Media Releases

News Release: AFDO to attend the Conference of State Parties (COSP) at the UN in New York 6 June 2018

Media Release: Huge win for Geelong tourism businesses & all Victorians with disability 17 May 2018

Media Release: Turnbull Government delivers on the NDIS 8 May 2018

Media Release: Prime Minister, Show us the NDIS money! 7 May 2018

Media Release: Turnbull Government must show how it will fully fund the NDIS  26 April 2018

Media Release: Queensland Rail & Transport disregards human rights! 6 March 2018

Media Release: Urgent action needed on abuse of people with disability 8 February 2018

Media Release: Welcome WA to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) 12 December 2017  

Joint Statement: Calling on Parliament to deliver secure, sustainable and sufficient  funding for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) 23 June 2017

Media Release: Senator Hanson needs to go back to school 21 June 2017

Media Release: Action on Abuse of People with Disability 26 May 2017

Media Release: Budget Reply Media Release 11 May 2017

Media Release: AFDO Budget Media Release 9 May 2017

Media Release: AFDO Joins Calls for Royal Commission into Abuse of People with Disability 28 March 2017

Media Release: NDIS must have a consistent national model with all in! 3 February 2017

Media Release: People with disability must be on the new NDIA Board 23 December 2016

News Release: Ross Joyce announced as new CEO of AFDO 21 December 2016

Media Release: AFDO calls on Standards Australia to reopen consultation on proposed technical specification standard for powered wheelchairs and engage with people with disability organisations 24 November 2016   

Media Release: AFDO NDIS Champions are ready and willing to work 30 October 2016

Media Release: NDIS Board Recruiter must be replaced after failing to offer up a single candidate with either a disclosed disability or lived experience of disability 19 October 2016

Media Release: Disability advocates concerned with use of the R-word at Wimbledon 8 July 2016

Media Release: Disability Australia Election Platform 2016 22 May 2016

Media Release: Disability Australia Embraces the Appointment of the New Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin 7th May 2016

Media Release: 2016 Budget - Don't link NDIS to welfare cuts 3rd May 2016

Media Release: Victorian Budget lays the foundations for NDIS’ say people with disability 27th April 2016

Media Release: People with disability reject WA Government 'My Way or the Highway' approach 11th March 2016

Media Release: People with disability organisations reject NDIS governance and cost blow out commentary as neither truthful nor helpful 7th March 2016

Media Release: Disability Australia celebrates breakthrough to improve access to books for people with disability, 11 December 2015

Media Release: People with disability organisations critical to an NDIS future, 3rd December 2015

Media Release: Disability Australia welcomes the Senate’s recommendation for a Royal Commission into violence against people with disability, 2nd December 2015

Media Release: Pilot to build disability confidence of small business to be trialled in Geelong, 29 September 2015

Media Release: Watershed moment for people with disability as Federal/State NDIS Agreements get signed in Victoria and New South Wales, 16th September 2015

Media Release: NDIS Board must be independent and protect the interests of people with disability and their families, 4th September 2015 

Media Release: Step in the Right Direction on Federal Funding, 3rd July 2015

Media Release: AFDO Launches Disability Loop website, 29th May 2015

Media Release: Moderate Budget promotes employment but leaves people with disability and family organisations in limbo, 13th May 2015

Media Release: Victorian Budget ISP Growth, A Great Step Forward For People With Disability and Their Families, 6th May 2015

Media Release: Disability Australia consortium calls for unity among people with disability organisations, 6th February 2015

Media Release: Lesley Hall receives Order of Australia Medal (OAM), 26th January 2015

Media Release: Disability Peaks Forced to Close Doors on People with Disability’ 23rd December 2014