Submissions & Consultations

Victorian State disability plan 2021-2024 consultation

Closing date: April 30, 2021

Victoria has a proud history of championing the inclusion and rights of people with disability. The Victorian Government wants the next state disability plan to continue to create more opportunities for people with disability and to drive lasting positive change. Consultation is now open for the 2021-24 State Disability Plan.

Participant First: Help shape the NDIS

The Participant First Initiative Is an opportunity for NDIS participants, their nominees, their carers or people with disability who are not NDIS participants to help shape and reform the NDIS. The NDIA want to hear from you about the best ways to improve their approach and to Help improve their policies, services, templates and more.

Promoting Inclusion Issues Paper

Closing date: April 21, 2021

In this  issues paper on Promoting Inclusion, the Disability Royal Commission is asking the public to share their views about what an inclusive society looks like, the barriers to inclusion, how we can become a more inclusive society, and how inclusion might prevent violence. The issues paper asks 9 questions to help people and organisations to provide responses.  

Reform of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport: – Consultation now open

Closing date: April 23, 2021

On February 12 2021, the Department published the Reform of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport: Consultation Regulation Impact Statement  The Consultation RIS includes regulatory and non-regulatory reform options for 16 areas of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002. Your feedback will determine whether the proposed reform options will improve public transport accessibility for people with disability and whether they will enhance the public transport experience for all Australians. Forums will be held over two weeks commencing 12 April 2021 to support public participation.

People with disability in employment workshop series

Closing date: April 17, 2021

Throughout 2021 and 2022 AED will deliver a series of online training workshops to benefit people with a disability to assist them in building knowledge of their workplace rights, gaining self-advocacy skills, achieving confidence in exercising decision making and to connect with their peers.

Interventions for children on the autism spectrum consultation

Closing date: April 30, 2021

Feedback is now being sought on the most appropriate and best practice early childhood intervention supports for children on the autism spectrum, to be funded under the NDIS. The paper builds on work undertaken by the NDIA in 2016, as well as independent research commissioned by the NDIA from the Autism Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) released in November 2020, which provides a comprehensive review of existing evidence of early interventions available for children with autism.