Australian Leaders with a Disability

Australian Leaders with a Disability series 2019/20 - Episode 1

Shannon Brookes is a Para Equestrian rider on the WA State High Performance Squad and aiming to qualify for the Australian National Squad and represent them at the Tokyo Paralympics. Shannon lives in Dowerin, Wheatbelt WA.

In this episode Dr Harry from the Wheatbelt Health Network explores Shannon's journey as a professional athlete with a disability and what Shannon thinks might make a more inclusive community.

This DISCO project is funded by the ILC grant via the Department of Communities - Disability services.'>
Australian Leaders with a Disability series 2019/20 -  Episode 1

Australian Leaders with a Disability series 2019/20 - Episode 1

Shannon Brookes is a Para Equestrian rider on the WA State High Performance Squad and aiming to qualify for the Australian National Squad and represent them at the Tokyo Paralympics. Shannon lives in Dowerin, Wheatbelt WA.

In this episode Dr Harry from the Wheatbelt Health Network explores Shannon's journey as a professional athlete with a disability and what Shannon thinks might make a more inclusive community.

This DISCO project is funded by the ILC grant via the Department of Communities - Disability services.
Australian Leaders with a Disability series 2019/20 - Episode 2 - Senator Jordon Steele-John

Senator Jordon Steele-John is currently the youngest member of the Australian Senate representing Western Australia for the Australian Greens. Jordon is a disability rights advocate and and talks with Anna Cornish from the Wheatbelt Health Network about his values and outlook as a leader with a disability as well as describing what is required to make communities inclusive of people with a disability.

This DISCO project is funded by the ILC grant via the Department of Communities - Disability services.'>
Australian Leaders with a Disability series 2019/20 - Episode 2 -  Senator Jordon Steele-John

Australian Leaders with a Disability series 2019/20 - Episode 2 - Senator Jordon Steele-John

Senator Jordon Steele-John is currently the youngest member of the Australian Senate representing Western Australia for the Australian Greens. Jordon is a disability rights advocate and and talks with Anna Cornish from the Wheatbelt Health Network about his values and outlook as a leader with a disability as well as describing what is required to make communities inclusive of people with a disability.

This DISCO project is funded by the ILC grant via the Department of Communities - Disability services.
Young Disability Leader Matthew Fernihough

Matthew Fernihough is a Muay Thai champion who has represented Australia in the World Championships . His dream is to represent Australia at the 2024 Paris Olympics. Matthew lives in Northam, Wheatbelt WA. In this episode Anna from the Wheatbelt Health Network explores Matthew's journey as a professional Muay Thai fighter with a disability.


This DISCO project is funded by the ILC grant via the Department of Communities - Disability services'>
Young Disability Leader Matthew Fernihough

Young Disability Leader Matthew Fernihough

Matthew Fernihough is a Muay Thai champion who has represented Australia in the World Championships . His dream is to represent Australia at the 2024 Paris Olympics. Matthew lives in Northam, Wheatbelt WA. In this episode Anna from the Wheatbelt Health Network explores Matthew's journey as a professional Muay Thai fighter with a disability.

This DISCO project is funded by the ILC grant via the Department of Communities - Disability services

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