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Funding for NSW Disability Advocacy is secured for two years

April 6, 2018

Berejiklian to reverse funding cuts to disability groups The state government will reverse funding cuts to dozens of organisations that advocate for people with a disability, after sustained pressure from groups that faced collapse. NSW had ruled out maintaining $13 million a year in funding for advocacy groups once the state government transfers its disability services…

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

September 25, 2017

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 can overcome those challenges; that we have input into and control over decisions that affect our lives. It can be difficult for people with disability…

The Honourable Jane Prentice MP visits MDAA

September 25, 2017

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. Minister Prentice was greeted by MDAA executive Director, members of Governance Committee, workers and volunteers…

MDAA lobbying for Advocacy

September 25, 2017

MDAA’s management, staff, Governance Committee and volunteers have been visiting some of our politicians to bring to their attention our concerns and help ensure advocacy support continues to be available to people with disability throughout NSW. Among those MDAA has seen are Minister Ray Williams, Minister of Disability Services and Multiculturalism; Ms Sophie Cotsis, Shadow…