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 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 NDIS, the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission and the State for change.

Individual advocacy

The Disability Advocate addresses systemic advocacy issues.

We have listed the current advocacy agencies in South Australia who may be able to assist with individual advocacy issues.

Contact the Disability Advocate

Postal Address:
GPO Box 464

Street Address:
211 Victoria Square

Telephone: 08 8342 8200
Toll Free: 1800 066 969 (Country SA)
Facsimile: 08 8429 6121