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Growing a skilled, valued and supported disability workforce

Submission to the Federal Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS Workforce Inquiry.

Australia needs a consumer-driven scheme that is centred on participant choice and control. VCOSS remains a staunch champion of such a system.

However, the bushfires and pandemic have highlighted some of the fault lines in the NDIS’s implementation.

It is crucial that all levels of government and the NDIA work together to support a strong and sustainable disability support market, through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, to ensure people with disability have choice and control.

 

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