Organisation

Advocacy for Inclusion

Submission

The right of persons with disabilities to participate in decision-making

Overview In August, the Special Rapporteur on the rights of person with disabilities released a Questionnaire focused on “the right of persons with disabilities to participation in decision-making” – that is, decision making at a legislative, policy or organisational level, through consultation, engagement and involvement...
Submission

The right to equality: review of guardianship arrangements for adults with disabilities in the ACT

Advocacy for Inclusion welcomed the review of ACT Guardianship arrangements for adult people with disabilities- as it has long been advocating for major changes to both the laws of guardianship and how it works in practice. (See our past policy work on Decision Making). The...
Submission

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings

Advocacy for Inclusion is a not-for-profit non-government community organisation in the Australian Capital Territory. This submission centres on our direct practice experience with people with disabilities, including individual advocacy support, self-advocacy support, and consultations undertaken during previous projects, as well as draws from peer reviewed...
Submission

Submission to the Proposal for a National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguarding Framework

Advocacy for Inclusion is a not-for-profit non-government community organisation in the Australian Capital Territory. We provide individual, self and systemic advocacy to people with disabilities to promote their human rights and inclusion in the community. We work alongside people with disabilities to help them address...
Report

Ask me. I make my own decisions

Advocacy for Inclusion was approached by Disability ACT in June 2012 to assist with preparations for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). After some consideration Advocacy for Inclusion decided to undertake a research project on the readiness of people with disabilities to exercise control and...