#AdvocacyMatters Campaign

#AdvocacyMatters is a statewide campaign to fight for continued funding of independent advocacy organisations.   The Queensland Government will cease funding independent advocacy for people with disabilities at the end of June 2019. The Combined Advocacy Groups Queensland (CAGQ) consists of...
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A Call for Action – State Funded Advocacy at Risk

#AdvocacyMatters Campaign        The future of advocacy is at risk. The Queensland Government’s deal with the Commonwealth Government to transition to the NDIS included the state handing over its disability budget to the Commonwealth Government from July 2019....
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SUFY Joins the Call for a Royal Commission into Abuse of People with Disability

 SUFY Joins the Call for a Royal Commission into Abuse of People with Disability Speaking Up For You (SUFY) strongly supports the call for a Royal Commission into the abuse and neglect of people with a disability who reside in...
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NDIS Appeals

SUFY has recently obtained a grant through the NDIS Appeals Program. The objective of this program is to ensure that all people with disability and other affected persons have: Access to a support person, for applicants seeking review of NDIA...
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SUFY and Human Rights

Human Rights and Freedom From Abuse & Neglect

SUFY believes that people with disability have the same human rights as everyone else. People with disability and their families often experience, or at least, are vulnerable to discrimination, neglect, exploitation and/or abuse. Their rights whether human rights or legal...
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SUFY and Advocacy

The Need For Advocacy

Advocacy is speaking, acting and writing with minimal conflict of interest on behalf of the sincerely perceived interests of a disadvantaged person or group to promote, protect and defend their welfare and justice by: Being on their side and no-one...
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