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21 March: Disability groups stand together against transport cuts
National and state disability groups have come together to campaign against proposed cuts to the Mobility Allowance for people with disability, and today released a joint statement outlining their concerns.
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3 March: Disability Groups Slam Government Decision Not to Hold Royal Commission Into Violence and Abuse (DPOA)
Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia), an alliance of national peak groups of people with disability, strongly condemned the decision by the Federal Government to rule out a Royal Commission into violence and abuse against people with disability.
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28 February: Record number of people with disability marching in Mardi Gras this Saturday
More than 150 people with disability will be marching in the 2017 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on Saturday 4 March.
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13 February: Don’t fund the NDIS with cuts to social services and childcare (DPOA)
Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia), is alarmed and concerned that the Federal Government is linking budget cuts in the Omnibus Bill, now before the Senate, with funding for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
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5 January: Centrelink Debt Recovery Fiasco Must Be Suspended (DPOA)
Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia) calls for the Centrelink debt recovery process to be immediately halted, amid concern about the impact on people with disability.
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