Strengthening Disability Advocacy conference 2012
Disability advocacy and the legal system: You be the judge!

Monday 26 & Tuesday 27 March 2012 @ Melbourne Park Function Centre

Rachel Walters

Photo of Rachel Walters, Self Advocate, New Wave

Self Advocate, New Wave

Rachel is a proud mum and works part-time. She is also a member of Gippsland Disability Advocacy and is part of the New Wave team that runs the New Wave Self Advocacy Centre which is based in the Gippsland Disability Advocacy Office.

Through her involvement with advocacy and self advocacy she has provided advocacy education for others, worked as a peer advisor for SARU and is on the Women with Disabilities Reference Group. Rachel is also a peer educator involved in the living safer sexual lives program.

Rachel has received assistance in the past from Gippsland Disability Advocacy and now believes it is her turn to help and support and encourage others.