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Down’s Syndrome model hits New York Fashion Week

 ASPIRING Brisbane model Madeline Stuart is en route to live her dream — on the New York catwalk for one of fashion’s biggest events. The 18-year-old is on her way to model in a show for FTL Moda at New York Fashion Week on Sunday but the big break is a bigger deal for her than the models strutting beside ... Read More »

10,000 workers with disabilities paid below minimum wage: when will they get justice?-Josh Bornstein

In October 2014, David Freud, the British welfare minister, gave a speech in which he argued that some workers with intellectual disabilities should not be paid the UK minimum wage. In the furore that followed, disability groups and the Labor opposition called for Freud to be sacked. David Cameron ordered him to apologise and within 90 minutes of the order ... Read More »

MS mum Megan Healey will ride mower from Melbourne to Sydney

MEGAN Healey, a Kulnura mum-of-three, has multiple sclerosis (MS) and is unable to put on her own shoes and do many things the rest of us take for granted. Yet Mrs Healey is planning an extraordinary adventure, driving a ride-on mower from Melbourne to Sydney next year. Read More »