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SAVE DISABILITY LAW Update

An update from Auckland Disability Law Friday 10 August 2012 A successful hui was held last Monday, 30th July at Western Springs Community Hall.  ADL had around 80 people attend to hear from our esteemed speakers.  Huge thanks to everyone who attended and to Esther for filming and editing the Read more →

Save Disability Law Public Meeting Monday 30 July 2012

Don’t forget to come to the “Save Disability Law” public meeting 1pm – 3pm on Monday 30th July 2012 Western Springs Community Garden Hall, 956 Great North Road RSVP by phone: 09 257 5140 or email info@adl.org.nz Venue is wheelchair accessible and NZ Sign Language interpreters have been booked.  Please Read more →

Update on Cuts to Community Law Centres

Less than two weeks to go! The Ministry of Justice has said that it will stop consulting with Community Law Centres by 1 August.  That makes the next two weeks a really important time to explain to the Ministry exactly why we need direct specialist legal services. Here’s what you Read more →

Ministry of Justice Proposes Cutting Disability Law Services

Help Save Disability Law The Ministry of Justice is proposing to withdraw funding for direct specialist legal services for the disability community from June 2013. This will mean that there will no longer be a community law centre specialising in the complex legal needs of disabled people.  There will be Read more →