Category: Opportunities

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QAI is Hiring!

QAI is looking for a Mental Health Lawyer to join our team! Do you have a background in court or tribunal advocacy? Do you have more than 2 years post admission experience? Are you interested in supporting the legal rights of people with mental illness? Queensland Advocacy Incorporated is looking for a full time mental health […]

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Every Australian Counts taking all feedback to the NDIS review!

Every Australian Counts has made it is as easy as possible for everyone to have their say and give their honest feedback on the NDIS. All feedback will be going to the review being conducted by Mr David Tune into the NDIS Act and Rules. Visit their website here for all the details. From the […]

Volunteering with QAI on hold

At the moment, QAI is unable to receive applications from law students to volunteer at this time. Please keep checking back on the website and like our Facebook page to keep up to date and find out when we will start receiving applications again.

Scholarship Opportunity for the 2019 ASID Conference

The Australian Society for Intellectual Disability is offering scholarships to people with an intellectual disability who require financial assistance to attend the 2019 ASID Conference in Adelaide. To be eligible for a scholarship you must: Identify as having an intellectual disability Live in Australia or New Zealand Need support to pay for accommodation and/or travel […]

Help us End Supported Independent Living

Sign our Petition #FixtheNDIS #MyLifeNoSILS #SayNotoSILS Sign Here According to the NDIS website Supported Independent Living (SIL) “is help with and/or supervision of daily tasks to develop the skills of an individual to live as independently as possible. These are the supports provided to a participant in their home, regardless of property ownership, and can be […]

Your input needed: the implementation of the Queensland Human Rights Act

On 27 February 2019, the state Government passed Queensland’s Human Rights Act. The Act protects 23 rights, including the right to privacy and home, access to education and health services, cultural rights, and more, and is expected to commence on 1 January 2020.  We are gathering information from community organisations, peak bodies and service providers about […]

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Become a member of QAI 2019-20

Are you interested in Human Rights and Disability issues? Then a membership with Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI) could be for you. Complete our application form: QAI Membership Form 2019-2020 (pdf) View this information in pdf: Why you should become a member of QAI (pdf) A membership would broaden your knowledge around these issues and provide an opportunity to […]

Disability Royal Commission – what do you think of the terms of reference?

QAI welcomes the announcement by the Federal Government of its plans to establish a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.  QAI has strongly advocated for the calling of a disability Royal Commission for many years.  These calls have been supported by many people with disability in our community and […]