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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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Inquiry into Adequacy of Newstart Submission

QAI made a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs on the Inquiry into the Adequacy of Newstart. Here is an excerpt from the submission of our recommendations: Key Recommendations Many Australians, including many Australians with disability, have inadequate financial means to support an acceptable standard of living. This has significant ill effects […]

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Ensuring a Strong Future for Supported Employment

Submission by Queensland Advocacy Incorporated   Department of Social Services   Link: QAI submission – the future of supported employment

Proposed welfare reforms will hurt people with disability

QAI media release voices concern over the federal government’s proposed welfare reforms: Media release – Welfare Reform Bill 2017 20171114

‘A New System for Better Employment and Social Outcomes’ or ‘Protecting the Bottom Line’?

QAI media release on the proposed welfare reforms which will have a harsh impact on people with disability July 2014 Disability Employment releaseFINAL

Federal Government Payment Scheme set to silence workers on slave pay rates

QAI media release on the BSWAT, ADEs and employment for people with disability Media RElease BSWAT 2014