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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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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The wider impact of mental illness

AMPARO Advocacy has been assisting Andrea, a woman who came to Australia under the Humanitarian Program, and who is a sole parent with 2 young …

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At risk of being excluded from the educational system

AMPARO Advocacy has advocated on behalf of a young boy called Raja from a Liberian background who was at serious risk of being excluded from …

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At risk of homelessness

Habib and his wife and children are Australian citizens, but were originally refugees from Afghanistan who entered the country around 8 years ago. Habib experiences …

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The Importance of Independent Advocacy

Emerging leaders attended a Zoom session to learn more about independent social advocacy and the principles and elements of this work. This session was to …

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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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Useful links

Speaking Up For You Inc. Speaking Up For You protects and defends vulnerable people with disability through individual advocacy to address injustices and make a …

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