Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference 2019
Advocacy under pressure

Monday 2 September | NAB The Hall, 700 Bourke Street, Docklands

Melanie Muir

Photo of Melanie Muir, Disability Advocacy Victoria Board Member and Advocate, Leadership Plus

Disability Advocacy Victoria Board Member and Advocate, Leadership Plus

Melanie has been working in community services for the past thirty years.  She leads the advocacy team at Leadership Plus which is funded through the National Disability Advocacy Program and delivers disability advocacy, NDIS Appeals work and runs the Decision Support Project.  Leadership Plus provides advocacy to hundreds of people each year and is committed to working with the disability advocacy sector to strengthen the rights of people living with disability.

Session

State of play: Disability Advocacy Sector 2019

Monday 2nd September, 2019: 10:30am - 11:00am

This session opens with an address from the Minister responsible for the disability portfolio in Victoria. Following this, leaders from Disability Advocacy Network Australia and Disability Advocacy Victoria, will outline the issues that are currently hindering organisations from delivering equal rights for people with disability.