NEDA works to realise the rights of people from NESB with disability, their families and carers through positive legislative and social policy changes.

Accommodation and Support

Equal Participation and Empowerment for People from NESB with Disability? - NEDA Submission to Australian Government Disability Supported Accommodation Review October 2007.


NEDA response to the National Disability Advocacy Program Post Budget Consultation Papers August 2007

NEDA response to the Department of Family, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Consultation Paper on Enhancing the National Disability Advocacy Program

National Disability Strategy

CDS – Ten Years of Rhetoric NEDA submission to the Evaluation of the Commonwealth Disability Strategy

NEDA Submission to the National Disability Strategy Dec 2008

Consumer Issues

NEDA Comments on Consumer Related Industry Codes May 2009

NEDA Submission to Independent Disability Equipment Program Review March 2009

NEDA Comments on Regional Telecommunications Review November 2007

NEDA Comments on Productivity Commission Draft Report Review of Australia’s Consumer Policy Framework

NEDA Submission to the Review of Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport August 2007

Employment and Income Support

NEDA Submission to Henry Taxation Review

NEDA Submission to the National Mental Health and Disability Emplotment Strategy June 2008

NEDA submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) Bill 2005 and the Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work) Bill 2005

NEDA submission to the Student Income Support Inquiry

NEDA response to Building A Simpler System To Help Jobless Families & Individuals

NEDA submission to the HREOC Inquiry into Employment and Disability

NEDA & the Physical Disability Council of Australia joint submission to the Standing Committee on Employment and Workplace Relations' Inquiry into Employment

NEDA submission on Wage Determination for People with Disability


Submission to National Women's Health Policy submission_to_nhwp_july_09_final_2.doc June 2009

Disability and Diversity - A paradigm shift A NEDA Presentation delivered at the Diversity in Health Conference 2005

NEDA & Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia joint submission to the National Inquiry into the Social Impact of Caring for the Terminally Ill

Human Rights

NEDA Submission to National Human Rights Framework June 2009

NEDA Joint Letter with Aboriginal Disability Network to National Human Rights Consultation

Refugees and Migrants with Disability and United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities July 2008

NEDA Letter to Inquiry into Immigration Detention in Australia July 2008

NEDA submission on Possible Ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – National Interest Analysis

Housing issues relating to people from non-English speaking background (NESB) with disability Summary of Presentation to the UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing

NEDA response to the Draft Text for a Comprehensive & Integral Convention to Promote & Protect the Rights and Dignity of Persons with Disabilities

A UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disability - Implications for people from NESB with disability

NEDA response to the Australian Human Rights Commission Legislation Bill 2003

NEDA response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act

NEDA response to the draft Education Standards under the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act

NEDA submission on Children With Disability Living in Detention

A Decade of the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act

Racial Discrimination & Disability presentation prepared for the World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance 2002

Statistics and Data

NEDA Submission to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2009 Review of the Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers, March 2008

Joint Letter to AIHW - Australian Institute of Health an Welfare