IRPH radio: Disability in rural Australia - 1RPH community radio: Life with Disabilities radio segment. Part one

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This is the first of a two-part series about the importance of people living with disabilities sharing stories.  

Interviewer: Jenny Wright, programmer/producer: Sandra Clifford, expert social science commentator: Dr Monica Short. 

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 This episode was run on radio and released as a podcast. The podcast date was the 8th June 2021.

Period08 Jun 2021

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Media contributions

  • TitleLife with disabilities: Disability in rural Australia part one
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outlet1RPH
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size15 minutes
    DescriptionThis research is based on the following two research projects: 1. Short, M., Seiffert, M., Haynes, R., & Haynes, L. (2018). Church, Disability, and Rurality: The Lived Experience. Journal of Disability and Religion, 18(1), 1-26. 2. Short, M. (2018). Anglican Churches engaging with people living with disabilities. Sydney, NSW: The Bush Church Aid Society, CBM Australia - Luke 14 Program. Link:
    Producer/AuthorJenny Wright; interviewer; Sandra Clifford, Programmer; Dr Monica Short, expert social science commentator
    PersonsMonica Short, Jenny Wright, Sandra Clifford


  • disability
  • rurality
  • rural
  • social work
  • sociology