Advocacy Stories

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Advocacy Stories

These videos share stories about ADACAS and our advocacy work. You may also like to look at our annual reports which include mores stories about advocacy and are available on the about us page.

Not A Giver Upperer by Phylli

A brave tale of a woman who doesn't let her multiple sclerosis define her and how far a positive attitude can take you.

The Bucket by Marbuck

I'm a Dad, Uncle, and Grandfather whose motto is "Forever Look Forward", I don't let the fact that I am a bilateral amputee stop me or let others' perceptions of me get in the way.

My Great Life by Kylie

A country girl who moved to the big smoke has not let her cerebral palsy stop her from selling the Big Issue in Woden and Civic. Kylie loves her job and knows all her customers' names so she can say thank you.

Moira's Freedom by John

A powerful love story about an enduring family that has continued to thrive for 28 years. Huntington's disease and the government tried to dictate and control that love, but John, Moira and Bonnie won.

My Life as an Advocate by Ben

Ben never understood stairs. So he became an advocate. He likes to listen and make people feel heard and to be able to speak for themselves. Ben helps.

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Adacas provides help and support to people with disabilities, the elderly and their carers.

Advocacy is about helping a person to be heard in the decisions that affect their life. Advocacy aims to increase a person’s control over goods, services and quality of life

Find out where we are or send an enquiry online so one of our staff can contact you directly.