Members Action Group

The Member’s Action Group works to actively promote the aims of CDAH to build a stronger peer movement and a more inclusive Hunter community.

We meet once a month

Fourth Wednesday of each month: 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm

Click here to join the meeting in the CDAH Zoom Office

Our Current Work Includes

  • Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.  Currently open for submissions.
  • The Disability Pride movement in the Hunter & beyond.  We are planning a march and also a Mad Pride concert / live performance.
  • The History Project  – the history of disability and the peer led movement in the Hunter
  • Citizenship through representation at local councils by CDAH members.
  • We are currently drafting our Terms Of Reference.  You can find them here. 

If you want to find out more, you can contact Douglas Holmes – or call/SMS 0490 053 454.

If you are affected by the Disability Royal Commission, you can get counselling support. This includes:

  • Support with counselling face-to-face, over the phone and online
  • Referrals to other services for legal support, advocates, financial support, psychological care providers, housing, health, mental health and aged care
  • Access to interpreters or cultural translation services

Here is a short film that gives good information about counselling support for the Disability Royal Commission.