New South Wales - Advocacy

You can search for disability advocates in New South Wales 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

Carer Gateway

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

Leadership and Peer Mentoring

If you have an intellectual disability and want to learn how to become a leader, or want to be supported or support others, the Leadership and Peer mentoring program may help you.
See what the Leadership and Peer Mentoring program offers you

Learning Together – tools to help you get the support you need at school

Learning Together can help you with the support you need at school, including tips on advocacy and your rights.
See how Learning Together 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

My Choice, My Decisions

The My Choice, My Decisions project teaches skills to help you make decisions and speak up for yourself.
Find out more about the My Choices, My Decisions project

NDIS Appeals

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