Consultation period

12 October 2022 - 9:00 am To 30 November 2022 - 11:59 pm

Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031: Consultation to inform the Strategy Guides – Quick link: Consultation papers and alternative ways to make a submission


Consultation Papers: Consultation papers for each of the guides are available.

  • Guide to the Guiding Principles – Full Consultation Paper (PDF | DOCS)
  • Guide to the Guiding Principles – Summary Paper (PDF | DOCS)
  • Evaluation Guide – Full Consultation Paper (PDF | DOCS)
  • Evaluation Guide – Summary Paper (PDF | DOCS)

Accessible Versions: Consultation papers are available in accessible word versions.

Written submission: You can email your written submission directly to

Easy Read: consultation papers are also available in Easy Read. You can type your answers into the Easy Read document and send your saved response to

Mail: If you cannot complete the online guided questionnaire, you can print a 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

Language Translations: there is a selection of language translations of the consultation papers are also available. Please contact us at should you require additional support for translations.

Video or Audio response: consultation papers are available in AUSLAN (Guide to the Guiding Principles AUSLAN, Evaluation Guide AUSLAN). To provide a video or audio response, including in AUSLAN, please email for instructions.

Braille: consultations in Braille are available. Please contact us at should you require a copy of the consultation papers in Braille.