This year, Dylan Alcott was awarded Australian of the Year, recognising his efforts in sports and advocacy for Australians with a disability.
While this is a good step on the way, some media organisations are still not representing this sector of the community.
Free resources like the Disability Reporting Handbook are available for journalists, but instead, journalists keep accentuating the negatives of a disability.
Produced By: Eduardo Jordan
Featured In Story: Lisa Cox – Disability Affairs Officer at Media Diversity Australia
First aired on The Wire, Thursday 15 December 2022