Our vision

That all people with disabilities must be involved equally in all aspects of social, economic, political and cultural life.

Our mission

Using the strength of our membership-based organisations to harness the collective power of uniting people with disability to change society into a community where everyone is equal.

Our strategic objectives

  • To represent the united voice of our members and people with disability in national initiatives and policy debate.
  • To enhance the profile, respect and reputation for AFDO through our members.
  • To build the capacity and sustainability of AFDO and our members.
  • To foster strong collaboration and engagement between our members and stakeholders.
  • To enhance AFDO's connection and influence in international disability initiatives, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, through policy, advocacy and engagement.

Our members

Our members

Latest news and media

Announcement of AFDO International Coordinator

Following the AFDO Board meeting held last week, we are pleased to announce that AFDO Vice President, Trevor Carroll has been re-appointed to the role of International Coordinator for AFDO, for a further 12-months. This role is a 12-month appointment and we have been...

UN Report on Australia’s Review of CRPD

The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (the committee) has published its findings on its recent review of how Australia is meeting its obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) The findings cover how...