October 2022 - DAV submission to Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of People with Disability.
March 2020 - DAV submission to Mr James Merlino MP, Minister for Education, regarding IQ testing for school students with a disability.
April 2020 - DAV to Prime Minister Scott Morrison addressing confidentiality and the Disability Royal Commission.
April 2019 - DAV submission to Mr Luke Donnellan MP, Minister for Child Protection, Disability, Ageing and Carers, regarding the capacity of advocacy agencies to meet the needs of Victorians with disabilities.
May 2019 - DAV submission to Mr James Merlino MP, Minister for Education, regarding concerning the treatment of children with disabilities in Victorian schools.
July 2019 - DAV submission to Mr Stuart Robert MP, Minister for National Disability Insurance Scheme, Minister for Government Services, Senator Anne Ruston, Minister for Families and Social Services and Mrs Michelle Landry MP, Assistant Minister for Children and Families, regarding the state of disability advocacy services in Victoria. These letters were prompted by a survey taken by DAV of Victorian state and federal disability advocacy agencies. To read more about the survey please visit our industry news page.
November 2019 - Improving the NDIS Experience: A joint submission by RIAC, Villamanta Disability Rights Legal Service, Leadership Plus and Disability Discrimination Legal Service.
DAV Inc. is pleased to endorse 'Improving the NDIS Experience: Establishing a Participant Service Guarantee' submission to the review of the NDIS Act. and the new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee. This joint submission by DAV Inc. board organisations RIAC, Villamanta, DDLS and Leadership Plus posits that the NDIA should be consistently adhering to the principles identified in the proposed service standards (Timely, Engaged, Expert, Connected, Valued and Decisions are made on merit, Accessible). It is critical that these standards are implemented during the planning experience for participants. If the service in this key area improves, it can prevent the increasing amount of review requests and complaints relating to this process. Additionally, Quality plans can prevent the need for as many reviews and will save the sector time, money and resources.
If you would like to read the submission in full you can find it here.
June 2018 - DAV submission to Mr Martin Foley MP, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Mental Health and Equality and Creative Industries - Office of the Disability Services Commissioner.
June 2018 - DAV submission to Mr Martin Foley MP - Senior Practitioner's Report 2016 - 17.
February 2017 - DAV submission to the Department of Education and Training - Review of the Education and Training Reform Act Regulations
Jan 2016 - AMIDA Feedback to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme
March 2016 - Women with Disabilities Victoria Gender and Equality Consultation
April 2016 - DAV submission to the Family and Community Development Committee - Inquiry into Services for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder
June 2016 - Review of the National Disability Advocacy Program - VCOSS and DAV Submission
July 2016 - DAV response to Productivity Commission Issue Paper
August 2016 - Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry into Ride Sourcing - Joint Submission
August 2016 - Consultation Paper - Family Violence Information Sharing Legislation Consultation Questions - submissions are due by 29 August 2016.
August 2016 - Consultation Pater - Reforming Victoria's Privacy Legislation - submissions are due by 29 August 2016.
April 2015 - DAV response to the Proposal for a National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguard Framework
June 2015 - DAV response to the Inquiry into Violence, Abuse and Neglect against People with Disabilities in Institutional and Residential Settings
June 2015 - DAV response to Commonwealth Department of Education and Training: Review of the Disability Standards for Education
June 2015 - DAV response to the Victorian Human Rights and Responsibilities Charter
July 2015 - DAV submission to Family and Community Development Committee - Inquiry into Abuse in Disability Services Ombudsman's Report Phase 1
July 2015 - DAV supplementary submission to Family and Community Development Committee - Inquiry into Abuse in Disability Services Ombudsman's Report