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Disability Justice Australia

Disability Justice Australia Inc. DJA provides advocacy support to people who have ongoing  support needs as a result of a disability and  focuses on working with the person with a disability and supporting their needs, rights and interests to address and resolve issues they identify.

DJA is independent of all other services and free of conflicts of interest and there is no charge to use their services.

To be eligible for advocacy from DJA a person with a disability has to:

  • Live in one of the  28 local government  areas of metropolitan Melbourne
  • Have a permanent disability
  • Require ongoing support services
  • Have reduced capacity for  writing, typing, hearing, vision, and speaking, or learning; or mobility without assistance; or frequent rests

DJA can provide assistance with:

  • Human Rights and discrimination issues
  •  NDIS Appeals for participants in the North East Melbourne Area involving rejection to the Scheme, internal reviews and Administrative Appeals  Tribunal Appeals
  • Guardianship and Financial Administration applications
  • Complaints processes with Residential Tenancy Tribunal, Consumer Affairs, Health Services Commissioner, Mental Health  Commissioner , Disability Services Commissioner, Privacy Commissioner and state Ombudsman
Type of Advocacy:
Individual Advocacy

Area of operation:
Eastern Metro, North & West Metro, Southern Metro

Referral Priority:
NDIS Appeals

Contact Details:

Address
Unit 2, 28a Albert St
Preston Vic 307

Phone:
(03) 9474 0077 Toll Free Number 1800 808 126

Email:
[email protected]

Website:
http://dja.org.au/