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Consumer advocacy

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Remote residents and disability services - NT.GOV.AU

Services provided for people with disability in remote areas.

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Carers NSW - Speak up for yourself

Self advocacy is about speaking up in support of your rights and the rights of the person you care for. It is about negotiating to make sure you get the support you need and that you are treated with fairness and respect.

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Advocacy & rights - Carers Association of WA

Improving the lives of the estimated 310,000 family carers living in Western Australia.

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Carers Victoria - Advocacy, rights & change

Caring becomes easier when the people and organisations that support you understand your needs

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Women and financial security: Gender Impact Assessment - Women's Health Victoria

Women's Health Victoria, an independent health promotion agency working through a clearinghouse to provide health information, advocacy and capacity building

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Carers Victoria - LGBTI carers

LGTBI, carers, support, services, advocacy

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About us Continence Foundation of Australia

The Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak body for continence promotion, management and advocacy.

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Mobility resources and advocacy | Vision Australia. Blindness and low vision services

As a member of the public accessing the community, it is useful to know how to report problems, provide feedback and advocate for change.Advocacy means speaking up for yourself or for others. This may involve speaking or writing to someone to seek change or improve access to maintain your independence and safety.

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Carers Victoria - How can we help?

Carers Victoria provides carers with information, advice, counselling, education and training, and access to systemic advocacy.

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Dementia Australia | Organisations and services that can support you

Advocacy An advocacy service in each state and territory provides information, support and advice regarding rights and responsibilities in residential facilities, and can assist with any complaints. Contact the My Aged Care helpline on 1800 200 422 for details. Age Page The Age Page is the front page of your telephone book. It listsmany services for older people.

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