Disability Material

MacKillop Family Services made a number of policy contributions during the development of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

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We have continued to lobby to ensure that vulnerable families, children and carers, are fully supported under the new scheme.

MacKillop has also contributed to the development of national standards for disability services.

Inquiry into adequacy of residential care arrangements available for young people with disabilities (2015)

This submission was prepared in response to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs inquiry into the adequacy of existing residential care arrangements available for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in Australia in 2015.  Read more

Inquiry into Social Inclusion and Victorians with a Disability (2014)

MacKillop's submission to the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into Social Inclusion and Victorians with a Disability.  Read more

Pathways to Inclusion for Children and Young People with a Disability (2011)

This paper was presented at the IFCW World Forum for Child Welfare Conference on innovative recreation programs designed to include children with disabilities.  Read more

Consultation on Draft National Standards for Disability Services (2012)

MacKillop's submission to the development of national standards for disability services.  Read more