SL&RR blog

People of SL&RR: Emelia Perandersdotter

Emelia Perandersdotter is from Eskilstuna, Sweden. She works in supported daily activities for people with disability in a carpentry workshop, where people make things which are sold in a shop […]

SL&RR in Link Magazine

The Disability and Inclusion team at Deakin University, including our own Associate Professor Patsie Frawley and Dr Amie O’Shea, are leading in research on sexuality rights for people with intellectual […]

People of SL&RR: Sarala Porter

Becoming a part of the SL&RR community was an easy fit for Sarala. Her passion for her work as the manager at the Blue Mountains Women’s Health and Resource Centre […]

People of SL&RR: Sarina Rakidzic

My name is Sarina and I am a Peer Educator in the South-Eastern Melbourne site. I love animals, including my dog who loves a walk, and I also like playing […]

People of SL&RR: Sonya Finlayson

A NEW FACE IN THE COMMUNITY A new addition to the Sexual Lives & Respectful Relationships community, Sonya Finlayson is a Program Partner from the new Blue Mountains site in […]

People of SL&RR: Shane Edwards

“I HAVE FOUND BEING AT PART OF [SL&RR] HAS BEEN REALLY REWARDING. WORKING [IN THE PROGRAM] HAS MEANT I CAN KEEP HELPING PEOPLE.”   Shane Edwards is a Peer Educator […]

PEOPLE OF SL&RR : Monica Wellington

“IF I WERE TO SUM UP MY EXPERIENCE, IT WOULD BE ‘EYE-OPENING’. I’VE LEARNT SO MUCH.” Hailing from Bendigo, Monica Wellington moved to Geelong to study at Deakin University after […]

People of SL&RR: Nidhi Shekaran

“I WAS TOLD BY DOCTORS THAT I WOULD NEVER WALK, TALK AND FUNCTION. BUT HERE I AM, I’M STILL STANDING.” Over the course of her life, Nidhi Shekaran has made […]

Our Year at SL&RR

    As 2018 draws to a close, we have been looking back on our experiences and achievements this year. From conferences, to piloting a new program, working with sites, […]

SL&RR Conference 2018

On Friday the 26th of October 2018, 35 people, including 14 people with intellectual disability (peer educators) and 10 program partners, attended the second annual Sexual Lives & Respectful Relationships […]

The National Disability Leadership Awards

WHAT A DAY! The National Disability Leadership Awards took place yesterday, and SL&RR had a couple of nominations –– the SL&RR program in the ‘Inclusion Award’ category, and Janice Slattery […]