Funded disability advocacy in Victoria

In Victoria, disability rights advocacy was first recognised as a program area to be funded under the Disability Services Act 1986.

There are currently 33 funded disability advocacy organisations operating in Victoria. Organisations are funded variously by the Victorian Office for Disability’s advocacy program, the National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) operated through the Department of Social Services (DSS), and state and federal justice departments.

For a list of advocacy organisations in Victoria, visit the Find an advocate page on the DARU website