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Submissions

Part of the role of our office is to influence policy and legislation to improve the lives and opportunities of people with impaired decision-making capacity. To do so, we have produced submissions in the areas of:

  • disability
  • mental health
  • a range of other areas of inquiry relevant to people with impaired decision-making capacity.

Disability

National Disability Insurance Scheme

Submission on the NDIS code of conduct discussion paper (June 2017)

Submission on the provision of NDIS services for people with psychosocial disabilities related to a mental health condition (February 2017)

Submission on the review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 (October 2015)

Submission on the NDIS quality and safeguarding framework (April 2015)

Submission on the NDIS quality and safeguarding framework—Restrictive practices (April 2015)

Feedback on the NDIS framework for information, linkages and capacity building (March 2015)

Submission on the NDIS rules consultation paper (March 2013)

Submission on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012 (January 2013)



Law and justice

Submission on the Australian national standards for working with interpreters in courts and tribunals (July 2016)

Submission on the proposed State Penalties Enforcement Registry work and development order program (July 2016)

Submission on the indefinite detention of people with cognitive and psychiatric impairment in Australia (April 2016)

Submission on the need for a disability justice plan in Queensland-A strategy to reduce criminal activity (July 2014)

Submission on the Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws Discussion Paper (June 2014)

Submission on equality, capacity and disability in Commonwealth laws (December 2013)

Submission on access to justice in the criminal justice system for people with disability (August 2013)



Other

Submission on the Towards an all abilities Queensland Consultation Paper (February 2017)

Submission on the New Disability Employment Services from 2018 Discussion Paper (December 2016)

Submission on the review of the national disability advocacy program (June 2016)

Submission on the Disability Services and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (January 2016)

Submission on the review of the national disability advocacy framework (August 2015)

Submission on violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings (June 2015)

Submission on the adequacy of residential care for young people with disability (February 2015)

Submission on the Disability Services (Restrictive Practices) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 (December 2013)

Submission on the regulation of restrictive practices in the Disability Services Act 2006 and the Guardianship and Administration Act 2000 (August 2013)

Submission on the proposed national framework for reducing the use of restrictive practices in the disability service sector (June 2013)

Submission on the involuntary or coerced sterilisation of people with disabilities in Australia (February 2013)

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Last reviewed
31 July 2017
Last updated
31 July 2017

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