Jane Flanagan

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Jane Flanagan is the Senior Research & Policy Officer at the National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA).  NEDA, a Disabled People’s Organisation (DPO), is a member of the Australian Cross-Disability Alliance (ACDA) and is the national peak that advocates at a federal level for people living with disability, their families and carers, from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) and non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB).  Jane undertakes social research, provides policy advice, and engages in lobbying activities to secure equal rights for people living with disability from diverse refugee and/or migrant backgrounds. Jane is also a member of the Australian Anthropological Society (AAS); her work is strongly shaped by social justice principles.