Ask a policy expert: why is it so hard to get on the disability support pension?

Sydney Policy Lab says: We looked into it and discovered that changes to the system over two decades had tightened the DSP eligibility and assessment conditions to such a degree that the system is now severely restricting eligibility requirements. Below we set out how Australia has reached this point and what it means for those people in Nijole’s position.

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Nijole Naujokas and Sydney Policy Lab

The Guardian

Date published:
Tue 7th May, 2019