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Know Your Rights: Understanding Work & Income Benefits

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 11:48 am | Auckland Disability Law

• Tell you about the different Work and Income benefits, supports and allowances, and how to apply. More >>

Community Advocate

Monday, 21 August 2017, 2:35 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Auckland Disability Law (ADL) has an exciting opportunity with our newly created Community Advocate role. This is a permanent full-time position based at our Mangere office, in Auckland. The Community Advocate is involved in the delivery of ADL’s ... More >>

Let's Talk about Supported Decision Making Easy Read Booklet

Friday, 31 March 2017, 11:12 am | Auckland Disability Law

Auckland Disability Law (ADL) is pleased to make available more printed Let's Talk about Supported Decision Making Easy Read booklets. The Human Rights Commission has kindly reprinted this very popular resource. This easy read booklet is at ADL Website. ... More >>

Unpacking Disability Law Programme 2017

Monday, 23 January 2017, 9:08 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Unpacking Disability Law Programme 2017 Registrations for our new Unpacking Disability Law Programme is open. This free community based programme is focused on making your legal rights on disability easy to understand. Unpacking Disability Law is designed ... More >>

Good News: Access to UNCRPD’s Optional Protocol Achieved

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 3:38 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Disabled people in New Zealand will finally have access to the optional protocol (complaint procedures) of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). Nicky Wagner, the Minister for Disabilities Issues, has ... More >>

Police and Court (Your Legal Rights) Workshop

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 2:01 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Auckland Disability Law (ADL) and ImagineBetter are pleased to offer a Police and Court (Your Legal Rights) workshop on 24 May 2016. More >>

Auckland Disability Law and ImagineBetter Workshop

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 3:36 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Register by Tuesday 29 March 2016 Planning for Employment & Consumer Law (Your Employment Rights) . Be careful about what you sign. Aimed at people 16 years plus. More >>

Law and ImagineBetter Workshops 2016

Monday, 22 February 2016, 3:42 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Auckland Disability Law (ADL) and ImagineBetter are pleased to offer three free workshops in 2016. Tuesday 22 March - 12:30pm-2:30pm. Register by Tuesday 15 March 2016 Employment Law . Aimed at users and agents who employ people using Individualised ... More >>

Supported Decision Making – a National Conversation Hui

Friday, 12 February 2016, 10:47 am | Auckland Disability Law

Auckland Disability Law in partnership with the Office of Disability Issues and the Ministry of Social Development’s Think Differently Fund is hosting a National Conversation hui about supported decision making (SDM) in April. SDM makes sure disabled people ... More >>

Update on the Save Disability Advisors Campaign

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 8:06 pm | Auckland Disability Law

We are passing on this update from the campaign to retain specialist disability knowledge in Auckland Council to our networks. Auckland Disability Law supports this movement's efforts as specialist advisors are critical to ensuring disabled people ... More >>

Appointment of Manager at Auckland Disability Law

Friday, 24 January 2014, 10:56 am | Auckland Disability Law

Auckland Disability Law is pleased to announce that Neera Jain has been appointed as manager and she will take up her role on February 3rd. Neera is originally from the United States and has recently relocated to New Zealand. More >>

Auckland Disability Law Manager

Monday, 2 December 2013, 11:21 am | Auckland Disability Law

A vacancy exists for the Manager at Auckland Disability Law (ADL). This is a permanent full-time position based at our Mangere office. More >>

Constitution Conversation: disability community to talk

Wednesday, 19 June 2013, 11:28 am | Auckland Disability Law

We still have some spaces left at this hui on Saturday. This is a really important opportunity for disability community to talk about inclusive elections, the Bill of Rights Act, how Treaty Rights can be realised and more. It is your chance to tell ... More >>

International speaker - Implementing Disabilities Convention

Wednesday, 20 March 2013, 5:07 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Ms Birtha is a researcher at the NUI Galway; she is exploring the framework for implementing and monitoring the CRPD. Under Article 33, this is supposed to involve the government, civil society and an appropriate independent mechanism or mechanisms. Ms Birtha is ... More >>

Six month reprieve for Community Law Centres

Monday, 18 March 2013, 1:45 pm | Auckland Disability Law

The Ministry of Justice has told us that funding for all Community Law Centres including Auckland Disability Law will now continue until December 2013. More >>

Community hui: Thriving Communities

Friday, 2 November 2012, 10:24 am | Auckland Disability Law

Come along to tell Auckland Council how they can make it easier for disabled people to be involved in our communities. More >>

Community hui: welfare benefit changes for disabled people

Wednesday, 17 October 2012, 11:50 am | Auckland Disability Law

The Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Bill will change Sickness Benefit, Invalids benefit and the way Disability Allowance is paid. More >>

Save Disability Law Update

Thursday, 19 July 2012, 2:31 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Less than two weeks to go! The Ministry of Justice has said that it will stop consulting with Community Law Centres by 1 August. That makes the next two weeks a really important time to explain to the Ministry exactly why we need direct specialist legal services. ... More >>

Save Disability Law

Wednesday, 4 July 2012, 2:24 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Save Disability Law The Ministry of Justice is proposing to withdraw funding for direct specialist legal services for the disability community from June 2013. This will mean that there will no longer be a community law centre specialising in the ... More >>

New Zealand must meet its obligations under UNCRPD

Tuesday, 14 February 2012, 5:11 pm | Auckland Disability Law

People across New Zealand have expressed outrage at reports that the Speaker of Parliament, Lockwood Smith, has told Mojo Mathers and the Green Party that Parliament will not meet the costs of reasonable accommodations within the chamber from the general budget. More >>

 

 

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