National Disability Strategy Hub - Commonwealth action

The National Disability Strategy is the shared responsibility of all governments. The Commonwealth government makes an important contribution to the National Disability Strategy.

National Disability Representative Organisations

Disability Representative Organisations provide systemic advocacy and representation for Australians with disability.

These peak bodies provide advice to the Commonwealth government on breaking down barriers and improving social and economic participation and engage with a range of ministers and portfolios. They provide systemic advocacy for Australians with disability to:

  • promote an understanding of the lives of people with disability
  • promote and protect the rights and dignity of people with disability
  • support service providers in delivering services to people with disability
  • foster support for the participation of people with disability in all aspects of community life.

The Disability Representative organisations are: