On the 15 March 2011, People with Disability Australia (PWDA) launched their 2011 NSW State Election Platform.

This Election Platform highlighted six key issue areas in disability reform:

  • Making Rights Real – Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)
  • An End to Institutions – Creating a non-segregated society
  • Boarding House Reform – Promoting contemporary standards for accommodation and resident outcomes
  • Violence against people with disability – Preventing and responding to abuse & neglect
  • Self-Directed Support – Gaining control of our lives and our supports
  • Safeguards for People with Disability – Disability Services Commissioner and Office of Public Advocate

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