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Media releases

Media releases from the Commissioner.

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  • One year on for the Ageing and Disability Commission
    Last published on 01 Jul 2020 in News

    July 1 marks one year since the Ageing and Disability Commission was established. The Commissioner would like to thank everyone who made the time to meet with him and his team, and who supported our [...]

  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    Last published on 12 Jun 2020 in News

    June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), a United Nations designated day to collectively voice our opposition to the abuse of older people, which can commonly occur by their families, partners or someone [...]

  • New board appointments look to improve outcomes for vulnerable people
    Last published on 11 Mar 2020 in News

    Announcement of the new Ageing and Disability Advisory Board Members.|Announcement of the new Ageing and Disability Advisory Board Members.|Announcement of the new Ageing and Disability Advisory Board Members.

  • Review into Disability Advocacy in NSW
    Last published on 19 Dec 2019 in News

    The Ageing and Disability Commission has completed a review into disability advocacy services, and funding arrangements, in NSW. A copy of this report is now available.|The Ageing and Disability Commission has completed a review into [...]

  • International Day of People with Disability
    Last published on 02 Dec 2019 in News

    Tuesday 3rd December is International Day of People with Disability. It is a great opportunity to raise awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability, and celebrate achievements here and around the world.|Tuesday 3rd December [...]

  • Disability Royal Commission support services
    Last published on 25 Nov 2019 in News

    Call the National Counselling and Referral Service on 1800 421 468 or 02 6146 1468 to find support for your emotional wellbeing, support for making choices about telling your story and information on other practical [...]

  • Elder Abuse National Research
    Last published on 31 Oct 2019 in News

    Strengthening the Evidence Base: Research definition background paper|Strengthening the Evidence Base: Research definition background paper|Strengthening the Evidence Base: Research definition background paper

  • Disability Rights Now 2019: Australian Civil Society Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: UN CRPD Review 2019
    Last published on 24 Oct 2019 in News

    The Australian Civil Society CRPD Shadow Report Working Group (the Working Group) has prepared this Shadow Report to provide the views of people with disability to the CRPD Committee.|The Australian Civil Society CRPD Shadow Report [...]

  • NSW Disability Advocacy Review
    Last published on 09 Sep 2019 in News

    The NSW Ageing and Disability Commission is conducting a review to better understand the purpose, functions and future needs of disability advocacy across the state.|The NSW Ageing and Disability Commission is conducting a review to [...]

  • An update on the NSW Disability Advocacy Review
    Last published on 09 Sep 2019 in News

    WestWood Spice will assist the Commission in the Review of Disability Advocacy in NSW.|WestWood Spice will assist the Commission in the Review of Disability Advocacy in NSW.|Disability Advocacy Review Update

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Last updated: 28 Aug 2020