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Stop Independent Assessments

24 February 2020 For immediate release #StopIndependentAssessments QAI is seriously concerned about the proposed introduction of mandatory Independent Assessments into the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Under proposed changes, people with disability will...

QAI Calls for More Creativity in the National Disability Strategy

2 November 2020 For immediate release  Thinking outside the box: QAI calls for more creativity under the new National Disability Strategy  QAI has called for stronger measures to ensure all Australians with disability live as equal members of society under the new...

QAI Warns Against Independent Assessments in the NDIS

15 October 2020 For immediate release Time to Assess the Assessors: QAI warns against Independent Assessors in the NDIS QAI and its allies in the disability sector have today raised grave concern over the proposed introduction of Independent Assessments in the...

#MakeItSafeToSpeak Calls for Confidentiality for the DRC

13 October 2020 For immediate release  #MakeItSafeToSpeak: QAI calls for legislation to protect confidentiality at the Disability Royal Commission QAI stands with Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPOA) and urges the government to pass legislation to protect...

QAI first to opt-in to be bound by Human Rights Act 2019

6 October 2020 For immediate release Turning words into action: QAI has elected to be bound by the Human Rights Act 2019 QAI is excited to announce it has been declared a ‘public entity’ for the purpose of the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld) (HRA)!  The passage of...

Disability Action Week 2020

17 September 2020For immediate release  During Disability Action Week, QAI is supporting people with disability to take their own actions! Leading disability advocacy organisation and community legal centre Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI) considers Disability...

Implementing OPCAT in Australia

30 June 2020 For immediate release Independent oversight of detention particularly critical as impact of COVID continues to be felt by the most vulnerable people with disability Leading disability advocacy organisation and community legal centre Queensland Advocacy...

Commitment of Continued Advocacy Funding Welcomed by QAI

19 May 2020 For immediate release Commitment of continued advocacy funding welcomed by QAI Leading disability advocacy organisation and community legal centre Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI) has welcomed the allocation of further funding by the Queensland...

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