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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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Now is the time to act on pandemic measures for people with disability

Source: AFDO

People with disability, and their organisations, across Australia are calling for urgent action, again, to keep us safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Over 70 national, state and territory disability organisations have come together to urge the National Cabinet to take the urgent action we need to keep people with disability free of the COVID-19 […]

Source: AFDO

Immediate actions required in Response to Coronavirus (COVID19)

Source: Down Syndrome Australia

Down Syndrome Australia has joined with more than 70 other disability organisations to write to the National Cabinet about our concerns relating to the response to COVID-19 for people with disabilities.

We have outlined 10 urgent actions which must be taken to protect the lives of people with disability during the COVID-19 crisis.

Read more and download a copy of the open letter here.


Source: Down Syndrome Australia

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