Woman with disability experiencing multiple and complex issues

Last year AMPARO advocated on behalf of Grete a young woman from a non-English speaking background who was left with significant physical and cognitive impairments …

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Voices of Queenslanders with disability have been heard

The Queensland Disability Advocacy Alliance has welcomed the announcement by the Queensland Minister for Disability Services, the Honourable Craig Crawford, that the government will extend …

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Members of AMPARO Advocacy share their stories

The inaugural president of AMPARO Advocacy, Don Dias-Jayasinha, presents this short video to help connect people to the stories and vision AMPARO Advocacy has to …

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Sahal’s Story

My name is Sahal. I am twenty -years-old. My family is originally from Somalia but due to the war my parents lived in a refugee …

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Don’s Story

Don’s involvement with AMPARO Advocacy goes back to the very beginning when in April 2002, he attended the first meeting of a Steering Committee tasked …

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Esperance’s Story

Esperance leads a full and active life in Brisbane with her family and is involved in many community activities. She discusses her life growing up …

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Shahram’s Story

Shahram is from Iran and has a vision impairment, he discusses how he has overcome obstacles and barriers to successfully study and work in Brisbane, …

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Claude and his Family’s Story

Jacqueline and Nasibu are from Burundi, and live in Brisbane with their six children. In this video they speak in Kirundi, their first language, about …

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Hoe Say’s Story

Hoe Say and his family are of Burmese ethnicity and have lived in Australia for the past seven years. In this video Hoe Say and …

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