Disability Advocacy Service

Provides individual advocacy, guidance and support to people with a disability, their carers and families so that they can engage in full and equal enjoyment of all human rights enabling full community participation. Disability Advocates can assist by:

–  Supporting with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) process – including testing eligibility, completion of forms, liaising with NDIS Planner and assisting with Appeals

–  Attending meetings, making calls and assistance with writing letters and completing forms

–  Liaising with Centrelink and assisting with applications for payments

–  Applications for orders with the State Administrative Tribunal

–  General information and referrals to community organisations/supports

–  Assistance in applying for grants to access equipment

What to bring to your appointment

– Centrelink Income Statement

– NDIS Plan and any correspondence relating to NDIS if applicable

– Guardianship/administration orders

– Any information relating to the need for advocacy assistance

Useful Forms

Claim for disability support pension 
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NDIS access request for NDIA 
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Application for internal review of NDIS decisions 
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Useful Links

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

National Disability Insurance Scheme – My Way

Disability Services Commission

Disability Advocacy Services in Western Australia

External Merits Review Information

External Merits Review – Support Component

National Disability Advocacy Program (NDAP)

Appeals through Administrative Appeals Tribunal

NDAP Service Providers Search – outside Midlas’ disability advocacy area

Complaints Resolution and Referral Service – for complaints about disability employment and advocacy services






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