Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers, Jan McLucas, has launched a long-term strategy for improving the lives of Australians with disability and their caring families.
The strategy is a 10-year plan which addresses issues such as healthcare, housing, transport and education.
Senator McLucas says, “The National Disability Strategy provides the framework for change. We will continue to work with people with disability, their families and carers, and the disability services sector, to deliver changes that will improve people’s lives.”
The strategy features a number of initiatives to increase opportunities for people with disability and their carers, including: