Victoria - Advocacy

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

Disability Justice Australia

Disability Justice Australia Inc provides advocacy support to people with disability. Find out more about Disability Justice Australia

Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV)

ECCV advocates and lobbies all levels of government on behalf of multicultural communities in areas like human rights, access and equity and improving services. Find out more about ECCV

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 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

National Disability Advocacy Program

The program website has a service finder, resources and information on advocacy services across the country that may be able to assist you. Find out more about how the National Disability Advocacy Program can provide you with effective access to disability advocacyUse the Disability Advocacy Finder to find advocates in your area

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

People with Disability Australia

People with Disability Australia (PWDA) is a national disability rights, advocacy and representative organisation that is made up of, led and governed by people with disability. Find out more about People with Disability Australia

Regional Disability Advocacy Service (RDAS)

If you live in in the Oven Murray district of North East Victoria you may be able to access advocacy services. Find out more about Regional Disability Advocacy Service

VALID

VALID provides self, individual and systemic advocacy support, training, events and peer action groups to best support the needs of people with disability. Find out more about VALID