Advocacy Information

Effective disability advocacy promotes, protects and supports a person's equal human rights.


Sunshine Butterflies recognises the importance of ensuring our Members’ right to use an advocate to act on their behalf at any time.

The following organisations provide advocacy support and information.

National Advocacy Providers:

Australian Centre for Disability Law

Autism Asperger’s Advocacy Australia (A4)

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand

Blind Citizens Australia

Brain Injury Australia

Children and Young People with Disability Australia

Deaf Australia

Deafness Forum of Australia

Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)

First Peoples Disability Network (FPDN)

Human Rights Council of Australia

Inclusion Australia (National Council on Intellectual Disability - NCID)

Intellectual Disability Rights Service (IDRS)

Mental Health Australia

National Disability Services

National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA)

People With Disability Australia

Physical Disability Australia (PDA)

Short Statured People of Australia

Women with Disabilities Australia (WWDA)

Queensland Advocacy Providers

Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia Ltd.


Down Syndrome Association of QLD Inc.

Queenslanders with Disability Network Inc.

Rights in Action Inc.

Speaking Up For You Inc.

Spinal Life Australia Ltd.

Synapse Australia Ltd.

TASC National Ltd