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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...

People with disability call for Commissioners to step down

People with disability, their organisations and supporters have today called for two Commissioners to step down from their roles with the newly announced Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, and for stronger...

Job Advertisement – Diversity Field Officer

Do you have experience working with small businesses and can solve problems in innovative ways? Interested in using your influencing and relationship management skills to build the confidence of businesses to hire a more diverse workforce? The Diversity Field Officer...

AFDO receives the 2019 Public Advocate Award!

Each year, the Victorian Public Advocate formally recognises the achievements and bravery of advocates who have spoken out on sensitive and difficult issues, and thereby, contributed to improving the human rights of people. Last week, the Victorian Public Advocate,...