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    November 2022

    Submission to the Disability Royal Commission: Targeted Engagement with young people with disability

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    Submissions

    November 2022

    Inquiry into Long COVID and Repeated COVID infections

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    Media release: Year 12 students with disability forced to navigate fragmented support systems while completing final exams

    Media Releases

    November 2022

    Media release: Year 12 students with disability forced to navigate fragmented support systems while completing final exams

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    News

    November 2022

    Take part in CYDA's National Youth Education Survey

    Article

    Federal budget takes some steps toward inclusion, but more is needed to address challenges faced by children and young people with disability

    Media Releases

    October 2022

    Federal budget takes some steps toward inclusion, but more is needed to address challenges faced by children and young people with disability

    Article

    Media release: The needs of young people with disability must be addressed in upcoming NDIS review

    Media Releases

    October 2022

    Media release: The needs of young people with disability must be addressed in upcoming NDIS review

    Article

    Webinar series - Inclusion in early childhood

    Research & reports

    October 2022

    Webinar series - Inclusion in early childhood

    Video

    The impact of ending mandatory self-isolation  periods for people with COVID-19 on children and young people with disability.

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    October 2022

    The impact of ending mandatory self-isolation periods for people with COVID-19 on children and young people with disability.

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    Breaking news! CYDA welcomes a new CEO

    Media Releases

    October 2022

    Breaking news! CYDA welcomes a new CEO

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    Submissions

    September 2022

    Submission to Senate Select Committee on Work and Care

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    Research & reports

    September 2022

    Event: Progress made and remaining challenges for students with disability

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    Being realistic about inclusion: What’s realistic for young people with disability?

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    September 2022

    Being realistic about inclusion: What’s realistic for young people with disability?

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    Submissions

    August 2022

    Response to Disability Royal Commission's background paper: Supported decision-making and guardianship: proposals for reform

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    How did COVID-19 impact post-school transitions for young people with disability and how can these be better supported?

    Research & reports

    August 2022

    How did COVID-19 impact post-school transitions for young people with disability and how can these be better supported?

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    Submissions

    August 2022

    CYDA's response to the Disability Royal Commission's background paper: Supported decision-making and guardianship: proposals for reform roundtable paper

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    An optimistic future for disability employment: young advocates facilitate the NDIS Jobs & Skills Forum.

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    August 2022

    An optimistic future for disability employment: young advocates facilitate the NDIS Jobs & Skills Forum.

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    Submissions

    July 2022

    National Disability Advocacy Framework 2022-2025 consultation

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    Tips for early intervention from CYDA Webinar on Early Childhood

    Fact sheets

    June 2022

    Tips for early intervention from CYDA Webinar on Early Childhood

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    Submissions

    May 2022

    DRC Workbook for preparing a submission in support of your child

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    Recording: Young, Powerful & Engaged: CYDA's Federal Election Forum

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    May 2022

    Recording: Young, Powerful & Engaged: CYDA's Federal Election Forum

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    Submissions

    May 2022

    CYDA’s response to the DRC’s Omicron issues paper

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    Media Releases

    April 2022

    Calls for national plan to support young people with disability into employment

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    Submissions

    April 2022

    CYDA Federal Election Platform 2022

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    Media Releases

    April 2022

    Labor’s Disability Plan – what’s in it for children and young people?

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    Submissions

    February 2022

    Submission to the consultation of the New Disability Employment Support Model

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    Research & reports

    September 2021

    Locked out: Vaccination discrimination for children and young people with disability

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    Submissions

    September 2021

    NDIA's Support for Decision Making Consultation

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    Submissions

    August 2021

    National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009-2020

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    Submissions

    August 2021

    Review of the Disability Support Pension Impairment Tables

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    Submissions

    July 2021

    Inquiry into the purpose, intent and adequacy of the Disability Support Pension

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    Submissions

    July 2021

    Endorsement of ARACY Covid Report to DRC

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    Submissions

    July 2021

    Quality Initial Teacher Education Review

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    Submissions

    July 2021

    Social Security Legislation Amendment (Streamlined Participation Requirements and Other Measures) Bill 2021 [Provisions]

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    June 2021

    Opportunities for our community!

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    Submissions

    June 2021

    Response to the Disability Royal Commission's Promoting Inclusion issues paper

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    Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Mary Sayers speech

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    June 2021

    Conference of State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Mary Sayers speech

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    June 2021

    LivedX

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    Submissions

    May 2021

    National Disability Employment Strategy consultation

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    Submissions

    April 2021

    Content warning: Response to the National Strategy to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse Final Development Consultation Paper

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    Submissions

    April 2021

    Indigenous Voice Co-Design Process Interim Report

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    Submissions

    April 2021

    Victorian State Disability Plan

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    Submissions

    April 2021

    CYDA’s submission to the Senate Select Committee on Job Security Young people with disability and job insecurity

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    Submissions

    April 2021

    Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Inquiry into independent assessments under the NDIS

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    Submissions

    March 2021

    Recognising rights children young people with disability forum

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    Submissions

    March 2021

    Tasmania's Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy

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    Submissions

    March 2021

    #End Segregation Campaign and Position Paper on Segregation

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    Submissions

    February 2021

    Improving the NDIS for children with disability

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    Submissions

    February 2021

    Proposed changes to the National Disability Insurance Scheme access, eligibility and planning processes

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    Media Statement: Education jurisdictions let off the hook by the Disability Royal Commission during COVID-19 after neglect of students with a disability

    Media Releases

    February 2021

    Media Statement: Education jurisdictions let off the hook by the Disability Royal Commission during COVID-19 after neglect of students with a disability

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    Submissions

    February 2021

    DRC response to the Covid-19 hearing report

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    Video: UN COSP13 side event

    News & media

    January 2021

    Video: UN COSP13 side event

    Video

    Video: UN COSP13 side event

    News & media

    January 2021

    Video: UN COSP13 side event

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    Submissions

    December 2020

    NDS & NDIS Outcomes Framework Introductory Paper

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    Media: Disability groups fight to end segregation of people with disability in Australia

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    December 2020

    Media: Disability groups fight to end segregation of people with disability in Australia

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    LivedX 5: Kochava Lillit 'A Disability Introduction to Transformative Justice’  (Auslan)

    News & media

    December 2020

    LivedX 5: Kochava Lillit 'A Disability Introduction to Transformative Justice’ (Auslan)

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    UN event: It all begins with education

    News

    December 2020

    UN event: It all begins with education

    LivedX 4: Poppy Mullins ‘Veiled Inequality: Deconstructing the

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    December 2020

    LivedX 4: Poppy Mullins ‘Veiled Inequality: Deconstructing the "One Size Fits All Approach" in Inclusive Education (Auslan)

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    LivedX 3: Allycia Staples ‘Kindness Matters’ (Auslan)

    News & media

    December 2020

    LivedX 3: Allycia Staples ‘Kindness Matters’ (Auslan)

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    LivedX 2: Tim Chan - My Travels with Autism (Auslan)

    News & media

    December 2020

    LivedX 2: Tim Chan - My Travels with Autism (Auslan)

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    Research & reports

    December 2020

    National Youth Disability Summit - What young people with disability said - NDIS Position Paper

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    LivedX 1: Tim Lachlan - Developing Confidence in Yourself and Your Abilities LivedX 2020 (Auslan)

    News & media

    November 2020

    LivedX 1: Tim Lachlan - Developing Confidence in Yourself and Your Abilities LivedX 2020 (Auslan)

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    National Youth Disability Summit - What young people with disability said - Awareness, Access and Inclusion Position Paper

    Research & reports

    November 2020

    National Youth Disability Summit - What young people with disability said - Awareness, Access and Inclusion Position Paper

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    Research & reports

    November 2020

    National Youth Disability Summit - What young people with disability said - Mental Health and Wellbeing Position Paper

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    National Youth Disability Summit Outcomes Report Card - Awareness, Access and Inclusion (Plain english PDF)

    Research & reports

    November 2020

    National Youth Disability Summit Outcomes Report Card - Awareness, Access and Inclusion (Plain english PDF)

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    National Youth Disability Summit - What young people with disability said - Employment Position Paper

    Research & reports

    November 2020

    National Youth Disability Summit - What young people with disability said - Employment Position Paper

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    National Youth Disability Summit Outcomes Report Card - Employment (Plain english PDF)

    Research & reports

    November 2020

    National Youth Disability Summit Outcomes Report Card - Employment (Plain english PDF)

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    Media Statement: Victoria pulls the first lever on delivering inclusive education

    Media Releases

    November 2020

    Media Statement: Victoria pulls the first lever on delivering inclusive education

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    National Youth Disability Summit - What young people with disability said - Education Position Paper

    Research & reports

    November 2020

    National Youth Disability Summit - What young people with disability said - Education Position Paper

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    Media: Access to the NDIS

    News

    November 2020

    Media: Access to the NDIS

    Audio

    Submissions

    November 2020

    National Disability Strategy Beyond 2020

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    Education in remote and complex environments: House of Representatives Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training

    Research & reports

    November 2020

    Education in remote and complex environments: House of Representatives Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training

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    About family-centred practice

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    About family-centred practice

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    Building strong families

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    Building strong families

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    Fraud vs. error and the NDIS

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    Fraud vs. error and the NDIS

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    NDIS self-management - frequently asked questions

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    NDIS self-management - frequently asked questions

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    NDIS self-management - what do I need to know?

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    NDIS self-management - what do I need to know?

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    NDIS self-management FAQs: employment and staff

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    NDIS self-management FAQs: employment and staff

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    Options for your record-keeping system for self-managers

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    Options for your record-keeping system for self-managers

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    Parent and carer training and supports funded by the NDIS

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    Parent and carer training and supports funded by the NDIS

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    Record keeping options for NDIS self-managers

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    Record keeping options for NDIS self-managers

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    Supporting the development of children and young people with disability

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    Supporting the development of children and young people with disability

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    Understanding ECI language

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    Understanding ECI language

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    Services and supports in the early years

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    Services and supports in the early years

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    Understanding NDIS language

    Fact sheets

    October 2020

    Understanding NDIS language

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    A horrific playground incident: how one school failed its students

    News & media

    October 2020

    A horrific playground incident: how one school failed its students

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    Submissions

    October 2020

    Disability Royal Commission - Response to Restrictive Practices issues paper

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    Submissions

    October 2020

    Disability Royal Commission - Response to Employment issues paper

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    Media: Disability Royal Commission and CYDA in the media

    News

    October 2020

    Media: Disability Royal Commission and CYDA in the media

    Article

    Joint media statement: Australia is failing students with disability, evidence to the Royal Commission will show

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    October 2020

    Joint media statement: Australia is failing students with disability, evidence to the Royal Commission will show

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    Submissions

    October 2020

    Disability Royal Commission - Response to Rights and Attitudes issues paper

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    Submissions

    September 2020

    2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005

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    Media: Time for change in disability support

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    September 2020

    Media: Time for change in disability support

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    Submissions

    September 2020

    Responses to NDIS support coordination discussion paper

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    Open letter to the Attorney-General The Hon. Christian Porter MP

    Media Releases

    September 2020

    Open letter to the Attorney-General The Hon. Christian Porter MP

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    Privacy concerns a stumbling block for Disability Royal Commission submissions

    Media Releases

    September 2020

    Privacy concerns a stumbling block for Disability Royal Commission submissions

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    Media: Students with disabilities could be disadvantaged if HECS loans are removed from failing students

    News

    September 2020

    Media: Students with disabilities could be disadvantaged if HECS loans are removed from failing students

    Audio

    Open letter to Victorian participants about COVID-19 supports

    News

    September 2020

    Open letter to Victorian participants about COVID-19 supports

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    No plan, no voice, clumsy solutions for children and young people with disability through COVID 19

    Media Releases

    August 2020

    No plan, no voice, clumsy solutions for children and young people with disability through COVID 19

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    Podcast: Students with disability during COVID-19 - Advocacy for Inclusion

    News

    August 2020

    Podcast: Students with disability during COVID-19 - Advocacy for Inclusion

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    Submissions

    August 2020

    Inquiry into the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

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    Article: Governments urged to prioritise Victorians with disability during second COVID wave Advocates warn of

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    August 2020

    Article: Governments urged to prioritise Victorians with disability during second COVID wave Advocates warn of "tragic outcomes" if proper planning is not undertaken

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    The NDIA and Victorian Government must prioritise people with disability so they do not suffer in Stage 4 lockdowns

    Media Releases

    August 2020

    The NDIA and Victorian Government must prioritise people with disability so they do not suffer in Stage 4 lockdowns

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    Once again no planning for children and young people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Media Releases

    July 2020

    Once again no planning for children and young people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic

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    Audio: Ann speaking on Jane's COVID story

    News & media

    July 2020

    Audio: Ann speaking on Jane's COVID story

    Video

    Submissions

    July 2020

    Disability Royal Commission - Response to Criminal Justice System issues paper

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    Podcast: Left behind: remote learning while living with disability By Hilary Harper on Life Matters

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    July 2020

    Podcast: Left behind: remote learning while living with disability By Hilary Harper on Life Matters

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    Transcript: Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Joint committee

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    July 2020

    Transcript: Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Joint committee

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    Article: 'One of the most difficult times we've ever experienced': Students with disability struggle during pandemic

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    July 2020

    Article: 'One of the most difficult times we've ever experienced': Students with disability struggle during pandemic

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    Article: Only one fifth of school students with disability had enough support during the remote learning period

    News

    July 2020

    Article: Only one fifth of school students with disability had enough support during the remote learning period

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    Almost half of students with disability denied key school supports during pandemic: New research reveals

    Media Releases

    July 2020

    Almost half of students with disability denied key school supports during pandemic: New research reveals

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    Not even remotely fair: Experiences of students with disability during COVID-19 - Full Report

    Research & reports

    July 2020

    Not even remotely fair: Experiences of students with disability during COVID-19 - Full Report

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    Not even remotely fair: Experiences of students with disability during COVID-19 - Summary Report

    Research & reports

    July 2020

    Not even remotely fair: Experiences of students with disability during COVID-19 - Summary Report

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    Submissions

    July 2020

    Senate Select Committee on Autism inquiry

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    ACIE Driving change: A roadmap for achieving inclusive education in Australia

    Research & reports

    July 2020

    ACIE Driving change: A roadmap for achieving inclusive education in Australia

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    Urgent action needed to support Victorian children and young people with disability  during COVID-19 lockdowns

    Media Releases

    July 2020

    Urgent action needed to support Victorian children and young people with disability during COVID-19 lockdowns

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    Webinar on NDIS- Self-Management and creating a good life

    News

    June 2020

    Webinar on NDIS- Self-Management and creating a good life

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    Statement in response to ABC Background Briefing episode: Who seeks to profit from the trauma of abuse survivors?

    Media Releases

    June 2020

    Statement in response to ABC Background Briefing episode: Who seeks to profit from the trauma of abuse survivors?

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    Podcast: More than Isolated Advocacy for Inclusion

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    June 2020

    Podcast: More than Isolated Advocacy for Inclusion

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    New NDIS data about children and young people with disability

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    June 2020

    New NDIS data about children and young people with disability

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    Submissions

    June 2020

    Addition to submission 30 to inquiry into education in remote and complex environments

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    New NDIS employment support guidance and removal of COVID-19 measures

    News

    June 2020

    New NDIS employment support guidance and removal of COVID-19 measures

    Article

    Further action needed to improve safety and independent living for people with disability

    News

    June 2020

    Further action needed to improve safety and independent living for people with disability

    Article

    Submissions

    June 2020

    Victorian consultation on lessons from remote learning

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    More than isolated’: COVID-19 compounds inequities for children and young people with disability

    Media Releases

    May 2020

    More than isolated’: COVID-19 compounds inequities for children and young people with disability

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    Submissions

    May 2020

    Disability Royal Commission - Emergency planning and response during COVID-19

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    Submissions

    May 2020

    Inquiry into the Australian Government response to the COVID-19 pandemic

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    More than isolated: The experience of children and young people with disability and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Research & reports

    May 2020

    More than isolated: The experience of children and young people with disability and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic

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    Submissions

    May 2020

    Letter to PAEC's inquiry into the response to COVID-19

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    Webinar on NDIS- Self-Management for Families of children and young people with disability

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    May 2020

    Webinar on NDIS- Self-Management for Families of children and young people with disability

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    Senate inquiry confirms the need to review income support payments for young people with disability

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    May 2020

    Senate inquiry confirms the need to review income support payments for young people with disability

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    Webinar – NDIS and COVID-19 information for families and young people (NDIS participants 18 - 25 years and beyond)

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    May 2020

    Webinar – NDIS and COVID-19 information for families and young people (NDIS participants 18 - 25 years and beyond)

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    Webinar – NDIS and COVID-19 information for families and young people (NDIS participants 7-18 years)

    News

    May 2020

    Webinar – NDIS and COVID-19 information for families and young people (NDIS participants 7-18 years)

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    Webinar – NDIS and COVID-19 information for families and young people (NDIS participants under 7 years)

    News

    May 2020

    Webinar – NDIS and COVID-19 information for families and young people (NDIS participants under 7 years)

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    Submissions

    May 2020

    Joint Standing Committee Inquiry into the NDIS workforce

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    ACIE providing inclusive education in a time of crisis - Principles & recommendations

    Research & reports

    April 2020

    ACIE providing inclusive education in a time of crisis - Principles & recommendations

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    ACIE learning at home during a time of crisis COVID19 (coronavirus)

    Fact sheets

    March 2020

    ACIE learning at home during a time of crisis COVID19 (coronavirus)

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    Don’t leave our kids behind: Families of kids, young people with disability concerned about new intensive care coronavirus guidelines

    Media Releases

    March 2020

    Don’t leave our kids behind: Families of kids, young people with disability concerned about new intensive care coronavirus guidelines

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    Submissions

    February 2020

    Inquiry into the education of students in remote and complex environments

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    The Disability Royal Commission and how to get involved

    Fact sheets

    February 2020

    The Disability Royal Commission and how to get involved

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    How can we help keep children and young people with disability safe?

    Fact sheets

    February 2020

    How can we help keep children and young people with disability safe?

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    What to do when harm occurs - or you suspect it

    Fact sheets

    February 2020

    What to do when harm occurs - or you suspect it

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    What is violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of children and young people with disability

    Fact sheets

    February 2020

    What is violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of children and young people with disability

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    January 2020

    Rights & laws for young people

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    January 2020

    Services & support for young people

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    January 2020

    Northern Territory - Get help

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    January 2020

    Tasmania - Get help

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    January 2020

    Queensland - Get help

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    January 2020

    Australian Capital Territory - Get help

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    January 2020

    New South Wales - Get help

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    Submissions

    January 2020

    Feedback on productivity commissions mental health draft report

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    January 2020

    Western Australia - Get help

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    January 2020

    Victoria - Get help

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    Legislation & acts

    December 2019

    National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013

    External Website

    Submissions

    December 2019

    The review of senior secondary pathways into work, further education and training

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    Submissions

    November 2019

    Inquiry into free and equal: an Australian conversation on human rights

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    Towards inclusive education: A necessary process of transformation

    Research & reports

    October 2019

    Towards inclusive education: A necessary process of transformation

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    Transformation to inclusive education: the next steps

    Fact sheets

    October 2019

    Transformation to inclusive education: the next steps

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    Addressing ableism in education

    Fact sheets

    October 2019

    Addressing ableism in education

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    What are the benefits of inclusive education?

    Fact sheets

    October 2019

    What are the benefits of inclusive education?

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    What is inclusive education?

    Fact sheets

    October 2019

    What is inclusive education?

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    Time for change: The state of play for inclusion of students with disability

    Research & reports

    October 2019

    Time for change: The state of play for inclusion of students with disability

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    Submissions

    October 2019

    Disability Royal Commission - Education of children and young people with disability

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    Submissions

    October 2019

    Improving the NDIS for children and young people with disability and their families

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    Submissions

    September 2019

    Draft accessibility strategy of the Royal Commission into Violence Abuse Neglect and Exploitation

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    Submissions

    September 2019

    Inquiry into adequacy of Newstart

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    Submissions

    September 2019

    NDIS planning submission

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    Submissions

    September 2019

    Restrictive practices authorisation in NSW

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    Submissions

    August 2019

    Inquiry into sustainable employment for disadvantaged jobseekers

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    Submissions

    July 2019

    NDIS thin markets

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    Submissions

    November 2018

    Feedback regarding restraint and seclusion in Victorian government schools

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    Submissions

    November 2018

    Queensland Human Rights Bill 2018

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    Submissions

    September 2018

    My health record system

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    Submissions

    August 2018

    Lowering the voting age and increasing voter participation

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    Submissions

    August 2018

    Future employment services discussion paper

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    Submissions

    August 2018

    Productivity committee review of the national disability agreement

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    Submissions

    August 2018

    Stronger outcomes for families

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    Submissions

    July 2018

    DHHS draft disability action plan 2018-2020

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    Submissions

    July 2018

    Supported school transport and transition to the NDIS

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    Legislation & acts

    April 2018

    Disability Discrimination Act 1992

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    Submissions

    April 2018

    Inquiry into the United Nations sustainable development goals

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    Submissions

    February 2018

    Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Bill 2017

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    Submissions

    November 2017

    Australia's draft report to the UN committee on the rights of the child

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    Submissions

    April 2017

    Productivity Commission inquiry into NDIS costs

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    Submissions

    February 2017

    Inquiry into students with disability or special needs in New South Wales schools

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    Legislation & acts

    December 2016

    United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2006 (CRPD)

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    Submissions

    July 2016

    Abuse of students with disability in Australian schools

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    Submissions

    June 2016

    National education evidence base issues paper

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    Submissions

    April 2016

    Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse consultation paper best practice principles in responding to complaints of child sexual abuse in institutional contexts

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    Submissions

    April 2016

    Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse consultation paper institutional responses to child sexual abuse in out of home care

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    Submissions

    January 2016

    CRPD draft general comment on the right to inclusive education

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    Submissions

    December 2015

    Willing to work: National inquiry into employment discrimination against older Australians and Australians with disability

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    Post school transition: The experiences of students with disability

    Research & reports

    November 2015

    Post school transition: The experiences of students with disability

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    Submissions

    November 2015

    Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse issues paper 10 advocacy and support and therapeutic treatment services

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    Submissions

    September 2015

    Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse issues paper 9 addressing the risks of child sexual abuse in primary and secondary schools

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    Submissions

    August 2015

    Hear our voices - current levels of access and attainment for students with disability in the school system and the impact on students and families associated with inadequate levels of support

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    Submissions

    July 2015

    Inquiry into violence abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings

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    Submissions

    June 2015

    Review of the disability standards for education 2015

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    Submissions

    June 2015

    Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse issues paper 8 - experiences of police and prosecution responses

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    Submissions

    May 2015

    National Disability Insurance Scheme quality and safeguarding framework

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    Submissions

    March 2015

    CRPD general discussion on the right to education for persons with disabilities

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    Submissions

    March 2015

    National framework for protecting Australia's children (2009 - 2020)

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    Submissions

    January 2015

    Equality capacity and disability in commonwealth laws

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    Submissions

    November 2014

    Inquiry into out of home care

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    Strengthening participation of children and young people with disability in advocacy

    Research & reports

    October 2014

    Strengthening participation of children and young people with disability in advocacy

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    Enabling and protecting: Proactive approaches to addressing the abuse an neglect of children and young people with disability

    Research & reports

    July 2014

    Enabling and protecting: Proactive approaches to addressing the abuse an neglect of children and young people with disability

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    Submissions

    March 2014

    Senate select committee on school funding

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    Submissions

    March 2014

    Review of the national curriculum

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    Belonging and connection of school students with disability

    Research & reports

    January 2014

    Belonging and connection of school students with disability

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    Submissions

    January 2014

    National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012

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    Submissions

    February 2013

    Australian Education Bill 2012

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    Legislation & acts

    January 2013

    Australian Education Act 2013

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    Submissions

    December 2012

    National disability strategy implementation plan - exposure draft submission

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    Submissions

    November 2012

    Consultation paper regarding establishment of a royal commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse in Australia

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    Submissions

    October 2012

    Senate inquiry into teaching and learning

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    Submissions

    February 2012

    Schools workforce - productivity commission draft report

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    Submissions

    September 2011

    Review of funding for schooling

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    Submissions

    May 2011

    Review of disability standards for education 2005

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    Submissions

    September 2010

    Disability care and support inquiry

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    Legislation & acts

    December 2006

    United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability 2006

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    Legislation & acts

    March 2005

    Disability Standards for Education 2005

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    January 2000

    Employment for young people

    Article

    January 2000

    Education for young people

    Article

    January 2000

    Abuse & neglect for young people

    Article

    January 2000

    NDIS for young people

    Article

    January 2000

    Disability Royal Commission - information for young people

    Article

    Legislation & acts

    September 1990

    United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989

    External Website

    January 1990

    Discrimination for young people

    Article