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Media Release: Now is the time to act on pandemic measures for people with disability

Source: Inclusion Australia

People with disability, and their organisations, across Australia are calling for urgent action, again, to keep us safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic.   Over 70 national, state and territory disability organisations have come together to urge the National Cabinet to take the urgent action we need to keep people with disability free of the […]

Source: Inclusion Australia

Media Release: Federal Government prioritising budget surplus over NDIS

Source: Inclusion Australia

Inclusion Australia urges all governments to put the interests of people with disability first. Last week’s headlines in the Fairfax media [‘Ministers accuse federal government of prioritising budget surplus over NDIS’] are of great concern to Inclusion Australia. Fairfax reported the NSW and Victorian governments are in rare agreement in accusing the federal government of […]

Source: Inclusion Australia

Bushfire Disaster Media Release

Source: Inclusion Australia

On 15 January 2020, Inclusion Australia put out a Media Release about the bushfire crisis with People With Disability Australia (PWDA), Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA) and IDEAS.  You can read the full Media Release here or continue reading:  People with disability must be part of bushfire plans and recovery The current bushfire crisis across Australia has highlighted […]

Source: Inclusion Australia

Disability Support Pension (DSP) – Urgent review needed

Source: AFDO

Disability Support Pension (DSP) – Urgent review needed We are calling for an urgent review into the fairness of the Disability Support Pension (DSP) and call for changes to make sure that the eligibility process is fair, reasonable and accessible for people with disability.   We will be holding an event later this morning in […]

Source: AFDO

Disability Support Pension Review

Source: AFDO

Urgent review needed to close cost of living gap and broaden eligibility for Disability Support Pension (DSP) Disability advocates and researchers are calling for urgent reforms to the Disability Support Pension, with a new report to be released today showing people with disability spend $107 a week more on basic living costs such as transport […]

Source: AFDO

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