PDCN Submissions, Responses and Reports

The Physical Disability Council of NSW appreciates the opportunity to consider, and make comment on Government and organisational papers. All PDCN submissions are available here.

Alternative formats of submissions and responses

If you require a copy of one of our submissions and responses in a Word .doc format please call us on 02 9552 1606, or email us on admin@pdcnsw.org.au

  • 2018 Submissions
  • 2017 Submissions
  • 2016 Submissions
  • 2015 Submissions
  • 2014 Submissions
  • 2013 Submissions

Parliament of NSW: Inquiry into the implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme and the provision of disability services in New South Wales (August 2018)

August 2018

 

Department of Social Services: Supported School Transport and Transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme

July 2018 

 

UNSW Social Policy Research Centre: National Disability Strategy Review

July 2018 

 

KPMG (on behalf of the Department of Social Services): Specialist Disability Accommodation Pricing and Payments Framework Review

June 2018 

 

City of Sydney: Social Sustainability Policy and Action Plan

May 2018 

 

Parliament of Australia: Senate standing committee on rural and regional affairs and transport: the need for regulation of mobility scooters, also known as motorised wheelchairs

March 2018 

 

Submission for Department of Social Services Ensuring a strong future for supported employment

March 2018 

 

NSW Law Reform Commission: Review of the Guardianship Act 1987 draft proposals

February 2018 

 

Submission regarding application for an exemption under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth): Birchgrove Ferry

February 2018 

 

Submission for icare Lifetime Care Review of the Lifetime Care and Support Guidelines

January 2018 
 

 

Review of the NSW iVote Internet and Telephone Voting System. Submission for Roger Wilkins AO and the NSW Electoral Commission

December 2017 

 

Transport for NSW: Transport Disability Incentives and Subsidy Review discussion Paper 

November 2017 

 

Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal: Issues Paper: Review of Taxi Fares in NSW and Taxi Licences Outside Sydney from July 2018

October 2017 

 

Submission for the Department of Premier and Cabinet Draft Electoral Bill 2017

September 2017 

 

Submission for the Transport for NSW Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017 – 2021 Consultation Draft

September 2017 

 

Submission for joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme – Transitional arrangements for the NDIS 

August 2017 

 

Submission for the City of Sydney – Review of the Draft Inclusion (Disability) Action Plan 2017 – 2021  

June 2017

 

Submission for the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs – Delivery of Outcomes Under the National Disability Strategy 2010 – 2010 to build accessible and inclusive communities 

April 2017 

 

March 2017 

Review of the NSW Guardianship Act 1987

October 2016 

 

Proposal for Change to the National Construction Code to provide accessibility in housing – Letter to the Minister for Planning

June 2016 

 

Submission to the Department of Social Services
Review of the National Disability Advocacy Program

June 2016 

 

Submission for the NDIA: Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Commissioning Framework – Consultation Draft

April 2016 

 

Submission for the NSW Department of Fair Trading. Statutory review of the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (NSW)

January 2016 

 
Submission for NSW Government, Department of Fair Trading. Review of Residential Tenancies Act 2010. Prepared by Physical Disability Council of NSW (PDCN). For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)

 

Submission for Australian Government. Department of Social Services. Review of National Advocacy Framework.

July 2015

Submission for Australian Government. Department of Social Services. Review of National Advocacy Framework. Prepared by Physical Disability Council of NSW (PDCN). For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission for Australian Government Department of Industry and Science Review of Disability (Access to Premises – Building) Standards 2010.

June 2015
 
Submission prepared by PDCN for Australian Government Department of Industry and Science Review of Disability (Access to Premises – Building) Standards 2010. For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)
 Submission prepared by PDCN for the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Information, Linkages and Capacity Building policy Framework Discussion Paper.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)

Submission for National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Proposal for National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguarding Framework Consultation Paper.

March 2015

Submission prepared for the National Insurance Agency (NDIA) Proposal for National Disability Insurance Scheme Quality and Safeguarding Framework Consultation Paper. For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission for the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Adequacy of existing residential care arrangements available for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in Australia

 February 2015

Submission prepared for Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Adequacy of existing residential care arrangements available for young people with severe physical, mental or intellectual disabilities in Australia by the Physical Disability Council of NSW. For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).

Submission on the Epping to Chatswood Temporary Transport Plan as part of the North West Rail 

November 2014

Submission Prepared for Transport NSW by the Physical Disability Council of NSW. For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the Review of Fees for the NSW Trustee and Guardian

Submission prepared by Disability Network Forum for the NSW Trustee and Guardian. PDCN is a member organisation.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission on the City of Sydney, Creative City: Draft Cultural Policy and Action Plan 2014-2024

June 2014

Prepared for the City of Sydney, by The Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission on the Australian Law Reform Commission – Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (Discussion Paper)

June 2014

Prepared for the Australian Law Reform Commission, by The Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission on the National Disability Workforce Strategy

June 2014

Response prepared by The Physical Disability Council of NSW for the National Disability Service. For the full Document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission on the City of Sydney’s Sydney New Year’s Eve Inclusion (Disability) Action Plan

May 2014

Response prepared by The Physical Disability Council of NSW for City of Sydney Council.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission on the City of Sydney Draft Inclusion (Disability) Action Plan 2014-17

March 2014

Feedback prepared for City of Sydney by the Physical Disability Council of NSW. For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


 Submission on the NSW Disability Inclusion Bill Submission 2014

February 2014

Prepared for Department of Family and Community Services. Ageing Disability and Home Care by The Physical Disability Council of NSW. For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission on the 12th Review of the NSW Accident Authority

January 2014

Prepared for The Law and Justice Committee NSW Parliament by The Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the Australian Law Reform Commission – Equality, Capacity & Disability in Commonwealth Laws

January 2014

Prepared for the Australian Law Reform Commission, by The Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the National Disability Insurance Agency Draft Strategic Plan 2013-2016 PDCN Comment

January 2014

Prepared for the National Disability Insurance Agency by The Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).

Submission on the Lifetime Care and Support Authority Review of Advisory Board

November 2013

Prepared for the Legislative Council, by the Physical Disability Council of NSW. For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission on the Directions Report: Emergency Egress for all Occupants 2013

November 2013

Prepared for the Australian Building Code Board by the Physical Disability Council of NSW. For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission on the Roads & Maritime Services Warning and Directional- TGSIs

September 2013

Prepared for the NSW Government – NSW Roads and Maritime Services, by the Physical Disability Council of NSW. For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission on the City of Sydney Draft Public Toilet Strategy 2013

September 2013

Prepared by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Submission on the Draft Paper Consumers, the Health System and Health Literacy: Taking Action to Improve Safety and Quality

September 2013

Prepared for Australian Commission on safety and quality in health care by The Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the Review of the Issue Paper – Access to Justice to the Criminal Justice System For People With Disability

July 2013

Prepared for the Australian Human Rights Commission by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file)


Review of the Footwear and Orthotic Guidelines Enable NSW

July 2013

Prepared for the NSW Government -Department of Health – Enable NSW by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document,please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on The City of Sydney Neighbourhood Parking Policy Draft for Discussion

July 2013

Comment prepared by The Physical Disability Council of NSW for The City of Sydney. For the full document, please click here.


Submission on the Review of the White Paper – A New Planning System for NSW

June 2013

Prepared for the NSW Government – NSW Planning and Infrastructure. Prepared by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the Draft Metropolitan Strategy for Sydney

June 2013

Prepared for the NSW Government – NSW Planning and Infrastructure. Prepared by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on Reducing the Risk of Restrictive Practices in the Disability Service Sector

June 2013

Prepared for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.  Prepared by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the Review of the Creative City: Cultural Policy Discussion Paper

May 2013

Prepared for the City of Sydney.  Prepared by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on Living Longer Living Better: Aged Care Reform in Action

May 2013

Prepared for the Australian Government – Department of Health and Ageing. Prepared by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the Review of the DDA Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport

April 2013

Prepared  for the Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure and Transport, and Attorney –  General’s Department.  Prepared by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the Review of the Draft Service Charter

April 2013

Prepared for the NSW Government -Ageing, Disability and Home Care.  Prepared by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the Review of the Draft Boarding House Regulations 2013

March 2013

Prepared for the NSW Government – Ageing, Disability and Home Care- by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the Disability Services Act

February 2013

Prepared for the NSW Department of Family and Community Services Ageing, Disability and Home Care Development of New Disability Legislation February 2013.  Prepared by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full submission, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on Improving the Employment Participation of People with Disability in Australia

February 2013

Response to the Commonwealth Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.  Prepared by the Physical Disability Council of NSW.  For the full submission, please click here (pdf. file).


Submission on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012

January 2013

Submission to Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia – House of Representatives. For the full document, please click here (pdf. file).