Legal Services, Advocacy and Protection of Rights

Advocacy support for NDIS and DSP

Having your application rejected can be very disheartening, especially as people with ME/CFS have often experienced stigma associated with the condition. So it is important to know before you begin the process that applying for the DSP/NDIS might take up a lot of emotional energy.

If you require advocacy or help with your DSP or NDIS application, such as understanding and completing forms, collecting the appropriate medical evidence, assessing the application success rate, support during the review process or appealing rejections the following advocacy organisations may be able to help.

The Disability Advocacy Finder lists advocacy services based on your postcode. 

 

Advocacy organisations supporting DSP applications and appeals

Advocacy organisations supporting NDIS applications and appeals

Organisations helping with filling out forms

Other Advocacy services

If you would like to lodge a complaint with Centrelink or the NDIS or seek information on protection/legal rights and services, the following links offer information on organisations that provide advice, services and support:

Disability Advocacy organisations

Advocacy organisations for Children and Young adults

Organisations for the protection of rights

Legal services

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