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AFDO eNews #05 – August 2019

From our CEO Ross Joyce Welcome to the latest edition of AFDO eNews. I am happy to announce that the Disability Rights Now 2019: Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has been released and is...

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...

Australian Representation at CoSP 2019

The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) was pleased to participate again this year in the Conference of States Parties (CoSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).  The annual conference is held each June at the...

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...