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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NDIS and Participants Rights

AMPARO has produced information on the rights of NDIS participants to be safe, respected and to receive good quality supports and services, as well as …

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Factsheet for Interpreters – The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The NDIS is a new system to help people with disability get the supports they need to live a good life. Interpreters may be contacted …

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The NDIS CALD Strategy

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is committed to delivering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS or ‘the Scheme’) in a way that is sustainable …

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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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NDIS – Community Radio Interviews

Community radio programs about the NDIS in Spanish, Arabic and Mandarin These programs were aired on 4EB Brisbane between December 2017 and April 2018. They …

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Building the leadership, knowledge and skills of people from CALD backgrounds with disability

Building the leadership, knowledge and skills of people from CALD backgrounds with disability so that they can be included and actively participate and contribute to …

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