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Our Mission

Our Mission Advocacy WA assists and supports people with disabilities to achieve social and individual change, empowerment, justice and human rights.

Advocacy WA acknowledges

The Noongar and/or Wardandi people who are the Traditional Custodians of this Land.

We pay our respect to the Elders both past, present and future for they hold the memories and traditions of this land and extend that respect to all.

What does advocacy mean?

Advocacy means ‘standing by’ or ‘speaking out’ for someone’s rights when they are treated unfairly.

Advocacy WA believes that people with a disability have the same rights (and responsibilities) as people who do not have a disability.

We will advocate with and for people with a disability to safeguard (or protect) their capacity to speak out and ensure that their rights are negotiated in practice.

What does it cost?

It is a FREE service.

Who can get help?

Anyone with a disability can access this independent service. We take referrals from other agencies as well as self-referral.

Where does AWA cover?

If you live in the South West we can help. We are based out of our main office in Bunbury but we also have outreach offices in Collie, Manjimup, Margaret River and Busselton. We are able to schedule appointments in other South West locations if required.

Movers & Shakers Workshop - Harvey

Workshop # 2 in the Community Disability Advocacy Network series takes place on Tues 7 Feb at Harvey Rec Centre. For people to successfully self-advocate, they first need to adopt a future-orientated mindset which fosters flexibility, adaptability and the desire and ability to take risks. In this workshop, we will explore the idea of entrepreneurship and how it can help us develop an action plan which improves outcomes for people with disabilities in the district of Harvey. Please book your space at the link below so that we can order the correct amount of food and know your dietary and access requirements. You are welcome to invite someone else to attend – please share the booking link with them. https://HARVEYMakers.eventbrite.com.au Save these dates for future workshops in your diary: 14 Mar, 2 May, 30 May 10am – 1pm

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Tue 07

Movers & Shakers Workshop – Harvey

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wed 08

Movers & Shakers Workshop – Bunbury (All Ages)

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tue 14

Movers & Shakers Workshop – Bridgetown

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thu 23

Movers & Shakers Workshop – Margaret River

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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