Entries by Kristin Gillies

Australian Foundations in FASD online training course

NOFASD Australia has launched the Australian Foundations in FASD online training course, Australia’s newest, evidence-based FASD course. Funding for the project, came through  the National Disability Insurance Scheme and supported by the Australian Government, Department of Health, through their support of the NOFASD website.  The Collaboration means the course is FREE! You can watch the 45 second introduction video here or enrol now via […]

FASD UPDATE from Christine Rogan at Alcohol Healthwatch March 2020

Kia ora FANNZ This is an important last chance opportunity for you to show support for Ministers deciding on the most effective pregnancy warning label, which remains under threat of derailment by vested interests.  FARE in Australia have created an online letter you can send to Ministers including our Minister for Food Safety Hon Damien O’Connor, who […]

Paula Tesoriero, Disabilities Commissioner speech at the FASD-Can HUI on Saturday 7th September

We must uphold the rights of people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) September 9, 2019 E ngā mana, e ngā reo, raurangatira mā Tena koutou katoa Ko Paula Tesoriero ahau Ko au te Kaihautu Tika Hau Atanga mō te Kāhui Tika Tangata ki Aotearoa Nō reira, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa. Mauri tangata, Mauri ora Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today as Disability Rights Commissioner. My role under the Human Rights Act is to protect and promote the rights of disabled New […]