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  • How is Australia doing compared to other countries tackling COVID-19?

    Tuesday November 24 2020

    Despite the recent cluster of cases in South Australia, Australia’s new coronavirus (COVID-19) case numbers have been almost non-existent in the last few weeks. Overall, and even with the second wave of cases in Victoria, our numbers have been very low compared to many other countries. Whether this has been because of the restrictions governments […]

  • Have you completed DANA’s COVID-19 survey?

    Friday November 20 2020

    Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA) is currently doing a survey about coronavirus (COVID-19) advocacy impact and building disaster resilience. This survey aims to: build a better understanding of the impact that COVID-19 and the lockdown measures are having on disability advocacy and on people with disability help DANA to promote measures (including funding where necessary) […]

  • Government’s slow coronavirus response for people with disability

    Wednesday April 22 2020

    People with disability are some of the most vulnerable people in Australia when it comes to coronavirus. Australian advocacy groups have been lobbying governments since mid-March for a targeted response to protect people with disability. Despite a slow response, this work has now partly paid off. The Australian Government has come up with a plan […]