Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the use of Independent Assessments in the NDIS

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the use of Independent Assessments in the NDIS

Our Policy and Projects Officer, Dominic Hồng Ɖức Golding is a person with a lived experience of multiple disabilities. He has recently completed an “Independent assessment” with the NDIS. Watch what he has to say on the assessment in this short video.

Submitted by comms on Mon, 03/05/2021 - 10:27 am

Joint submission in response to ‘The efficacy, fairness, timeliness and costs of the processing and granting of visa classes which provide for or allow for family and partner reunions’

Joint submission in response to ‘The efficacy, fairness, timeliness and costs of the processing and granting of visa classes which provide for or allow for family and partner reunions’

This is a copy of NEDA's and the Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association (MDAA)'s joint submission in response to "the efficacy, fairness, timeliness and costs of the processing and granting of visa classes which provide for or allow for family and partner reunions."

Submitted by comms on Mon, 03/05/2021 - 10:09 am

Dominic Golding's Witness Statement to the Disability Royal Commission

Dominic Golding's Witness Statement to the Disability Royal Commission

Our Projects and Policy Officer, Dominic Golding gave a powerful statement to the Disability Royal Commission on Tuesday the 8th of December 2020.

Dominic spoke about his lived experience of disability and his extensive policy and advocacy experience within the disability space.

His full statement can be viewed below.

Submitted by comms on Wed, 09/12/2020 - 09:16 am

Joint statement about the exclusion of the DSP from the recent Coronavirus Supplement to income support payments.

Joint statement about the exclusion of the DSP from the recent Coronavirus Supplement to income support payments.

Increase Disability Support Pension now to deal with coronavirus

People with disability who receive the Disability Support Pension (DSP) urgently need access to the increased Coronavirus Supplement of $550 per fortnight, consistent with the Jobseeker Payment and other payments recently announced.

Submitted by comms on Wed, 25/03/2020 - 09:22 am

People with disability to take concerns to the United Nations

People with disability to take concerns to the United Nations

21 August 2019

A delegation of people with disability is getting ready to present to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN Committee) about the progress Australia has made to make our rights real. 

The UN Committee is reviewing Australia’s progress in implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on 12 and 13 September 2019, and as part of this review, it will listen to the views of the delegation of people with disability.

Submitted by comms on Mon, 02/09/2019 - 11:42 am