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In a world where challenges sometimes feel like they outweigh the triumphs, we meet people like Cory. A remarkable young man who is overcoming challenges to live independently and not define himself by his intellectual disability.

Donate to Independence Australia today, and help us create independent futures for more people like Cory.

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Whilst Cory’s story sits at the very heart of our mission here at Independence Australia, sadly there are many Australians with a disability who need our support to regain their independence.

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Cory's story

Meet CoryTo meet Cory now, you see a young man with confidence, an eagerness to pursue his goals, and someone who is living life independently

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Jess's Story

Just over a decade ago, Jess described herself as an average happy-go-lucky girl in her early 20s. Jess loved running, bike riding, and competing in marathons and was studying at TAFE to become a support worker.