The Plight of People Living with Disabilities within Australian Immigration Detention: Demonised, Detained and Disowned.
This paper focuses on the plight of people living with a disability detained in Australian run immigration detention centres, in both onshore and offshore facilities (including Christmas Island, Nauru and Manus Island). It does not examine the suitability
The National Disability Advocacy Framework (the Framework) is the structure that governments work within to enable and support people with disability to protect their rights and overcome barriers.
The Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) provides this submission in response to the Department of Social Services (DSS) Discussion Paper - Review of National Disability Advocacy Framework (the Discussion Paper).
As part of this project, NEDA conducted a series of consumer-led focus groups with member organisations to gain insights of individuals from CALD and/or NESB communities with a disability and their personal experience with DES.