|Subject:||Re: Response to your correspondence that was received by the Attorney-General, the Hon Christian Porter MP [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]|
|Date:||Thu, 8 Aug 2019 15:53:45 +1000|
|From:||Bob Buckley (A4 Convenor) <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Organization:||Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia (A4)|
|To:||Kate Lynch <Kate.Lynch@aat.gov.au>|
The United Nations is again reviewing Australia's response to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia (A4) submitted a report on Australia's response to the CRPD in relation to the rights of autistic Australians. The key points A4 made are:
Australia’s laws and its legal system:
do not protect the rights of persons with disabilities
protect, and possibly promote, disability discrimination against autistic citizen in disability services.
A spectacularly unhelpful response from NSW Government.
The NDIS Quality and Safety Commission has published its Positive Behaviour Support Capability Framework for NDIS providers and behaviour support practitioners June 2019.
This document defines Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) as:
The Australian Autism Alliance released its 2019 federal election autism scorecard! It helps understand how the major parties will create #Change4Autism if elected to govern on Saturday 18 May.
Download the #Change4Autism campaign from www.australianautismalliance.org.au/ele…!
The four major priorities of the Change4Autism Election Manifesto were:
The Hon Paul Fletcher MP
The Hon Sarah Henderson MP
Minister for Families and Social Services
CANBERRA ACT 2600
Dear the Hon P. Fletcher MP and the Hon S. Henderson MP
Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia, known as A4, is alarmed at the news, in your recent media release
A4 asked the states and territories about their support for a federal Royal Commission into disability.
So far, the following states/territories responded:
NSW – letter (and bonus), link below.
Qld – letter, link below.
Tas – email below
SA – letter, link below
Vic – letter, link below
NT – letter, link below