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Produced and presented by people with disabilities covering issues such as housing, discrimination, difficulties with public transport, self-advocacy and other related issues.

Produced and presented by people with disabilities covering issues such as housing, discrimination, difficulties with public transport, self-advocacy and other related issues.

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

Produced and presented by people with disabilities covering issues such as housing, discrimination, difficulties with public transport, self-advocacy and other related issues.

Language:

English

Contact:

1st Floor, Ross House 247 Flinders Lane Melbourne VIC 3000 (03) 9650 2722


Episodes

Organisational Culture with VATT Chat Part 2

4/14/2021
This month Raising Our Voices is bought to you by VATT Chat. A peer led initiative to make sure everyone can participate in meetings and places where decisions are made. In this episode we continue our discussions about how important it is to have inclusive practices build into the culture of organisationsVATT (Voice at The Table) is a SARU initiative providing practical information to ensure people with a cognitive disability have a real and equal voice on boards, committees and advisory...

Duration:00:29:36

Organisational Culture with VATT Chat Part 1

3/10/2021
This month Raising Our Voices is bought to you by VATT Chat. A peer led initiative to make sure everyone can participate in meetings and places where decisions are made. In this episode we're talking about the culture of organisations and how important it is to have inclusive practices. VATT (Voice at The Table) is a SARU initiative providing practical information to ensure people with a cognitive disability have a real and equal voice on boards, committees and advisory groups. The VATT Chat...

Duration:00:29:44

Returning from COVID -19 Lockdown

2/10/2021
It's 2021 and almost a year since Melbourne went into Lockdown to stop the spread of COVID -19. Bronwyn, Amanda, Lisa and James discuss returning from lockdown and isolation during the Pandemic COVID- 19 for people with Disability. MUSIC : Thorn In my side - Eurythmics (Dedicated to the virus)

Duration:00:30:11

Making Information Accessible and Remembering Doug Pentland

1/13/2021
This month Raising Our Voices is bought to you again by VATT Chat. A peer led initiative to make sure everyone can participate in meetings and places where decisions are made. In this episode we're talking about making information accessible.Michael Mayne tells us all about Voices For Justice a program that supports people with disability and lived experience of the criminal justice system to be self-advocates. Sue Smith also joins us to remember Doug Pentland, and Justin O'Brien brings us...

Duration:00:28:30

16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence

12/9/2020
Gender based Violence and People with a Disability. Jane Rosengrave, Lisa Brumtis and Bronwyn Trickett discuss gender based violence, domestic violence and cyber bullying on a global scale, what the statistics say and how far we have come in the last 30 - 50 years as part of 3CR's #16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence Broadcasts for 2020 https://www.3cr.org.au/protests/episode/16-days-action-gender-based-violence

Duration:00:28:22

Disability Royal Commission

11/11/2020
Susan, Heather, and Lisa from Positive Powerful Parents, Reinforce and Bim, share their experiences of making submissions to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Mark, disability advocate from AMIDATo check the progress of the commission viisit the website at https://disability.royalcommission.gov.au/about-royal-commission/our-schedule

Duration:00:29:58

COVID -19 & Mental Health for People with Disability

10/14/2020
This month we are discussing COVID- 19 & Mental Health for people with Disability.Lisa from Brain Injury Matters, Susan from Reinforce, Warren from Voice At The Table and Bronwyn from AMIDA share some tips and discuss the different ways they have meet the challenges of Victoria's COVID-19 lockdowns.

Duration:00:30:12

Vatt Chat Returns

9/9/2020
This month we are joined again by the crew of VATT Chat a peer led initiative to make sure everyone can participate in meetings and places where decisions are made. In this follow up episode we're talking about the role of self advocates in meetings. VATT (Voice at The Table) is a SARU initiative providing practical information to ensure people with a cognitive disability have a real and equal voice on boards, committees and advisory groups. The VATT Chat podcast has been made as part of...

Duration:00:30:03

Voice At The Table (VATT Chat)

8/12/2020
This month we are joined by the crew of VATT Chat - a peer led initiative to make sure everyone can participate in meetings and places where decisions are made. VATT (Voice at The Table) is a SARU initiative providing practical information to ensure people with a cognitive disability have a real and equal voice on boards, committees and advisory groups. The VATT Chat podcast has been made as part of SARU’s Inclusive Meeting Training package. It is for Self Advocates, Organisation staff and...

Duration:00:25:46

Using Public Transport During COVID-19

7/8/2020
Kerri Cassidy from Disability Resource Centre joins Jane from Reinforce, Lisa from Brain Injury Matters, Bronwyn from AMIDA & Luke from Reinforce to share tips about Public Transport use during COVID- 19 for people with Disability. || Are some types of transport safer than other types? Does wearing a mask and or gloves help?, where can people get advice if they need to about public transport use and what improvements need to be made for people to feel safer?

Duration:00:28:02

Staying Connected During COVID - 19

6/10/2020
How it is for you during COVID- 19?For people with Disability there are some things to be considered that may not apply to people without Disability.Join Amanda, Lisa, James and Justin as we share our experiences and stay connected during COVID -19, and talk about the importance of 3CR for giving people with Disability a voice about a whole range of topics, for over 30 years. June is usually Radiothon month at 3CR. At this time during COVID- 19 the station are doing this a bit differently....

Duration:00:29:49

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation of People with Disability

5/13/2020
Colin and Jane talk about their experience of presenting at the Disability Royal Commission and speak about why the voices of people with disabilities are so important for recommendations, changes and shaping all our futures.Change happens when we Raise Our Voices together and share our stories.Music: Archie Roach Took The Children Away

Duration:00:29:34

Celebrating Raising Our Voices

4/8/2020
COVID-19 may mean we can't get together physically this month but we can still celebrate the show and the important self advocacy work the team has taken part in over the years.This month we feature highlights on a range of topics from Powerful Parenting to Acquired Brain injury (ABI), access to the Footy and Public Transport and a nod to Sci Fi Fan Clubs.We hope you enjoy the show and stay safe!

Duration:00:28:24

Having a Say Conference

3/11/2020
Norrie Blythman, James Teeken and Kevin Stone share highlights and plan for next years conference. The Having a Say Conference took place on 24, 25 and 26 FebruaryThe Having a Say conference is organised by VALID (Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability) and is the largest conference for people with disabilities within Australia where people can find their voice, to speak up, to be heard and to be respected. This is the conference where people listen to each other, not just...

Duration:00:28:13

Walk in My Shoes...Homelessness

2/12/2020
Walk in My Shoes...HomelessnessHomelessness and it's effect on people with disabilities.If more politicians had a lived experience of homelessness, institutionalisation or disability would we see a change of government support?Ariane Garner-Williams, James Teeken, Jane Rosengrave and Pauline Williams discuss homelessness and how it happens.AMIDA are currently putting in a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Homelessness which closes on March 16th 2020.In the lead up to this we...

Duration:00:30:07

Jane Rosengrave - Free As A Bird

1/8/2020
Jane Rosengrave in conversation with Pauline Vetuna - part of 3CRs Power From the Margins Disability Day 2019 broadcast. Jane talks about leaving abusive relationships, fighting institutional abuse, finding her power and independence through self advocacy and becoming free as a bird.

Duration:00:29:52

Accessible Melbourne

12/11/2019
How accessible is Melbourne for those who use mobility aids?Lord Mayor of Melbourne Sally Capp joined Peter and Bronwyn in the studio this month to discuss this, future plans for Melbourne and how best to get around the city with all the infrastructure work taking place. You can check out Council's 4 year plan here

Duration:00:28:25

Do Your Thing

11/13/2019
Lisa speaks with Nadia Mattiazzo from Women With Disabilities Victoria's Women’s Empowerment and Community Inclusion Team about Do Your Thing.A project set up to combat a lack of positive role models for Women with Disabilities in traditional media.For more information:https://www.wdv.org.au/our-work/our-work-with-women/doyourthing/https://www.facebook.com/womenwithdisabilitiesvictoriaWATCH the videos here https://www.youtube.com/user/WDVchannel

Duration:00:28:19

Advocates discuss the NDIS

10/9/2019
This month the team discusses the NDIS from an Appeals Advocates point of view. Bronwyn Trickett (advocate in the NDAP programs) is joined by Angela Horton (AMIDA NDIS Advocate), Judy Bourke (AMIDA NDIS Advocate), Rachael (NDIS Advocate from RIAC) & Steve Grainger (Advocate from Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service)https://www.facebook.com/raisingourvoicesradio/http://www.amida.org.au/

Duration:00:29:38

Moving Out and Independent Living

9/11/2019
This month it's all about moving to Independent Living.Jane Rosengrave and James Teekan speak with Bronwyn Trickett about how it feels to live independently and what support is available for people with disability to do this.Who do you call if you need help with something?MUSIC: Frente! - Accidently Kelly Street

Duration:00:30:11