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What the disability sector needs now is…

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Completion of the NDIS, taking care of the over 65s, addressing basic toilet facilities and adequate funding are just some of the issues that need urgent attention in the disability sector as the country heads to a Federal Election.

With all the disability reform that have been underway for the past few years, coinciding with the rollout of the NDIS, the one cohort severely disadvantaged by this has been those over the age of 65. “The government must now contend with the aged care sector and all of its inherent problems which has not been appropriately structured for anyone with a significant disability,” was the view put forward by Spinal Cord Injuries Australia policy & advocacy manager, Tony Jones.

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Source:
Kymberly Martin, 2019, Freedom2Live (https://www.freedom2live.com.au/)

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