Submissions by Advocacy Organisations

Submissions are gradually being published on the official DRC website. Some organisations have published their submissions to the Disability Royal Commission on their own websites. Links to statements from disability advocates and other representatives of advocacy organisations, that have been submitted in preparation for hearings, are also included below:

Action for More Independence and Dignity in Accommodation (AMIDA) / Self Advocacy Resource Unity (SARU)

Advocacy for Inclusion

Advocacy Tasmania

AED Legal Centre

Aged & Disability Advocacy (ADA)

Amparo Advocacy

Australian Centre for Disability Law

Capricorn Citizen Advocacy

Council for Intellectual Disability

DACSSA Disability Advocacy

Disability Advocacy NSW

Developmental Disability WA

Disability Justice Australia

Family Advocacy

Grampians Disability Advocacy


Independent Advocacy North Queensland (IANQ)

Independent Advocacy SA

Intellectual Disability Rights Service

Leadership Plus

Melbourne East Disability Advocacy

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association

North East Citizen Advocacy Inc

Ngaanyatjarra Yankunytjatjara Pitjantjatjara Women’s Council (NPYWC)

People With disability WA

Physical Disability Council of NSW

Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI)

Queenslanders with Disability Network

Speak Out Association of Tasmania

Speaking Up For You

STAR Victoria


Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service

WWILD Sexual Violence Prevention Association

Women With Disabilities ACT

Women with Disabilities Victoria

National organisations

Australian Federation of Disability Organisations

Children and Young People with Disability Australia

First Peoples Disability Network Australia

Inclusion Australia

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

Mental Health Australia

National Ethnic Disability Alliance

People With Disability Australia

Women With Disability Australia

National Disability and Carers Alliance

Blind Citizens Australia

Down Syndrome Australia

Deafblind Australia

Polio Australia

Joint submissions

See the Spotlight on Advocacy page for quotes and videos of appearances at the public hearings.

Email Siobhan at if your advocacy organisation has published a submission to the DRC that we can link to from this page.