Queensland Disability Advocacy Network
The Queensland Disability Advocacy Network (QDAN) was established at the beginning of 2022 with funding from the Queensland Department of Senior, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships. QDAN consists of the 11 Queensland Government funded independent disability advocacy organisations that provide individual advocacy to people with disability.
The organisations part of QDAN either provide advocacy based on the location someone lives, or if they have an identifiable factor which makes them eligible for a state-wide specialist service. For a breakdown of which organisation provides support where, please head to our contact us page for a map.
The organisations who are a part of QDAN include:
- Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia (ADAA)
- Amparo Advocacy
- Capricorn Citizen Advocacy (CCA)
- Independent Advocacy in the Tropics (IATI)
- Mackay Advocacy
- People with Disability Australia (PWDA)
- Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI)
- Rights In Action (RIA)
- Side by Side First Peoples Advocacy (provided by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Disability Network Queensland) (ATSIDNQ)
- Speaking Up For You (SUFY)
- TASC National
QDAN will be completing systemic disability advocacy for both people with disability and the disability advocacy sector.