Multicultural Disability
Advocacy Association

The Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW (MDAA) is the peak body for all people in NSW with disability and their families and carers, with a particular focus on those from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) / non English Speaking (NES) background with disability.

Who are we?

“The Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW Inc (MDAA) is a peak body in New South Wales providing advocacy for people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and non-English speaking (NES) backgrounds with disability, their families and carers.
Since 1995, MDAA has been advocating for the rights of people with disability from CALD/NES backgrounds, their families and carers for better outcomes and improved access to services, opportunities and participation in the disability sector”.


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“The Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW Inc (MDAA) is a peak body in New South Wales providing advocacy for people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and non-English speaking

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The Honourable Jane Prentice MP visits MDAA

On Thursday 27 July 2017, The Honorable Jane Prentice MP paid a visit to Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association (MDAA). Jane Prentice is Assistant Minister for Social Sciences and Disability Services.

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Small Stone Project Closing event

    Small Stone is under the auspices of the MDAA. For National Youth Week, MDAA celebrated Small Stone’s young people’s diverse talents and their many achievements. The initiative is

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Petition for Continued Funding of Disability Advocacy for people from CALD/NES Backgrounds in New South Wales

From July next year the NSW Government will no longer fund disability advocacy, representation and information services. These services exist to ensure that people with disability have a voice and

Events

Florescence of Diversity Fundraising Dinner

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association proudly invites you to Special Guest: A/Prof Munjed Al Muderis, MDAA’s Patron Friday 23 November 2018 3.30pm at Blacktown Workers Club, 55 Campbell St, Blacktown COST: $50.00 (Dinner and Entertainment) RSVP: by 16 November to reserve your place For invitation and registration please click on link below: Invitation and Registration  

Domestic Violence Forum

Domestic Violence Forum- Thursday 3 May 2018 An opportunity where open conversations about domestic violence can be discussed in a light-hearted way to raise awareness about stigmas and ideas surrounding the topic. An opportunity where open conversations about domestic violence can be discussed in a light-hearted way to raise awareness about stigmas and ideas surrounding…

MDAA’s Patron

Associate Professor Munjed Al Muderis is an orthopaedic surgeon and a clinical lecturer at Macquarie University and the Australian School of Advanced Medicine. He specialises in hip, knee, trauma and Osseo integration surgery. As well as being an internationally respected surgeon and humanitarian, he has helped many amputees regain their mobility. The Professor is a…

“MDAA helped me stand up for
my rights when I couldn't.”


- John Reddin, Fairfield