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.
Selected category: Media releases
AFDO Welcomes ‘Blueprint for Reform’ of Disability Support Pension
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.
Eminent Australians with Disability Rally against Religious Discrimination Bill
Eminent Australians with Disability have rallied against the Religious Discrimination Bill, urging all Senators to vote NO when it appears in the Senate.
Religious Discrimination Bill To Further Discriminate People With Disability
AFDO & other disability representative organisations have voiced their concerns over the potential impacts the Religious Discrimination Bill may have on people with disability and their families
MEDIA RELEASE: New Australian Disability Strategy Welcomed By Leading Disability Representative Organisations
AFDO have lent their support to the new Australian Disability Strategy 2021 – 2031 (ADS) announced today in Canberra by the Australian Government.
DISABLED AUSTRALIANS HARMED AND NEGLECTED BY CENTRELINK
The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) today released a comprehensive Report on the harm caused to individuals with disability by their interaction with Centrelink’s Disability Support Pension (DSP) application and review processes.