NEDA is the national peak organisation representing the rights and interests of people from non-English speaking background (NESB) with disability, their families and carers throughout Australia. It is a community based, non-government organisation funded by the Commonwealth Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. NEDA has a small secretariat and is governed by a … Continued
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The Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) is a national network comprised of nine state and territory organisations that have been successfully delivering advocacy, information and education services to older people in metropolitan, regional, rural and remote Australia for over 25 years. Older Persons Advocacy Network’s free services support older people and their representatives to address … Continued
The Physical Disability Council of Victoria (PDCV) is the recognised State Peak Body representing the views and interests of people with a physical disability in Victoria. PDCV is the communication link between people with a physical disability and decision makers in Government, Community and the Business Sectors.
SWAA is committed to the defence and promotion of the rights and interests of people with all types of disabilities & of all ages, including people with physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, acquired brain injuries, and neurological disorders. SWAA tries to help people with disabilities to speak up for what they want … Continued
SWAN Australia is the peak organisation and not for profit charity that provides information and support to families caring for a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition. We aim to increase awareness and understanding of the impact and prevalence of undiagnosed genetic conditions within the wider community. SWAN provide information and emotional support … Continued
VALID stands for Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability. VALID is committed to the vision of an Australian nation in which people with a disability are empowered to exercise their rights – as human beings and as citizens – in accordance with the United Nations Declarations on Human Rights and the Rights of Disabled … Continued
Women with Disabilities Victoria is an organisation made up of women with disabilities who support women with disabilities to achieve their rights in Victoria. Our vision is “a world where all women are respected and can fully experience life”. Our Mission to lead the way for Victorian women with disabilities and to improve women’s choices … Continued