Australian Capital Territory - Advocacy
You can search for disability advocates in the Australian Capital Territory or use the Ask Izzy Disability Advocacy finder.
Australian Federation of Disability Organisations
This website has a list of advocacy groups in your state or territory. Find a disability advocacy organisation in your state or territory on the resource list from the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations
The Carer Gateway has advice on how you can advocate for people that you care for. Learn more about how to advocate effectively for yourself or the person you care for
Disability Advocacy Network Australia
The Disability Advocacy Network Australia website has information about advocating for yourself or someone you care for, and a list of advocate services in each state and territory. Find tips on how to advocate, or find an advocate in your area on the resource list from the Disability Advocacy Network
Launchpad – leaving school and leading your own life
Autism Spectrum Australia has developed this resource to help young people with Autism and their families to live independently.
See how Launchpad can help you
Local Area Coordinators (LACs)
If you are aged 7 and above, Local Area Coordinators (LACs) can link you to the NDIS and to mainstream and community supports in your area. You can ask your LAC about the advocacy supports available in your community, even if you're not eligible for an NDIS support plan. Find out more about how a Local Area Coordinator may be able to assist you
If you or someone you care for has applied for the NDIS and are seeking a review of the decision made, NDIS Appeals may be able to help you appeal reviewable decisions of the National Disability Insurance Agency through the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Find out more about NDIS Appeals