Voices from the armchair are a series of films that aim to promote discussion on the Australian Federal Government’s defined ‘Special Needs Groups’. The term “people with special needs” is defined in the Aged Care Act of 1997 and its subsequent revisions.
There are eight groups of people with special needs;
Films were created on six of the special needs groups with the perceived greatest need for education. These films can be found below.
For more information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture visit the MyAgedCare website.
For more information on people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds visit Diversicare’s website.
For more information on people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless visit Micah Project’s website.
For more information on LGBTI people, visit the Queensland Aids Council website.