A collection of resources we think you might find helpful for working, living in or just being in the disability and advocacy space.

Inclusion Australia

Inclusion Australia is the national peak body for intellectual disability.

My Lived iD

My Lived iD is a resource and information hub for people with intellectual disability. It is also for their families, carers and healthcare professionals.

Office of the Public Advocate

The Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) is a human rights organisation which promotes the diversity and inclusion of all people, including people with disability.

Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability

VALiD is the Victorian peak advocacy organisation for adults with intellectual disability. Uli is a Systemic Advocate with VALiD. You can become a VALiD member.

VALiD press release calling for urgent reform of State’s gag laws

In February 2024, VALiD put out a press release in support of Uli’s campaign to change the law to remove the automatic application of Clause 37 in all cases in the VCAT Act 1996.

Read the press release

Interview with Uli about self-advocacy and speaking at the Royal Commission

After his appearance at the Royal Commission in November 2023, Uli talked with Inclusion Australia about decision making and guardianship, and shared his advice for other people with a disability who might be thinking about speaking up.

Read the interview

Becoming the Captain of Your team

Recently completing the new TEAM for NDIS Participants Course, with creator Kevin Stone, Uli and his support coordinator Bianca talk about becoming the Captain of Your Team.

Go to the TEAM website

Changing the gag laws

Silenced by the state is an ABC News article about the gag laws that prevent more than 46,000 clients under state control from being identified, and the way the gag laws they protect agencies, not individuals. It also looks at the movement to change the laws, which Uli is part of.

Read the article

Uli’s independent living journey

Uli shares his story of moving from a foster care to a group home to living independently with Mable.

Read the story

Supported decision making

Everyone has the right to make their own decisions. When someone needs help with decision making, it’s called supported decision making.

Learn more about supported decision making

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