“A $41.6 million funding boost will enable over 81 providers across Australia to continue offering advocacy as well as trauma-informed counselling to support the work of the Disability Royal Commission,” Minister Ruston said.
17 disability organisations would also share in more than $5.3 million from the Morrison Government to provide systemic advocacy under the Disability Representative Organisation program.
As part of the systemic advocacy investment, Minister Ruston said the Morrison Government would fund $300,000 to establish a national advocacy secretariat managed by peak organisation Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA).Read full release... (off-site)
- Human Rights, Social Justice, Case Studies
- Senator the Hon Anne Ruston
- Media release
- Date published:
- Mon 27th Dec, 2021