DPA recently sent a hard hitting report to the United Nations about social protection programmes for disabled people in New Zealand. Our Chief Executive Rachel Noble urges people to read the report, written by Dr Heather Barnett, saying “The report provides an excellent way to understand…Read full article
Meeting with Parliament’s Health Committee about repeal of the Health and Disability Amendment Act 2013.
DPA recently had a hearing before Parliament’s Health Committee about their petition to repeal the Health and Disability Amendment Act 2013. The Act stipulates low pay for family carers, unfair exceptions of particular family members and no right of appeal to the Human Rights Commission or…Read full article
Our 2015 DPA forum bought the disability sector together again to look at our recent progress and explore new ways of thinking using the conference theme of 'I am Able'. Over 100 people came to the forum. They included government officials, regional and national members of DPA, representatives…Read full article