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Disability Royal Commission Update

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has today released information about how you can apply to tell your story to a Commissioner in a private session. Private sessions can be held in person, via video...

Disability Royal Commission News – 29th January 2020

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...

Disability Royal Commission is now accepting submissions

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is now accepting submissions, and they want to hear from all Australians with disability about their experiences of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation. Please be aware...

AFDO eNews #4

From our CEO, Ross Joyce Welcome to the latest edition of AFDO eNews.  I am pleased to announce that we are releasing our Political Platform today for the upcoming Federal Election to be held on Saturday 18th May 2019. We are calling for a commitment from all parties...

Have Your Say! Consultation Survey for People with Disability

  Have your say! The Australian Government is being reviewed by the United Nations (UN) on how well they are implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). AFDO is part of a working group made up of Disabled Peoples Organisations...