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Read ECCV policy papers, submissions and reports on issues impacting people with disability from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

Submission to the Disability Royal Commission

December 2022

ECCV provided 34 recommendations to address the systemic challenges associated with the violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation experienced by people with disability from CALD backgrounds.

Submission to the Exposure Draft of the Disability Inclusion Bill 2022

October 2022

ECCV’s submission supports a new principal Act for promoting disability inclusion in Victoria. Although the Bill incorporates a range of measures to shift attitudes and behaviours about disability, ECCV believes that it can be strengthened further through a combination of measures.

Submission to the Review of the Disability Act 2006 (Vic)

October 2021

The delivery context of the Disability Act 2006 (Vic) (the Act) has changed significantly since it was enacted. First introduced in 2013, the National Disability and Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has largely replaced the existing system of disability support provided by States and Territories.

Getting to Know the NDIS

August 2020

This guide has been created to assist aspiring CALD NDIS providers in their understanding of the NDIS. This document presents the opportunities and challenges for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) service providers in the disability sector, as well as an overview of the current NDIS policy framework and its registration processes.

Self Advocacy and Diversity: A model for CALD inclusion

February 2019

This project investigated ways to support the growth of self advocacy
for people from CALD backgrounds in Broadmeadows and Shepparton.

It’s Everybody’s Business: Multicultural Community Perspectives on Disability and the NDIS

June 2019

This policy issues paper provides an overview of the multiple and complex challenges faced by Victorian migrant and refugee communities in accessing the NDIS and understanding the disability support system. 

Good Governance for an NDIS Environment

July 2018

This guide includes general information, links to tools and resources that will provide background information for new board members, or existing board members aiming to upskill for the NDIS environment.