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ndis Fearless Express The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) was one of five organisations which supported the ‘Fearless Express’ float in the 41st Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade last month. T he float, which promoted the (pictured), led the ‘Fearless right to inclusion for people Express’ in the Mardi Gras Parade, with disability, brought highlighting the right of people with together the NDIA, People with Disability Australia (PWDA), Women disability to access public transport. PWDA President Dr David Abello with Disability Australia (WWDA), said access to public transport Cerebral Palsy Alliance and Northcott. for people with disability was The organisations share a common goal of raising awareness of the right so important. “Many people with disability find to inclusion and sexual expression public transport difficult to access. This us off from LGBTQIA communities for people with disability, while is a huge barrier to their participation and it makes it hard for some of us celebrating the ongoing involvement in work, recreation and other activities to make friends, find partners, have of people with disability in Mardi Gras. that people without disability take for relationships and celebrate disability granted,” Dr Abello said. LGBTQIA pride!”  Social agitator, poet and artist with disability Georgia Cranko “Inaccessible public transport cuts On your side, by your side. Plan Partners is Australia’s leading expert in NDIS Plan Management and Support Coordination. Contact us today to see how we can help bring your NDIS plan to life. 1300 333 700 | ndis 17