Meet Tane || FINAL The Lives We Lead

For our final video story of the series meet….Tane Bradley who is a highly sought after worker, has two jobs in Karratha, in the Pilbara region of WA, and is aiming for a third. Currently he divides his time between Handy Hands Garden Centre and Troys Tyres where he is known for his hard work, […]

NEW RESOURCE || NDIS & NDIS Commission in Indigenous Aboriginal Languages

Our WAiS work with people, families and service providers, across regional and remote areas of Western Australia, has highlighted the need for some accessible audio resources for local communities, in their local language about the NDIS and the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission.   Together with Aboriginal Interpreting Service WA we have developed some short […]

Meet Maryanne || The Lives We Lead

Everyone’s recovery journey is unique and Maryanne’s included starting her own photography business in Kununurra in the East Kimberley, Western Australia. For Maryanne, photography is work, art, spirituality and a much needed record of country.

Meet Josh || The Lives We Lead

Josh Bell is an incredible worker – holding a total of 6 part time jobs in his hometown of Esperance in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. From hospitality to theatre ushering and everything in between, Josh has been steadily impressing employers and customers alike with his outstanding customer service, versatility and vibrant personality.

Meet Andy || The Lives We Lead

It took Andy Guidera 16 years of blood, sweat and tears to create his Bali themed resort in Broome, in the Kimberley region on Western Australia.  He survived the Global Financial Crisis and many other challenges, and 23 years down the track is happy to see his vision realised and a steady stream of return […]

Meet Milena || The Lives We Lead

Milena Milasinovic is the longest serving member at Ngala Midwest, in the town of Geraldton, West Australia. Her expert craft work is the basis for all kinds of activities for children, ranging from toddlers to upper primary, and she loves the work and seeing how much fun it provides for the kids.

Meet Christopher || The Lives We Lead

Christopher Gordon is one of the hardest workers you’ll meet in Western Australia. In the Kimberley town of Halls Creek, he is a force to be reckoned with in the kitchen of their major hotel. More recently he has taken on some different roles, gardening by day and ensuring countrymen and women have safe passage […]

Celebrate International Day of People with Disability with us!

WAiS, together with Kin, are hosting a special viewing of The Lives We Lead video stories in celebration of International Day of People with Disability (Friday 3rdDecember). Bring a picnic and meet us at Northbridge Piazza from 5:30pm as we celebrate the contributions that people with disability are making economically, socially, culturally, and politically. When: Friday […]

COVID Disability Hospital Resource || Nobody Left Behind

The “Nobody left behind” COVID disability hospital resource has been released. You can print out, fill in and add it to your emergency toolkit. Nobody Left Behind is a collective of people with disability, family members, advocates, academics, disabled persons’ organisations, disability representative organisations and subject matter experts who have formed in response to the […]

Meet Sarah || The Lives We Lead

MSarah Pollard is a young writer/ illustrator from Southern Cross in WA’s Wheatbelt, who has created Bush Tales, a series of animal adventure stories based on the real life characters she knows and loves. Sarah’s aim is to get these stories read by as many children as possible, so they share the joy she gets […]