The Disability Advocate
The South Australian Disability Advocate is a role which was established in November 2018 and sits within the Office of the Public Advocate.
Dr David Caudrey is the Disability Advocate.
His role is to:
‘ensure’ that South Australians with a disability and their families, are getting a good deal from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)”.
identify systemic issues with the NDIS
advocate to address these systemic issues to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission and the State for change.
The Disability Advocate writes regular reports on a range of topics.
To access the Disability Advocate reports, please click on the links below.
Submissions & Consultations
Reports and Issues Papers
Student Placement Reports
As noted above, the Disability Advocate addresses systemic advocacy issues.
For your convenience we have listed the current advocacy agencies in South Australia who may be able to assist with individual advocacy issues.
The current list can be accessed here.
Contact the Disability Advocate
You can contact the Disability Advocate by --
GPO Box 464
ADELAIDE SA 5001
211 Victoria Square
Telephone: 08 8342 8200
Toll Free: 1800 066 969 (Country SA)
Facsimile: 08 8429 6121