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 (DPOs), disability representatives and advocacy organisations that are writing a report for the UN Committee, showing them the perspectives of people with disability in Australia.
We invite you to fill out this survey to let the UN committee know what is important.
This survey is an opportunity for you, as a person with disability, to give feedback about your rights. The survey asks questions about different areas of your life.
The answers you give will help us write the report to the United Nations (UN) Committee about how well the Australian Government is implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
The survey will close on May 31, 2019.
Australia signed up to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) in 2008.
Australia has to report to the United Nations every four years, and be reviewed on what it has achieved. This report is known as a Civil Society Shadow Report.
Australia will be reviewed for the second time by the Committee in September 2019. The Australian Government Report has been provided to the Committee. This report is Australia’s response to a List of Issues that the Committee want to know about.
AFDO is part of the 2019 Civil Society CRPD Shadow Report Working Group preparing Australia’s Civil Society Shadow Report to the Committee.
The 2019 Civil Society CRPD Shadow Report Working Group includes:
- Advocacy for Inclusion (AFI)
- Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO)
- Australian Centre for Disability Law (ACDL)
- Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA)
- Council for Intellectual Disability NSW (CID)
- Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)
- First Peoples Disability Network Australia (FPDN)
- National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)
- People with Disability Australia (PWDA)
- Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI)
- Queensland Voice for Mental Health (QVMH)
- Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA)