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Disability Advocacy in NSW Under Threat

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Disability advocacy groups in New South Wales face an uncertain future, with the state government set to cut all advocacy funding leaving a gap in support for the disability community.

The NSW government plans to stop funding advocacy organisations by 2020, despite the workload for advocacy groups increasing between 50 and 100 per cent since 2016.

Disability advocates say this will force many advocacy services to close and leave the 90 per cent of NSW’s disability community not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme with little to no access to support.

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Source:
Luke Michael, 2018, Probono Australia (https://probonoaustralia.com.au/)

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