That all people with disabilities must be involved equally in all aspects of social, economic, political and cultural life.
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.
Latest news and media
The Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, today released the latest COAG NDIS Quarterly Report (1 October 2019 to 31 December 2019). The report reveals that some progress is being made in getting young people with disabilities out of Aged Care and that the average...
Disability Royal Commission to visit Logan and Ipswich, Queensland The Disability Royal Commission is inviting people with disability and their families to Community Forums in the Queensland cities of Ipswich and Logan on 4th and 5th February 2020. At these Community...
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Disability Reform Council (the Council) met on Friday for the third time this year. The Council acknowledged the importance of independent disability advocacy, and agreed to work to better understand the demand for...