DANA is extremely pleased that after a request from the DRC Chair and much coordinated advocacy and campaigning, the Australian Government has finally fulfilled their commitment to amend the legislation to extend full confidentiality protections to all forms of submission.
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It includes the latest news about advocacy, the NDIS, the Disability Royal Commission, and COVID-19 information, plus current inquiries, consultations, jobs, resources and updates.
Inclusion Australia has partnered with the Department of Health to run a webinar for people with an intellectual disability and families. This free session will be run as a chat between Tara Elliffe, a self-advocate from New South Wales, and Professor Nick Lennox, a doctor who works with people with an intellectual disability and the Department of Health. They will talk about Tara’s recent experience getting her Covid jab.
A coalition of more than 60 disability organisations, including DANA and a number of disability advocacy organisations, has released an open letter criticising the Australian Government for failing to vaccinate and protect the most clinically vulnerable people with disability in the nation.
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You can read about current inquiries and consultations plus advocacy news, jobs, resources and updates from the disability sector.
Read the latest articles on the AdvoKit website and other places to find up-to-date accessible information about COVID-19, including Easy-Read resources and advice for people with disability and their families and supporters.