Our Partners


STAR has been a voice for people with intellectual disability, their families and their carers for over 50 years. 

We are assisted in this by our fantastic partners.  

Disability Advocacy Resource Unit DARU

Disability Advocacy Resource Unit DARU

DARU provides aims to support the Disability Advocacy sector and Disability Advocates through sharing relevant and up to date information, organising forums around the state so that there is a coordinated approach to issues of concern, providing professional development opportunities and undertaking capacity building projects on behalf of the sector.

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Disability Advocacy Network Australia

Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)

DANA aims to support all advocacy networks across Australia by providing resources.  

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Reinforce Self Advocacy


Reinforce is a self-advocacy organisation for people with intellectual disability. We work closely together to ensure that all people are advocated for.  

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Self Advocacy Resource Unit (SARU)

Self Advocacy Resource Unit SARU

SARU assists and resources Victorian self-advocacy groups. 

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The Victorian League for Individuals with a Disability is an advocacy group for adults with intellectual disabilities and their families. 



Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS)

Through policy development and advocacy, VCOSS works towards the elimination of poverty and disadvantage to create a society where all people are supported to thrive 



Positive Powerful Parents (PPP)

PPP is an advocacy group for parents with intellectual disability.

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Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO)

Through uniting the strength of people with disabilities, AFDO aims to create a society where everyone is equal 

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In addition to our partners, STAR acknowledges these other helpful resources here

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