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One Week Left: Tell Government your Thoughts on Renting

Friday, 12 October 2018, 2:30 pm | Auckland Disability Law

At Auckland Disability Law (ADL) we see a lot of people having problems renting homes, both in the private rental market and with Housing New Zealand. The Government is looking to change the law around renting with the reform of Residential Tenancies ... More >>

Make a Submission to the Family Court Review

Friday, 5 October 2018, 4:04 pm | Auckland Disability Law

This is your chance to let the government know your experiences and suggestions for improvement around family court processes and relationship separation. In 2014 major changes were made to the support and advice available to separating parents ... More >>

Urgent Call for Submissions: Election Access Fund Bill

Friday, 20 July 2018, 3:37 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Auckland Disability Law (ADL) supports removing the barriers for Disabled and Deaf People's participation in elections and the political process. The Election Access Fund Bill assists in that aim. That is why ADL supports the Bill, and have made a ... More >>

Martine Abel-Williamson - Awarded QSM

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 12:19 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Auckland Disability Law (ADL) is delighted that Martine Abel-Williamson has been awarded the Queen's Service Medal (QSM) for services to people with disabilities in this year's Queen's Honour List. More >>

Please Complete: ADL Community Survey

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 3:18 pm | Auckland Disability Law

Auckland Disability Law (ADL) invites you to fill in our community survey on disability related legal services and activities. We work with disabled people around their disability related legal issues, and provide legal education and law reform work ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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