People with disability will continue to miss out or struggle to receive the supports they need in NSW, as the NSW Government failed to commit to key recommendations from the NSW Upper House Inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) implementation.
3 December 2018 – Outstanding Disability Leaders Recognised in National Awards [DPO Australia]
People with disability, from around Australia, have been recognised by their peers for their outstanding leadership and achievements in the inaugural National Awards for Disability Leadership held today, International Day of People with Disability.
16 September – Royal Commission welcome, but must include people with disability [DPO Australia]
Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia) welcome today’s announcement of a Royal Commission into Aged Care, with the inclusion of young people with disability who live in nursing homes. This is a critical opportunity for the many thousands of older people with disability to have their voices heard and obtain justice for the violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect they have experienced.