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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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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