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...

Episode 14: The Employment Assistance Fund

In this episode In this episode of Inform, we’ll be discussing the Employment Assistance Fund. Administered by JobAccess, the Employment Assistance Fund, or EAF, provides financial help to eligible people with a disability to cover the costs of work related...

Episode 13: Show Me Where It Hurts with Kylie Maslen

In this episode In this episode of the Inform podcast, we talk to Kylie Maslen, the author of Show Me Where It Hurts: Living With Invisible Illness. Show Me Where It Hurts is a collection of autobiographical essays that weave Kylie’s personal experiences with sharp...

Episode 12: JobAccess

In this episode In this episode of Inform, we discuss JobAccess, the national hub for workplace and employment information for people with disability, employers and service providers. We speak with Daniel Valiente-Riedl, who you heard from in episode 11 when we...

Episode 11: Talking About Your Disability at Work

In this episode In this episode of Inform, we explore talking about your disability at work. We speak with Fiona Murphy, a deaf writer who also works as a physiotherapist. Her memoir, The Shape of Sound is forthcoming from Text Publishing in 2021. Also in this...

Episode 10: Self Advocacy

In this episode In this episode of Inform, we discuss self-advocacy. We speak with Colin Hiscoe. Colin has been involved in self-advocacy since the early 1980s through Reinforce and has played an important role in the development of the Voices Together Project. We’ll...