Independent Advocacy in the Tropics Inc

Papers and Reports

United Nations - Human Rights

Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples - PDF

Universal Declaration of Human Rights  -  PDF   -  Illustrated Version PDF -  Read Online  

Australian Human Rights Commission:   Equal Before the Law - Towards Disability Justice Strategies - 2014:     PDF     WORD

Cost Benefit Analysis of Australia's Independent Disability Advocacy Agencies Report 2017

Undertaken by Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)

  • Independent Cost Benefit Analysis Summary  -  PDF
  • Independent Cost Benefit Analysis Summary - Easy English  -  PDF
  • Independent Cost Benefit Analysis Report  -  PDF



NDS - State of the Disability Sector Report 2019: PDF  -  WORD

Productivity Commission Study Report - Review of the National Disability Agreement - January 2019

  • Report Factsheet:  PDF 
  • Report Overview:  PDF  |  WORD
  • Report:   PDF  |  WORD


NDS - State of the Disability Sector Report - 2018PDF  |  WORD

Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS - Market Readiness for Provision of Services under the NDIS - September 2018:  PDF

Australian Human Rights Commission

  • A Future Without Violence Report - June 2018:    PDF  |   WORD
  • Access for all:  Improving accessibility for consumers with disability:    PDF  |   WORD
  • Disability Discrimination Act (25th Anniversary) - Easy Read Guide:    PDF  |   WORD

Commonwealth Ombudsman - Report on the National Disability Insurance Agency's Handling of Reviews - May 2018

Queensland Audit Office - Access to the National Disability Insurance Scheme for People with Impaired Decision-Making Capacity Report 2:  2018-19

Queensland Audit Office - The National Disability Insurance Scheme Report 14: 2017–18

Mental Health Australia/KPMG - Investing to Save:  The Economic Benefits for Australia of Investment in Mental Health Reform.  Final Report - May 2018

Productivity Commission Position Paper - NDIS Annual Report  2017-2018 and Stakeholder Survey Report


NDS - State of the Disability Sector Report - 2017:   PDF  |  WORD

NDIS Costs - Productivity Commission Study Report - October 2017

Consultation Report - Review of the National Disability Advocacy Program - July 2017
WORD | PDF | Easy Read Version - WORD

Disability Support Services:  Services provided under the national disability agreement 2015-2016 - June 2017  -  PDF

Productivity Commission Position Paper - National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Costs - June 2017


Joint Position Statement in opposition to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Transition Mobility Allowance to the National Disability Insurance Scheme) Bill 2016  - PDF   - WORD

Barrett Adolescent Centre Commission of Inquiry Report - June 2016  -  PDF

Decision-making Support and Queensland's Guardianship System - A systemic advocacy report (Office of the Public Adocate (Qld)  -  April 2016 - PDF

Investing in women’s mental health, strengthening the foundations for women, families and the Australian economy, AHPC Policy Paper No. 2016-02 - April 2016 - PDF

Upholding the right to life and health: A review of the deaths in care of people with disability in Queensland - February 2016 -  PDF