Down Syndrome NSW plays a key role in advocating for systemic change, through a variety of submissions, government relations and lobbying on key issues.
Here you can find our policy, advocacy, CEO commentary, In brief, and submissions on key policy consultations and issues affecting our members.
CEO Commentary – Many Lifeboats In The Ocean: Federal Budget 2023-24
In Brief – Many Lifeboats In The Ocean: Federal Budget 2023-24
In Brief – Better Together: NSW Minister for Disability Inclusion Stakeholder Meeting
CEO Commentary – Data is Power: For All NDDA
In Brief – Down Syndrome NSW Welcomes New NSW Government Ministry
In Brief – Pre Budget Announcement to Reboot the NDIS
In Brief – The Power of Representation: Mattel releases Barbie Doll with Down Syndrome
CEO Commentary – Ten Years Into the NDIS: Here to Stay, Albeit Lost Its Way
The transcript is now available from the recent Joint Standing Committee Inquiry into the Capability and Culture of the NDIS, on Friday 4 November at which I proudly presented on behalf of our members. It is essential that the voices of people with Down syndrome, their families and carers are heard on these important topics. The Committee also acknowledged this need and commended us for our passion, articulation and recommendations.
Strengthening Provider Governance in Supporting an inclusive, vibrant and diverse aged care system in Australia. Submission on the Aged Care on Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Governance and Reporting for Approved Providers) Principles 2022.
Submission on the Draft National Disability Advocacy Framework: Ensuring a strong voice for all people with Down syndrome, their families and carers
Department of Social Services