Peak advocacy groups Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) and Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) are calling for an end to discrimination against older people with disability.
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AFDO welcomes today’s commitment from the ALP to policies that will optimise and strengthen Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). We now call on all political parties and candidates to outline their views and position on supporting and improving the NDIS for Australians with disability.
Disability Sector Calls for Pre-Election Commitments to Improve Disability Emergency and Disaster Support
A coalition of 40 leading disability rights, advocacy and peak body organisations including AFDO has endorsed a pre-election open letter to politicians across the country demanding a new approach and more resources for improving disaster and emergency responses for people with disability.
AFDO has responded to The Senate Inquiry Report on the Purpose, Intent, and Adequacy of the Disability Support Pension, released earlier this week, conveying the report provides a clear blueprint for reform of a manifestly broken and harmful system.
Key Disability Advocacy Groups Join With ACOSS To Urge Government To Act On DSP Senate Inquiry Report
AFDO, ACOSS and other peak disability representative organisations have urged the Australian Government to act on the Disability Support Pension Inquiry Report released last week.