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New System of Federal Administrative Reviews On 19 December 2022, the Australian Government announced it will establish a new system of administrative review. As part of these changes, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) will be abolished and replaced with a new federal administrative review body. The Australian Government will introduce legislation into Parliament in 2023… Continue reading New System of Federal Administrative Reviews
News in the sector Disability employment site launched Disability advocate and 2022 Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott AO has launched a site to connect people with disability to inclusive employers in a way that is innovative, accessible and trustworthy to people with disability. The Field is designed by people with disability for people with… Continue reading Sector Update – December 2022
In December 2022, the Queensland Independent Disability Advocacy Network (QIDAN) provided a written submission to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (Disability Royal Commission – DRC) about the issues parents with disability face when engaged with the child safety system. Over the course of 2022, the principal advocate… Continue reading QIDAN DRC submission – child safety
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