Professionals get Australian-first training in serving people with disability

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
March 6 2022 - 1:00pm
Anne Ruston says the new training will support professionals in sectors people with disability often interact with including health, education, social science and justice. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

First-of-its-kind training will be developed and rolled out across universities and workplaces to increase the capability and confidence of professionals to better serve people with disability.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.