National Disability Strategy
The National Disability Strategy is a high level policy framework to give coherence to, and guide government activity across mainstream and disability-specific areas of public policy.
The six policy areas
Inclusive and accessible communities
The physical environment including public transport; parks, buildings and housing; digital information and communications technologies; civic life including social, sporting, recreational and cultural life.
Rights protection, justice and legislation
Statutory protections such as anti-discrimination measures, complaints mechanisms, advocacy, the electoral and justice systems.
Jobs, business opportunities, financial independence, adequate income support for those not able to work, and housing.
Personal and community support
Inclusion and participation in the community, person-centred care and support provided by specialist disability services and mainstream services; informal care and support.
Learning and skills
Early childhood education and care, schools, further education, vocational education; transitions from education to employment; life-long learning.
Health and wellbeing
Health services, health promotion and the interaction between health and disability systems; wellbeing and enjoyment of life.