NSW Government Submission to the Disability Royal Commission

In December 2022, the NSW Government provided a whole of government submission to the Disability Royal Commission. This submission talks about what the NSW Government is doing to make mainstream service systems more accessible and inclusive for the state’s more than 1.3 million people with disability. The submission covers some of the major recent reforms taking place in NSW that are improving rights recognition and service provision for people with disability.

Topics covered in the submission include:

  • Data on disability in NSW
  • Key reforms shaping inclusion in NSW
  • Legislative and policy frameworks for inclusion
  • Protecting and promoting rights
  • Culturally safe and inclusive child and family services
  • Diversion and access to justice
  • Safety and security for women and girls with disability
  • Health services and strategies
  • Inclusive education for children and young people with disability

Read the full Disability Royal Commission submission here. (PDF, 3.0 MB)

The submission is also available in Easy Read and accessible PDF.

Last updated:

03 Apr 2023

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