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.
NEDA believes that it is time for the Federal Government to consider targeted strategies and implement a stronger employment focus in increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities, especially those from CaLD and/or NESB communities.
NEDA's submission regarding the NDIS Draft Rules from the perspective of CALD people with disability.
This report outlines the findings and recommendations from a series of human rights education workshops held with our membership.
NEDA's Response to the National Disability Insurance Sheme Bill 2012 (Draft) and the Inclusion of NESB/CALD Communities, A submission to Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs.
This paper explores the current situation focusing on the factors that make it difficult for some people from NESB to participate in the Australian voting system and the Australian Government's obligations to improve them.