Advocacy Service Inc
Safeguarding and promoting the rights and interests of people with a disability, their families and carers.
Disability Rights Advocacy Service is part of the national network of disability advocacy organisations funded by the Australian Government.
DRAS is a community organisation that is run by our members and our Board, which is made up of people with a disability. We are part of the national network of disability advocacy organisations funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services.
Our individual advocacy program representing people on a one-to-one basis to resolve their individual concerns.
Our advocates will work with a person who has a disability, their family, guardian and/or significant associate in a way that supports their wishes in resolving issues.
Includes Centrelink benefits and SACAT issues.
NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK
Keep up to date with what is happening at DRAS by following our Facebook page.
Download our NDIS Appeals Fact Sheet.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is how support is funded the for Australians with disability, their families and carers.
ROYAL COMMISSION SUPPORT
The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, or ‘Disability Royal Commission’ was established on 4 April 2019.
The Australian Government will fund advocacy support and counselling services for people engaging with or affected by the Disability Royal Commission.
Act and Speak up for Yourself
The Disabled Persons and Families Organisations –
Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) project is funded by the National Disability Insurance Agency.