Which of the following statements best describes you?

  • I’m a person with disability
  • I’m a disability advocate and/or work for a disability peak association or service provider

Question 1:
During the first stage of consultations we heard that the vision and the six outcome areas under the current Strategy are still the right ones. Do you have any comments on the vision and outcome areas being proposed for the new Strategy?

Economic Security flows into Learning and Support.

Whenever. the person with the disability learns in the high-quality education system (Economic Security), they should be able to get support to understand their own skills, decide on employment and/or start a business.

Question 2:
What do you think about the guiding principles proposed here?

Design Universally isn’t clear to understand. It doesn’t flow with the other guiding principles.

All of the 4 strategies that are listed above.

Question 3:
What is your view on the proposal for the new Strategy to have a stronger emphasis on improving community attitudes across all outcome areas?

When the community attitudes change, it will help to improve the educational barriers, financial education and security, access and involvement in their local and wide community.

Question 4:
How do you think that clearly outlining what each government is responsible for could make it easier for people with disability to access the supports and services they need?

The person with the disability can have a notetaker and a person who that translate the information so that the person with a disability can understand the information and feels the support from the person in the government and non-government organisations.

Question 5:
How do you think the Strategy should represent the role that the non-government sector plays in improving outcomes for people with disability?

The strategy should represent the role in communities, the workplace and as part of delivering services.

Question 6:
What kind of information on the Strategy’s progress should governments make available to the public and how often should this information be made available?

Periodic implementation plans and progress reports should be shared with the stakeholders and the local governments.

National Disability Report is prepared every six months and annual reporting.

Question 7:
What do you think of the proposal to have Targeted Action Plans that focus on making improvements in specific areas within a defined period of time (for example within one, two or three years)?

The Target Action Plan should be within one year.

Question 8:
How could the proposed Engagement Plan ensure people with disability, and the disability community, are involved in the delivery and monitoring of the next Strategy?

Providing clear simple language, and the text can be enlarged.

All people with disability will be involved in delivering and monitoring the next strategy.

Question 9:
Is there anything else you would like to share about the ideas and proposals in the position paper?

The information is ok to read.