Hiring – Chief Financial Officer

Hiring – Chief Financial Officer

Role Description The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is pivotal to providing strategic direction for the corporate and financial governance of the organisation. This is a critical management role, requiring a high level of financial expertise, leadership and strategic...
Commentary on Child Safety’s Policies

Commentary on Child Safety’s Policies

While we do not practice law in the area of child protection, through the course of our disability advocacy work in child protection matters, we noticed that the guidance relied on for decision making in child protection matters is discriminatory and is likely...
Supported Decision-Making publication

Supported Decision-Making publication

We made a submission to the Office of the Public Guardian on their Supported Decison-Making publication. In our submission we discuss why supported decision-making is important and our approach to it as an organsation, as well as some client stories of supported...
Education Funding

Education Funding

We made a submission to the Education, Employment and Training Committee on the Education (General Provisions) (Helping families with school costs) Amendment Bill 2023. The right to education for students with disability has long been a focus of QAI’s systemic...
New logo – same QAI

New logo – same QAI

We are thrilled to finally unveil our new brand identity! The branding was launched last night at our AGM, after an extensive process to develop a new logo for our 36-year-old organisation – a transformation that embodies our commitment to systemic reform and...
Disability Royal Commission’s call to end special schools

Disability Royal Commission’s call to end special schools

Our CEO, Matilda Alexander, spoke to the ABC on Friday 6th October about the Disability Royal Commission’s recommendation to phase out special schools. Matilda explains what this would look like: “We’re not talking about kids who are currently happy and stable...