Media Release: We call on this Parliament to deliver secure, sustainable and sufficient funding for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Many small wooden cubes, with letters on them, in piles, with ones that spell 'funding' in a row at the centre.To cement the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) as a universal system for all Australians, sufficient and sustainable funding must be secured now, while there is strong bipartisan commitment.

The NDIS must not become a ‘political football’.

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A Joint Statement by Disabled People’s Organisations Australia, Australian Federation of Disability Organisations, and the Australian Council of Social Service

The NSW Budget was delivered yesterday and was disappointing for people with disability across the state.Photo of a pen, resting on papers with pictures of graphs and finances and saying 'Budget'. There are objects like pie and bar graphs next to the pen.

Despite a record surplus, the NSW Government is reducing spending on people with disability, as the NDIS rolls out and the NSW disability budgets are reduced.

This means that people with disability, who do not receive an NDIS package, will no longer have any support.
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Matthew Bowden at ALP announcement of Royal CommissionMedia release: Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia) welcomes today’s announcement by the Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, the Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services Jenny Macklin, and the Shadow Minister for Disability and Carers, Carol Brown, that the Australian Labor Party (ALP) supports our campaign for a Royal Commission into violence against people with disability.

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