Advocacy Organisations

Useful information and links for Advocacy Organisations

adec disability advocacyAssociation for Children with a Disability

Assists families of children (aged 0-18) with a disability with information, support and advocacy.

Disability Advocacy Resource Unit (DARU)

DARU is a statewide service established to resource the disability advocacy sector in Victoria

Leadership Plus

At Leadership Plus our vision is simple – An inclusive society in which people with disabilities are valued members of the community, who have opportunities to achieve their full potential.

Office of the Public Advocate (OPA)

Office of the Public Advocate is an independent statutory body established by the Victorian State Government. OPA works to protect and promote the interests, rights and dignity of people with a disability.

Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS)

Established in 2006 and funded by the State Government, YDAS is the only disability advocacy service in Australia (and possibly the world) which exists specifically to represent and work on issues of concern to YOUNG people with disabilities.
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