Friday, August 12 2011
"Giving people with disability and their carers control and choice over the services they use...."
Ai-Media welcomes the emphasis on individual empowerment contained in the national disability reform agenda announced by the Federal Government, and supported by the Federal Opposition.
“Giving people with disability and their carers control and choice over the services they use will be an enormous improvement in people’s lives, as part of a wider disability reform”, says Tony Abrahams, Ai-Media’s CEO.
“We congratulate the Federal Government on the initiatives it has announced to progress towards a new long term disability support system, and the Productivity Commission for its excellent report and vision for the future.”
Ai-Media has been a long-time advocate for financially sustainable disability reform and a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS