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Tag : Disabled People’s Organisations Australia

Disability groups call for conflicting commissioners to step down

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th April 2019 -  Disability groups are demanding two commissioners for the newly announced disability royal commission step down for the “good of people with disability”. In a joint statement,

‘Alarming’ Figures of Disability Violence Reignite Calls for Royal Commission

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 26th July 2017 -  Disability advocates are calling for the urgent introduction of a Royal Commission into violence and abuse against people with a disability after new figures reveal “alarming”

United Nations Calls for Royal Commission into Disability Violence

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 3rd July 2017 -  The United Nations is the latest to join a national chorus calling for the Australian government to introduce a royal commission into violence and abuse against people with disability.

Sector Calls for Urgent Action to Secure NDIS

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 26th June 2017 -  Australia’s leading disability advocacy bodies and the nation’s peak body for social services has called on the government to act urgently to secure the future of the NDIS. In a joint…

Disability Groups Renew Call for Abuse Royal Commission

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 28th March 2017 -  Disability groups have renewed their call for a royal commission into violence against people with disability after the office of the NSW Ombudsman confirmed it had begun an inquiry…

Disability Groups Unite Against Mobility Allowance Cuts

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 21st March 2017 -  Disability groups across the country have united in protest against proposed cuts that could leave people with disability without access to transport. In a joint statement released

Disability Groups Slam Govt for Scrapping Royal Commission Into Abuse

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 6th March 2017 -  The federal government’s decision to rule out a royal commission into violence and abuse against people with disability has been condemned by an alliance of disability advocacy

Disability Sector Joins Calls for a Halt to Centrelink ‘Fiasco’

Wendy Williams, Friday, 6th January 2017 -  The disability sector has backed calls for the Centrelink debt recovery “fiasco” to be suspended immediately amid concerns about the impact it is having on people with disability.

NFPs Demand ACT NDIS Shutdown Be Reversed

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 18th October 2016 -  Disability advocacy organisations across the country have united to call on the state and federal governments to work together to reverse the “shutdown” of the National Disability
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