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Open Letter to the Attorney-General, The Hon. Christian Porter MP

We call upon the Attorney-General to introduce legislation into the Australian Parliament to protect the confidentiality of information given to The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.   Open Letter to the...

Media Release: Act now to keep people with disability safe

Friday 7 August 2020 Act now to keep people with disability safe: alarm at the extent of COVID-19 infections in Victoria's disability group homes. People with disability, especially people with intellectual disability, living in Victorian disability group homes are...

Animation explaining how to stay safe during coronavirus

Speak Out Advocacy has produced an engaging, short animation that explains coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to stay safe. The animation uses simple words and images to quickly and clearly explain what we all need to do to help stop the spread of coronavirus. The...

Easy Read resources to support learning from home during coronavirus

A lot of schools around Australia are closed at the moment. This means that children and parents are having to manage learning from home. The Australian Coalition for Inclusive Education has developed a new resource about learning at home during coronavirus. They’ve...