Project Open Doors - Empowering – Connecting – Making Change

Empowering.
Connecting.Making change.

Project Open Doors is an initiative of Griffith University’s Journalism Program to change the way people living with disabilities, their families, carers and support workers are represented in the media.

Sexuality not something to be ashamed about

Sexuality not something to be ashamed about

20 Sep , 2017   Uncategorized

People with intellectual disabilities often face the stigma of being asexual ‘innocents’ WARNING: This story […]

By: Faith Valencia
Let’s change the way we determine quality of life

Let’s change the way we determine quality of life

20 Sep , 2017   Uncategorized

Choice Life Passion Client Liaison officer Nigel Webb Photo: Queenslanders with a Disability Network   […]

By: Faith Valencia
One armed axe man reinventing woodchopping

One armed axe man reinventing woodchopping

20 Sep , 2017   Uncategorized

Caption: Nick Fredriksen on his family farm at Kilcoy in South East Queensland. Photo: Maddelin […]

By: Faith Valencia
The School of the Road – Families that play together, stay together

The School of the Road – Families that play together, stay together

20 Sep , 2017   Uncategorized

Patch and Trav at the Murray River Photo: School of the Road When you think about […]

By: Faith Valencia
Nothing About Us Without Us: Our Democratic Deficit

Nothing About Us Without Us: Our Democratic Deficit

20 Sep , 2017   Uncategorized

*listen to podcast of interview below Graeme Innes hasn’t had the right to a secret […]

By: Faith Valencia
Gold Coast businesses get ready for the NDIS

Gold Coast businesses get ready for the NDIS

2 Nov , 2017   Uncategorized

BY MICHAEL HARRIS Assistant Director Jayson Harrahan makes the opening remarks at the NDIS Provider Readiness […]

By: Faith Valencia
Touch Football is for everyone, no exceptions

Touch Football is for everyone, no exceptions

2 Nov , 2017   Uncategorized

Touch Football Specialised in action Photo: Madison Spedding Ex-Australian Touch Footballer Graeme Clancy wanted to […]

By: Faith Valencia
It was a bond like no other

It was a bond like no other

2 Nov , 2017   Uncategorized

This uniquely touching tale of sisterly bond is a celebration of the NDIS, and just […]

By: Faith Valencia
Identify the individual, not their Asperger’s

Identify the individual, not their Asperger’s

2 Nov , 2017   Uncategorized

When a person is diagnosed with Autism, or Asperger’s it becomes difficult for them to […]

By: Faith Valencia
Self-driving cars – selfless or selfish?

Self-driving cars – selfless or selfish?

29 Sep , 2017   Uncategorized

Getting into a vehicle is a simple routine taken for granted by many Australians. But […]

By: Faith Valencia

About the Open Doors Project

Project Open Doors is an initiative of Griffith University’s Journalism Program to effect change in the way people living with disabilities, their families, carers and support workers are represented in the media, and to develop a body of media reporting about issues affecting the disability sector in conjunction with people living with disability.