Tag: accessibility

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Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport Submission by QAI

The Guardian online recently reported that in the UK, buses and taxis will lead a self-driving public transport push.1 All very high-tech but not a word on how people will hail, alight or access these buses and taxis. Direct assistance at boarding / alighting will not be possible unless the units are crewed with a […]

Australian Legacies of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – 70 years on

A public forum on Human Rights Day EVENT DETAILS Monday 10 December 2018 10:00am – 3:00pm Ballarat Technology Park Central 110 Lydiard St South Federation University, School of Mines Ballarat (SMB) Campus Ballarat, Victoria 3350 DESCRIPTION Seventy years ago, on 10 December 1948, world leaders came to together to sign the Universal Declaration of Human […]

Minister Bailey- What about our trains?

Open Letter to Transport and Main Roads Minister Bailey NB: We are frustrated. Minister Bailey has not responded to our request for a timetable for making the new NGR trains accessible. They need revised braile signage, grabrails, widened corridors, accessible toilets, middle-of-train-guards etc etc 16 May 2018 Dear Minister, RE: Scheduling date for NGR access […]

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NDIS road trip

Our NDIS advocates are completing their first NDIS road trip to provide information, advice and support about the NDIS and NDIS Appeals. Individuals or groups are able to book an appointment or drop in for a chat on the day! Chinchilla – Monday 9th July 2018 9am – 1pm https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/ndis-appeals-drop-in-session-tickets-47252478435 Miles – Monday 9th July 2018 […]

Ensuring a Strong Future for Supported Employment

Submission by Queensland Advocacy Incorporated   Department of Social Services   Link: QAI submission – the future of supported employment

General Issues around the Implementation and Performance of the NDIS

  General Issues around the Implementation and Performance of the NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME Supplementary Submission by Queensland Advocacy Incorporated General Issues around the Implementation and Performance of the NDIS

Our Systemic Advocacy

        Check out our campaigns and other systemic work to implement your rights and make Australia a better place for people with disabilities in 2018.    

Trains Exemption

QAI submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission opposing the Queensland Government’s application for temporary exemptions from the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport.