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NSW Department of Communities and Justice / Advanced Notice for Disability Advocacy Futures Program - DCJ21.15.AN

Proposed ID DCJ21.15.AN
Notice Publish Date 31-Aug-2021
Expected Issue Date 28-Sep-2021
Category (based on UNSPSC)
93140000 - Community and social services
Agency Department of Communities and Justice

Contact Person
DAFP Tender Team
Phone: 02

Proposed Tender Details

The Disability Advocacy Futures Program (DAFP) implements the NSW Ageing and Disability Commissioner's recommendations on the future of disability funding in NSW.

This is an Advanced Notice for a forthcoming tender that will identify providers to deliver Individual, Systemic, and Representative disability advocacy services in NSW.


NSW Regions: Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, New England, Central Coast, Hunter, Cumberland/Prospect, Nepean, Northern Sydney, Inner West, South East Sydney, South West Sydney, Central West, Orana/Far West, Riverina/Murray, Illawarra, Southern Highlands

Additional Details / Instructions

The DAFP will target all people with disability in NSW who need support to access NSW Government funded or provided services.

The DAFP will provide targeted funding to eligible organisations to deliver individual disability advocacy services to all people with disability in NSW to access NSW Government funded or delivered services. 

It will also fund systemic disability advocacy to provide high quality evidence-based advice to inform the resolution of systemic issues, and be particularly informed by the views and lived experience of people with disability.

Representative disability advocacy will be funded to support on a defined cohorts of people with specific disabilities. It seeks to promote and represent the views and interests of its members and other people with similar disabilities.

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