03 April 2020
People with disability from across Australia are calling for urgent action to make sure we are included in preparations for the current public health emergency.
Eight national peak organisations have come together to outline to all levels of government, the National Disability Insurance Agency, other agencies and the private sector, about the range of concerns that people with disability have.
Australia must stop discriminating against refugees with disabilities
2 OCTOBER 2019
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities last week released its findings regarding Australia’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights or Persons with Disabilities, recommending a number of changes be made relating to the treatment of refugees with disabilities.
05 August 2019
The National Ethnic Disability Alliance welcomes the recent changes to visa policies that will directly impact on people with disability and their families applying for permanent residency in Australia.
13 March 2019
People with disability, and our organisations, today welcome the Federal Government’s release of the Terms of Reference for our Royal Commission into the epidemic of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability.
20 February 2019
The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA); the National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA); the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA); and the Settlement Council of Australia (SCOA) have today released new research outlining the significant obstacles faced by refugees with disabilities who are living in Australia.
18 February 2019
Royal Commission vote welcome - now time to make it happen
3 December 2018
People with disability, from around Australia, have been recognised by their peers for their outstanding leadership and achievements in the inaugural National Awards for Disability Leadership held today, International Day of People with Disability.
“People with disability have come together to celebrate the strong expertise and talent of our community in our own National Awards, run by people with disability, for people with disability,” said Ms Sue Salthouse, winner of last year’s lifetime achievement award.
Joint statement by Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA), Disabled People's Organisation Australia (DPO Australia).
The National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA) is again questioning the policies of the Department of Immigration and that of the Minister after fresh reports of yet further discrimination against people from our culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) communities living with disabilities.