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AFDO Nov 6
With the 's first hearing focusing on , we're hearing stories of violence, abuse, neglect, and gatekeeping. What is Gatekeeping? Read 's article on what gatekeeping means, and what can be done about it.
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Ross Joyce Nov 6
Thank you to our colleague Emma Bennison, CEO of Blind Citizens Australia who wrote about her experience of putting together a submission to the and the support - or lack thereof, she received.
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Ross Joyce Oct 31
Thank you for the opportunity to speak at Labor’s National Summit today ⁦⁩ Good to discuss the , National Disability Strategy, of PWD, and the importance of disability organisations.
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AFDO Oct 29
Pls share: Job Advertisement: National Manager - Disability Initiatives & Projects. ● Full-time ● Work from home ● Great Salary Packaging benefits This position is only available for those who identify as a person with
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Jim Valavanis Oct 29
The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations, a Disabled People’s Organisation, represents people with disability and their families, and is looking for an experienced Manager, with highly developed project management skills to fulfill this role.
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Ross Joyce Oct 28
released 4 Fact Sheets on Inclusive , alongside the report released yesterday "Towards inclusive education: A necessary process of transformation". You can read the Fact Sheets (and report) on their website:
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Senator Jordon Steele-John 🌏🔥 Oct 20
Just got this email from confirming the first hearings will be held in from 4th to 7th November - more to come Better believe I’ll be drilling into this in tomorrow
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Jen Hargrave Oct 20
‘Humanity is born within us’ & should not be defined by the convinience of others says at the conference
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Ross Joyce Oct 20
It was an honour to have Senator Jordon Steele-John as the Keynote speaker at our conference this morning. Thank you for your time this morning, and your terrific speech!
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Dylan Alcott Oct 17
Another great couple of days in Canberra talking to our leaders about the work we do at - educating governments and corporates on the best ways to integrate, understand and build capacity for people with…
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Anne Ruston Oct 16
Absolute pleasure to meet with Dylan Alcott, tennis ace and all round superstar! 🎾🏅 Dylan is spearheading a campaign to help people with disabilities find work. People with disability provide a compelling contribution to any organisation.
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AFDO Oct 19
Only 24 hours to go! Join us tomorrow and watch our National Conference which will be live-streamed. AFDO's Expert Advisor on the , Natalie Wade will be speaking at our conference. More info:
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Ross Joyce Oct 19
Don't forget to watch our National Conference which will be live streamed tomorrow from 10:30am - 3:30pm.
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AFDO Oct 16
A different approach is needed to get more people experiencing into the .
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Ross Joyce Oct 15
We need to build the confidence of employers so they become more welcoming, confident & to employees & job applicants with .
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AFDO Oct 12
My Body Is Not a ‘Burden.’ Inaccessibility Is "My pain, my fatigue, my needs were a burden. Nobody had to say this out loud (and they never did). This is what our inaccessible world showed me."
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AFDO Oct 11
Safety Audit Already Ordered For Sydney CBD Light Rail after peak body for & vision impaired people raised concerns that there aren't enough safeguards to keep people safe.
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AFDO Oct 7
AFDO Conference (Melb) Monday 21st October 10:30am - 3:30pm Keynote Speaker - Senator Jordon Steele-John, Disability rights advocate and member of the Australian Greens Party Get in quick and book your FREE ticket at:
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AFDO Oct 8
An "invisible" can impact a person's life but can not easily be seen or understood by the public and sometimes even by friends and family. Remember to see beyond the chair because not all are visible.
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AFDO Oct 1
The Australian Government has been accused of being heartless after Health Minister, told survivors they shouldn't expect a response to the Senate Inquiry Report released in March 2019, until mid-2020.
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