Information Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) February 2020 – February 2023

The ILC project is being delivered in five locations: Brisbane, Logan, Toowoomba, Townsville and Cairns. These cities have significant humanitarian arrivals and are well-established settlement …

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Creating Good Lives: People with Disabilities Can: 31 July 2021 – Facilitated by Jane Sherwin

People with disability are often told by their community what they can’t do. This workshop for emerging leaders explored what people with disability CAN do. …

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ILC Organisational Capacity Building Project – Annual Members Morning Tea – 9 June 2021

Usually a small gathering, this year we had over 30 new and old members, allies and our local politician, Jonty Bush. The increased attendance is …

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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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