Royal Commission public meeting
Last month the Disability Royal Commission met with people in Brisbane.
People came to talk about things like
- how to tell your story
- how the Commission can help you stay safe when you tell your story
The Commission has made an Easy Read report about the meeting.
A great year for CID
Hi everyone, I am Shu Hua Chan, CID’s chairperson.
This year has been very busy with lots of projects and advocacy work to make everything happen.
I would like to thank the members, staff and board for all their hard work.
Our Annual General Meeting
Thank you to everyone who came to our 2019 Annual General Meeting.
We welcomed lots of new members.
We talked about CID’s work this year.
We voted for board members.
And we danced!
Laura meets the High Commissioner
Our member Laura Naing met Michelle Bachelet.
Michelle the United Nations High Commissioner for human rights.
Laura said that disability advocacy services are important.
Michelle agreed that Australia needs better laws to protect human rights.
Our website has a dark screen and a light screen.
The dark screen has a black background.
People say they like the dark screen because it is easy to read.
You can turn the dark screen on.
Click the circle at the top left hand side of the website.
Thank you Health Minister
Greg Hunt is the Health Minister for Australia.
Mr Hunt has listened to the Our Health Counts campaign.
He has made a new plan to improve health for people with intellectual disability.
Thank you for listening to us Mr Hunt.
Tips about services
Fair Trading NSW has information on your rights when you get NDIS services.
You can watch videos with tips about
- Hiring a service
- Making a complaint
There are also easy to read postcards and check lists.
Go to the consumers with disabilities page at www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au
Learn about NDIS appeals
PWDA has an info session about NDIS appeals and self-advocacy.
- The review and appeals process
- What to do if you are not happy with your NDIS plan
The sessions will be in Central Sydney on November 19.
Festival of inclusion
Do you want to know more about inclusive services?
The Festival of Inclusion wants people with disability to learn and share ideas about inclusion.
When: November 20 to 21
Where: University of Sydney and Sydney Olympic Park.