Disability Advocacy in Action

Accessible voting for Federal Election 2022

Closing date: May 21, 2022

The federal election will be held on 21 May 2022. It is compulsory for all eligible Australians to enrol and vote in federal elections. The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) provides assistance for people living with disability to ensure they are not disadvantaged from participating in the electoral system. The AEC can assist you to enrol, vote and help you find more information.

Stella: You get proud by practicing


Date and time: Tue 24th May, 2022, 11am 12pm

Venue: Village Roadshow Theatrette Door 3, State Library of Victoria Conference Centre, 179 La Trobe St, Melbourne and Livestream

When activist, writer and comedian Stella Young died suddenly at the age of just 32 her family, friends and the disability community around the world were bereft. Stella‚Äôs sassy attitude, wit and humour had helped communicate issues relating to disability rights in a way that cut through to the politicians and the community at large, … Continued

COVID-19 Or Coronavirus information

Official COVID-19 information For latest announcements, case and exposure site information and to book your vaccination online, visit: Victoria Government Corona Virus page For the latest Corona virus response and support visit: NDIS Corona virus response page For restrictions on visiting care facilities including disability residential care visit: FAQ – restrictions visiting care facilities For … Continued

Learn about disability advocacy

DARU courses are designed primarily for advocates working within funded disability advocacy organisations to supports skill development for providing human rights based advocacy practice. However everyone is welcome to give them a go. The courses are: Available online free of charge Structured with self paced modules that you can complete at your convenience unaccredited but … Continued