The Australian Human Rights Commission was established in 1986 by an act of the federal Parliament. They are an independent statutory organisation and report to the federal Parliament through the Attorney-General.
The National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP) provides people with disability access to effective disability advocacy that promotes, protects and ensures their full and equal enjoyment of all human rights enabling community participation.
Carers NSW provide a wide range of information that may be relevant to people who are caring for others such as caring for someone with dementia, mental illness, with a disability, drug problems, or someone with cancer.
NCAT's Guardianship Division is a specialist disability division within NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal. The Division conducts hearings to determine applications about adults with a decision making disability who are incapable of making their own decisions and who may require a legally appointed substitute decision maker.
NSW Disability Advocacy service is funded to provide advocacy by Commonwealth Department of Family and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) and NSW Ageing Disability and Home Care (ADHC).
The Intellectual Disability Rights Service (IDRS) is a specialist legal advocacy service for people with intellectual disability in New South Wales. They work with and for people with intellectual disability to exercise and advance their rights.
Legal Aid NSW is a state-wide organisation providing legal services to socially and economically disadvantaged people across NSW. We deliver legal services in most areas of criminal, family and civil law.