Campaigns & Awards

Building Disability Leaders project

This project is targeting leaders with disabilities in rural or regional Victoria to develop their current leadership to the next level. You may apply for registration in their major online course,’Represent’

Do one thing for Autism Campaign

To build greater understanding of how autistic people can be better supported in the community, Amaze has launched a new campaign called Do One Thing For Autism. We’re asking people to take a 2 minute quiz to test their knowledge of autism and then pledge do one simple thing to make the world a little bit easier for autistic people everywhere.

Stronger Schools Petition

Schools are much more than just academic programs. They are places where children grow and places where young people start out in life. This pathway can be towards health, happiness and a lifetime of opportunity or it can be one towards disengagement and social exclusion. The Stronger Schools Campaign is calling for action to make sure every Victorian child has a fair start in life.

Adult Change Rooms in Shopping Centres and Govt Buildings

There are people with disability who use continence products, and are unable to sit on a toilet. Providing a “disabled access” toilet just doesn’t cut it for some people. I have a right to use toilet facilities just like “normal” people.

Boards and Committees Project

This initiative supports Victorians with disability applying to sit on Victorian government boards or committees by offering free coaching support to examine your application and resume.

Petition: School transparency stops discrimination against the rights of our special needs children

Call to redress some of the discrimination against children with special needs in our Victorian Schools.  It truly is horror story after horror story! The message of the hidden curriculum is that the special needs child has no value, that parents have nothing to offer to the formal education of their child, and that a home/school partnership is not valued. 

Deliver the Promise – Let’s get the NDIS on track

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) promises a brighter future for thousands of Australians. But that promise is falling short. The way the NDIS is being delivered means it’s not yet working for everyone. If we don’t act now, disability service providers across the country face collapse. Without providers, the NDIS just won’t work. What we’re calling for…

Brenda Gabe Leadership Award: Nominations now open.

Closing date: September 3, 2019

The Brenda Gabe Leadership Award is a biennial award which recognises and rewards outstanding leadership from women with disability in Victoria. Nominations are invited from individuals or groups  who have directly benefited women with disability or ensured a more inclusive community for women with disability.