Topic: Media Releases

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…

Australian Cross Disability Alliance Applauds Senate’s call for Royal Commission into Violence Against People with Disability

MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 26 November 2015 Australian Cross Disability Alliance Applauds Senate’s Call for Royal Commission into Violence Against People with Disability The Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) welcomes the Senate Community Affairs Committee’s report and recommendations following its ‘Inquiry into Violence Against People with Disability in Institutional and Residential Settings’, tabled late yesterday. The…

White Flower Memorial: Remembering People with Disability Who Have Died as a Result of Violence, Abuse or Neglect

On 25 November 2015, the Australian Cross Disability Alliance (ACDA) is acknowledging International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by supporting a White Flower Memorial to remember people with disability who have died as a result of violence, abuse or neglect. The Memorial specifically recognises that women with disability experience higher levels of…