Queensland Advocacy for Inclusion
Formerly Queensland Advocacy Inc.
Advocacy for people with disability
Who we are
We are an independent advocacy organisation advocating for the protection and advancement of the needs, rights and lives of people with disability in Queensland. We are a registered Charity and community legal service.
What we do
We advocate for systems change through campaigns and submissions directed at attitudinal, law and policy reform. We also provide help to individuals through our three advocacy practices.
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Indigenous Artwork Commissioned by QAI
Photo of QAI CEO, Matilda Alexander (left), QAI Indigenous Advocate, David Wenitong (centre), and Uncle Paul Calcott (right), standing with the artwork by Uncle Paul that was commissioned by QAI.
Video of Uncle Paul Calcott explaining the meaning of the artwork he painted for QAI to our Indigenous Advocate, David Wenitong.
Last year we assisted 4,322 Queenslanders through 5,010 services, including:
NDIS review and appeals clients assisted
Mental Health Review Tribunal appearances
QCAT hearings and human rights conciliations
Find out how we can support Queenslanders through our Natural Disaster Disability Advocacy.
Administrative Review Reform
Review of the impact of Covid-19 on school students with disability
Hiring – Systems Advocate
Hiring – Chief Financial Officer
QAI calls on the NDIA to follow the law when funding supports
The issue of increasing disruption in Australian school classrooms
"QAI put a human touch into our circumstances treating us with respect from the very start. We really felt we had an advocate we could trust and be completely open with and that has been rare in our journey. The knowledge and abilities that our QAI advocate has in putting it all together was priceless to us."
Steven & Popi, NDIS clients
“My advocate was extremely understanding, gave fantastic advice and helped me every step of the way to achieve a satisfactory outcome. Very impressed.”
Matthew, NDIS client
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