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  1. DISABILITY SUPPORT PENSION AND WELFARE-TO-WORK A Disability Advocate’s approach to assisting CALD clients. Alex Auletta MRCNW Inc. MRC North West Region Inc

  2. DSP & Welfare-t-Work • ‘Work test’ – 15 hours per week within 2 years • Job Capacity Assessments and Assessors • Compliance & Breaches • CALD clients I work with affected by WtW policies: DSP applicants, Newstart and DSP recipients

  3. Pressures for Clients • Process difficult to understand • Reluctance to use appeal systems • Disadvantage & Discrimination • Settlement issues for newly arrived migrants & refugees • War trauma and undiagnosed disabilities • Training of Job Network, Centerlink staff : ie Horn of Africa, Karen, Chin client issues

  4. Developing Advocacy Strategies • Facilitate use of Social Security Appeals for our CALD clients • Developing support strategies to assist clients throughout the appeal process • Developing effective working relationship with Human Rights & Civil Law Service Victorian Legal Aid