Consultation period

29 July 2020 - 9:30 am To 31 October 2020 - 5:00 pm

Stage 2 consultations –
Make a submission

This online submission process will inform the next national disability strategy. There are 9 questions which seek your feedback on ideas from the new National Disability Strategy position paper (the position paper), which has been jointly developed by all Australian governments. The position paper builds on the stage 1 consultations and other previous reviews. This process is part of stage 2 of consultations.

To complete the online guided questionnaire on the position paper please click on the link below.

Start online guided questionnaire

Alternative ways to provide a submission

Written submission: You can email your written submission directly to

Easy Read: The guided questionnaire is also available in Easy Read, please email your completed Easy Read form to

Video or Audio response: To provide a video or audio response, including in AUSLAN, please email for instructions.

Mail: If you cannot complete the online guided questionnaire, you can print a PDF [1 MB] or Word [53 kB] version of this document and provide a written submission to:

National Disability Strategy Governance and Engagement Section
Department of Social Services
GPO Box 9820
Canberra, ACT 2601

If you are unable to print the online guided questionnaire please e-mail providing your contact details and we will arrange for a copy to be sent to you.

Privacy: The Department of Social Services will collect and analyse your answers and the results will inform development of the next national disability strategy for beyond 2020.

Your responses will be treated in confidence and in accordance with the DSS Privacy Policy.

You can read the DSS Privacy Policy.

The closing date for submissions is 31 OCTOBER 2020.