CoronaVirus (COVID-19) Information
The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) has set up a page with information and resources on the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) for Australians with disability and their families.
Please visit the AFDO website for more information on the CoronaVirus. The CoronaVirus Information page will be updated as new information and resources become available.
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News and events
Trauma specialists Blue Knot Foundation have been funded by the Australian Government to manage the National Counselling and Referral Service (NCRS). The NCRS is now offering support to people with disability and their family and carers who have experienced or witnessed abuse, neglect, violence, or exploitation during these difficult times. Please note that you do […]
The Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) welcomes the Report by the Hon. Alan Robertson SC from the independent review into issues surrounding the appalling death of Ms Ann-Marie Smith in April this year. We acknowledge that the Government has already taken some action to strengthen systems and processes to better support NDIS participants most […]
From our CEO Ross Joyce Welcome to the latest edition of AFDO eNews. This year has seen many challenges for people with disability and their families as everyone adjusts to living through a global pandemic. However, the impact COVID-19 has had on people with disability is a cause for real concern. Once again weve seen people with disability […]