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NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
Member for Gosford Liesl Tesch has thrown her support behind a new website dedicated to information for women with disabilities. Tesch said Our Site,
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
The NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance is once again facing the imminent closure of our many advocacy services due to current funding ceasing post December 2020.

We're ramping up our campaign - and need your help to start reminding your local members, and Ministers just how important disability advocacy services are to YOU.

To help us tell the story we'd love your feedback on how you use advocacy services, and what types of advocacy you use.

We'd greatly appreciate you taking 5 minutes to complete our survey on how you use advocacy services.

Click on the link below to access the survey:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NSW-disability-advocacy_16

The #StandByMe campaign greatly appreciates your help! Let's ensure your voice is still heard, and advocacy can be fully funded into the future!
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
With a $2.2 million funding boost to disability advocacy services, the Victorian Government is leading the charge to …
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
Position Statement: read our response to the Fitzgerald Ageing and Disability Commission’s Review of Disability Advocacy Funding Report (December 2019) https://standbyme.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/DAA-Position-Statement-Fitzgerald-Report-Apri-2020.pdf
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
The Coalition government has well and truly run out of excuses for failing to provide secure long-term funding for independent disability advocacy services.

Tonight I called the Government out on the harm that their continued failure causes to people with disability in our state. Our motion calling on the Government to urgently fund the sector was again passed by the Upper House. #StandByMe
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
NSW Disability Advocacy Alliance
We welcome the motion put forward by Abigail Boyd MLC today calling on the NSW Government to provide certainty for independent disability advocacy services by publicly committing to adequately fund the sector on a long-term basis.

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Already doing it @Who_kneww. Many @StandByMeNSW alliance members already working hard on this and other inequities. https://t.co/QgO5F8vr1s

People with disability we want to hear from you. Do you know of the Disability Inclusion Act? Have local council disability action plans worked to include you i community? Join PDCN, SCIA, Guide Dogs, MDNSW &give us your views on Wed March 11. Click for info! @SCIAust @StrokeNsw https://t.co/xjl3De5Mhc

The media release from the #Disability #Advocacy Alliance, responding to the #Ageing and Disability Commissioners recommendations. https://t.co/QFdVmSeP5E

'Without advocacy services there would be no accessible taxis, transport, toilets, even in hospitals, accommodation, no in home support. All of those things have been to some extend implemented due to the work of disability advocacy organisations. And there is plenty more to do."

The response from the minister and the goverent today is nothing short of a cop out. It is simply not good enough for the minister to only give an additional 6 months. @PennySharpemlc #Disability #Advocacy #AdvocacyMatters