Donna Best has been an active leader in Queensland’s self-advocacy movement for the last four decades, participating in the first ever Queensland self-advocacy meeting in 1984. Donna has championed the rights of people with intellectual and dual disability, and supported others to have a voice, a say and be listened to. She has been a strong advocate, and standing alongside others. She has had a leading role in establishing and maintaining Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) Hot Topics groups as a welcoming meeting place, peer support and learning exchange for people with intellectual and dual disability. Donna has also held governance roles over the past decades with Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI) and contributed to the formation of organisations and groups such as SUFY.