Disability Act, abuse and neglect consultation – 26 April

The Victorian Government are wanting to hear from families of children with a disability around the proposed changes to the Disability Act 2006. These changes are about promoting a culture of zero tolerance of abuse in digital services, and to strengthen the Disability Services Commissioner’s oversight of abuse and neglect of people with a disability. […]

This entry was posted on April 12, 2017

Disability Advocacy Review

The Department of Social Services is leading a review into the National Disability Advocacy Framework which was endorsed by Commonwealth, State and Territory Disability Ministers back in 2012. The National Disability Advocacy Framework provides a structure for governments to work within to enable and support people with disability to protect their rights and overcome barriers. […]

This entry was posted on June 24, 2015

AFDO launches Disability Loop website

Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) has launched a new website for people with a disability and their families. “Disability Loop aims to give people with disability and their families information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) that is up to date, easy to find and easy to use,” said Matthew Wright, AFDO CEO. […]

This entry was posted on June 3, 2015

Better Planning & the NDIS

ACD is working in a number of ways to assist with building the nuts and bolts of the National Disability Insurance Scheme as it continues to develop. Some of this work we are doing in collaboration with other organisations similar to ourselves including JFA Purple Orange. They are a South Australian not-for-profit commissioned to collect […]

This entry was posted on May 24, 2015