Submissions & Consultations

General issues around the implementation and performance of the NDIS

The committee is calling for submissions and information from participants, their carers and family members, as well as service providers and registered plan management providers on the implementation and operation of the NDIS. The committee wants to understand the process that people with disability go through to become Scheme participants, and how they have received and used their package of supports.

Third Review of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards) now open

Closing date: November 30, 2018

Part 34 of the Transport Standards requires the Minister, in consultation with the Attorney-General, to review the efficiency and effectiveness of these Standards within 5 years after they take effect; and carry out a subsequent review every 5 years after the initial review. Previous reviews were conducted in 2007 and 2012.

National Arts and Disability Strategy

Closing date: December 3, 2018

Tell your story about arts and disability by completing a survey. Your stories and ideas will inform a renewed National Arts and Disability Strategy.

Accessible Housing Project Options Paper

Closing date: November 30, 2018

The Accessible Housing Options Paper has been developed to provide a preliminary menu of options and costings on the possible inclusion of a minimum accessibility standard for housing in the National Construction Code. Community and industry input is being sought to refine the details of the objectives, options and terminology that will be considered in a formal Regulatory Impact Statement.