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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 from the last 18 months are available on this page. If you would like to view a submission that is more than 18 months old please visit our Submissions Archive page.

We endeavour to make submissions available in PDF and Word format. If you require a copy of one of our older submissions or responses in a Word document format and cannot see it here please call us on 02 9552 1606, or email us on admin@pdcnsw.org.au.

National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Participant Service Guarantee and Other Measures) Bill 2021

October 2021
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Joint Submission to the Australian Energy Regulator’s Developing the Better Bills Guideline

September 2021
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Submission to the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry – Options to Improve Access to Existing and Alternate Accommodation to Address the Social Housing Shortage

August 2021
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Public Comment Draft on the National Construction Code – Endorsement of the Submission on Behalf of the Australian Network for Universal Housing Design (ANUHD)

July 2021
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Submission to the Disability Royal Commission Issues Paper – Promoting Inclusion

July 2021
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Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Purpose, Intent and Adequacy of the Disability Support Pension

June 2021
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Submission to the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Amendment (Plastics Reduction) Bill 2021

May 2021
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Submission to Review of Disability (Access to Premises) Standards 2010

April 2021
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Response to the Reform of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport Regulation Impact Statement

April 2021
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Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the NDIS Inquiry into Independent Assessments

March 2021
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Submission to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Income Support) Bill 2021

March 2021
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NDIS Access and Eligibility Policy with Independent Assessments

February 2021
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Submission on the Persons with Disability (Regulation of Restrictive Practices) Bill 2021

February 2021
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NSW State Budget Submission 2021 – 2022

February 2021
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Federal Budget Submission 2021 – 2022

January 2021
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Submission to the AEMC’s National Energy Retail Amendment (Maintaining Life Support Customer Registration When Switching) Rule

Joint submission with PIAC and other organisations
January 2021
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Improving Outcomes for People with Disability Under the NDS and the NDIS

December 2020
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Submission to the Review of the NSW Disability Inclusion Plan

December 2020
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Submission to the Review of the (Access to Premises) Standards 2011

November 2020
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Submission for the review of the National Disability Strategy

October 2020
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Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission on the Australasian Railway Association Application for Temporary Exemptions to the Disability Standards for Accessibility

September 2020
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Submission in Response to the Proposal to Include Minimum Standards for Housing in the National Construction Code

August 2020
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Submission to the NSW Government Discussion Paper – A Housing Strategy for NSW

July 2020
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Submission to the Disability Royal Commission Issues Paper – Emergency Planning and Response

July 2020
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Submission to Transport for NSW Point to Point Transport Independent Review

May 2020
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Submission to the NSW Department of Communities and Justice Statutory Review of the Disability Inclusion Act 2014

March 2020
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