Meet the Ambassadors

“It is important that disability is talked about from the horse’s mouth, that is, from the lived experience of living with autism."

Daniel G
“It is important that disability is talked about from the horse’s mouth, that is, from the lived experience of living with autism.”

“I want young people with disabilities to know that it is important for them to speak up and follow their dreams.”

Beth
“I want young people with disabilities to know that it is important for them to speak up and follow their dreams.”

“I have really enjoyed all of my volunteering jobs and am now happily full-time employed.”

Will
“I have really enjoyed all of my volunteering jobs and am now happily full-time employed.”

“I would like to encourage employers to give people with disabilities a chance at employment – and those people with recent disabilities, don’t hold yourself back!”

Paul
“I’d encourage employers to give people with disabilities a chance at employment. For those people with recent disabilities: don’t hold yourself back!”

"I am looking forward to speaking to people about my training and development at Northstar – anything is possible if you try."

Daniel
“I am looking forward to speaking to people about my training and development at Northstar – anything is possible if you try.”

Eden

Eden
“I like helping people and in the future would like to work in aged care. In the meantime, I keep very busy with volunteering, study and work experience.”

"As a parent of a child with Aspergers, I want all parents to know that anything is possible!"

Helen
“As a parent of a child with Aspergers, I want all parents to know that anything is possible!”

"My motto in life is to work hard and have fun, whatever your disability."

Ibby
“My motto in life is to work hard and have fun, whatever your disability.”

"I love my role as a volunteer teacher’s aid at a local primary school.  I am starting my teaching degree next year."

Josh
“I love my role as a volunteer teacher’s aid at a local primary school. I am starting my teaching degree next year.”

"As a parent it is always difficult letting go, I want to share my story of this transition with other  parents."

Linda
“As a parent it is always difficult letting go, I want to share my story of this transition with other parents.”

"I want to contribute to employer and community education around disability and the workplace."

Michael
“I want to contribute to employer and community education around disability and the workplace.”

"I would like to reduce the misconceptions that society has about vision impairment, and to talk about the technology I use in the office."

Mitchell
“I would like to reduce the misconceptions that society has about vision impairment, and to talk about the technology I use in the office.”

"I have been working at McDonalds for a year and a half.  I really enjoy it and I have won some awards!"

Rabab
“I have been working at McDonalds for a year and a half. I really enjoy it and I have won some awards!”

"I am passionate about raising awareness on the employment issues impacting the lives of people with disabilities."

Riki
“I am passionate about raising awareness on the employment issues impacting the lives of people with disabilities.”

"As an artist, I want to talk to people about engaging with young adults with a disability in a more creative way."

Sheena
“As an artist, I want to talk to people about engaging with young adults with a disability in a more creative way.”

"Having Bipolar, I would like to talk to employers about the importance of supporting employees with mental health issues."

Tom
“Having Bipolar, I would like to talk to employers about the importance of supporting employees with mental health issues.”

“As a parent, you reap what you sew. You will always be your child’s biggest advocate.”

Helen H
“As a parent, you reap what you sow. You will always be your child’s biggest advocate.”