Menu
Advocacy

Advocacy

Council on the Ageing NT Inc (COTA NT)

Website: www.cotant.org.au
Telephone: 8941 1004
Email: admin@cotant.org.au
Non-for-profit peak body representing the rights, needs and interests of senior Territorians. Providing: information and advocacy services, policy review and consumer representation, events and workshops throughout the year, Seniors EXPO and Seniors Month activities.  Also runs services and program supporting seniors’ groups, individuals, CaLD community and social engagement.

Aged and Disability Services Service

Website: www.dcls.org.au
Telephone: 8982 1111
Email: info@dcls.org.au
Aged and Disability Advocacy Service run by Darwin Community Legal Service providing advocacy for people receiving Commonwealth aged care services and anyone with a disability, their carers and representatives.

Community Visitor Program

Website: www.cvp.nt.gov.au
Telephone: 1800 021 919 (free call)
Email: CVPProgramADC@nt.gov.au
The Community Visitor Program (CVP) is an independent service located in the Anti-Discrimination Commission. Its purpose is to protect the rights of people receiving treatment under the: Mental Health and Related Services Act, Disability Services Act and Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Act. The SVP protects and promotes the rights of people receiving treatment from NT mental health, disability and mandatory alcohol services, and works to ensure a high quality of treatment and services in the Northern Territory.

Disability Discrimination Advocacy

Website: www.dcls.org.au
Telephone: 8982 1111 / 1800 812 953 (free call)
Email: info@dcls.org.au
Provides advice and advocacy on the application of the NT Anti-Discrimination Act. The service is free and confidential. Also provides advice and advocacy on the application of the Disability Discrimination Act and the following schedules attached to that Act: Transport Standards, Education Standards and Accessible Buildings.