Queensland Advocacy for Inclusion

Advocacy for people with disability

Who we are

We are an independent organisation that advocates 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 centre.

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What we do

We advocate for systems change through campaigns and submissions directed at changing attitudes, law and policy. We also provide help to individuals through our three advocacy practices.

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Other places to find help

Referring professional?

Reflections of the United Nations CRPD

We are showcasing artwork by First Nations people with disability at the United Nations.

Learn more about the event

Our impact

Last year we assisted 4,177 Queenslanders through 4,753 services, including:

237

NDIS appeals clients assisted

740

Mental Health Review Tribunal appearances

18

QCAT hearings

A Right to Learn

Support our campaign to keep children with disability in the classroom.

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Indigenous Artwork Commissioned by QAI

Video of Uncle Paul Calcott explaining the meaning of the artwork he painted for QAI to our previous Indigenous Advocate, David Wenitong.

Transcript download as a Microsoft Word document

Photo of Queensland Advocacy CEO, Matilda Alexander (left), Queensland Advocacy Indigenous Advocate, David Wenitong (centre) and Uncle Paul Calcott (right), standing with the artwork by Uncle Paul that was commissioned by Queensland Advocacy."

Photo of QAI CEO, Matilda Alexander (left), previous QAI Indigenous Advocate, David Wenitong (centre), and Uncle Paul Calcott (right), standing with the artwork by Uncle Paul that was commissioned by QAI.

Client feedback

"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

 

Get in touch with us

If you have any questions or would like to find out more, contact us on (07) 3844 4200 or qai@qai.org.au or use the form below to send us a message.

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