episode of Inform. In the meantime, make sure you subscribe to Inform on your preferred podcast listening platform to be the first to hear about new episodes.

    Host and producer: Kirby FenwickManaging editor: Alison Crowe

    Our thanks to Fiona Murphy and Text Publishing

    This episode of Inform was recorded and produced on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulan nation. We pay our respects to elders past and present.







































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    • 31 min
    Episode 16: Disability Royal Commission advocacy and counselling supports

    Episode 16: Disability Royal Commission advocacy and counselling supports

    In this episode of Inform, we discuss the services provided by DANA – The Disability Advocacy Network of Australia and the Blue Knot Foundation in support of the Disability Royal Commission.

    • 19 min
    Episode 15: Disability Pride

    Episode 15: Disability Pride

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    – Annual Report

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    – Our Supporters





    Health Information



    – Brochures





    Funding Schemes

    Services



    – NDIS

    – Personal Care

    – Domestic Assistance

    – Sleepovers

    – Meal Preparation Assistance

    – Community Access Services

    – Complex Care Supports & Solutions

    – Health & Well-being Programs

    – Support Groups

    – Psychology & Counselling





    Inform



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    – Learn

    – Read

    – Resources

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    – Shop Healthcare Products

    – Shop Mobility Aids





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    Episode 15: Disability Pride

    In this episode

    In this episode of the Inform podcast, we hear from artist and disability culture activist, Larissa MacFarlane and 17-year-old Issy, who works for a youth disability organisation. Larissa and Issy share the story of their path to disability pride and what disability pride means to them.







    The other thing I’ll say that disability pride too is that I see that it’s a practice. And it’s something you just don’t suddenly get you don’t suddenly go, hey, I’ve come out. I’m disabled and I’m proud. It’s about owning my life and owning my stories, and being able to identify with them in a way that doesn’t include shame. In a way, where I can be proud of who I am. And, and the steps I’ve taken, the interests I have, the things I do.

    Larissa MacFarlane







    How community encourages pride

    For both Larissa and Issy, connecting with and engaging with the disability community helped them to feel disability pride.







    So to me, I think Disability Pride is the reclaiming of, you know, the shame, the devaluing, the invalidation, the discrimination, all of these loaded things that the abled world and its institutions of power put on us and taking that back, and owning it and owning you know what they don’t really want us to.

    Issy







    Resources

    Larissa MacFarlane

    How working in disability advocacy helped me feel disability pride

    You Get Proud by Practicing by Laura Hershey

    Transcript

    You can find a transcript of this episode here:

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    Share your story

    Do you have a story that you’d like to share? Get in touch at inform@iagroup.org.au

    Inform is a production of Independence Australia. If you’re keen to hear more, you can go back and listen to our past episodes at: www.informonline.org.au/listen

    Stay tuned for the next episode of Inform. In the meantime, make sure you subscribe to Inform on your preferred podcast listening platform to be the first to hear about new episodes.

    Host and producer: Kirby FenwickManaging editor: Alison Crowe

    Our thanks to Larissa and Issy for sharing their stories.

    This episode of Inform was recorded and produced on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulan nation. We pay our respects to elders past and present.







































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    • 27 min
    Episode 14: Employment Assistance Fund

    Episode 14: Employment Assistance Fund

    In this episode of the Inform podcast, we explore the Employment Assistance Fund and how it can help you get work and keep work.

    • 19 min
    Episode 13: Show Me Where It Hurts with Kylie Maslen

    Episode 13: Show Me Where It Hurts with Kylie Maslen

    In this episode of the Inform podcast, we talk to Kylie Maslen, the author of Show Me Where It Hurts: Living With Invisible Illness.

    • 28 min

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