Topic: Media Releases

Australian Cross Disability Alliance calls for a disability inclusive Australia

MEDIA RELEASE The Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) calls on all election candidates to commit to building a disability inclusive Australia by supporting key election priorities outlined in the ACDA Election Platform released today. The ACDA Election Platform, “Building a Disability Inclusive Australia” asks for commitment to 13 policy priorities that will help shape and…

ACDA Sending Delegation to Conference of States Parties to the COSP CRPD 2016

A delegation representing the Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) will attend the 9th Session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). COSP runs from 14th to 16th June 2016 and will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Significantly, 2016 will…

Media Release: Australian Cross Disability Alliance Welcomes New Commissioners

06 May 2016 Media Release: Australian Cross Disability Alliance Welcomes New Commissioners  The Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) congratulates the Attorney General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC for the appointment of three new Commissioners to the Australian Human Rights Commission. We particularly welcome the reinstatement of a dedicated Disability Discrimination Commissioner. ACDA looks forward…

Australian Cross Disability Alliance says ‘Hands off the NDIS’

Australian Cross Disability Alliance says ‘Hands off the NDIS’ 7th March 2016 Today’s media reports that the Federal Government is considering major changes to the funding and governance of the NDIS, have alarmed people with disability, families and advocates across Australia. “The NDIS has had support across political parties and all levels of government to…

Media Release: Australian Cross Disability Alliance Calls for Investment in Australians with Disability for Future Prosperity

 Thursday 28th January 2016 The Australian Cross Disability Alliance is calling on the Government to end speculation about the National Disability Insurance Scheme and to give certainty to all Australians with disability. The NDIS is an essential part of our social infrastructure that will ensure that all Australians with disability finally have the support they…