Is Life Getting Better or Worse for People with Disabilities?

The strategy set out six areas of policy action and promised that a high-level report would be produced every two years “to track progress for people with disability at a national level” in each of these areas. Unbelievably, this reporting has not occurred.

Without data, it is not possible to know whether initiatives such as the National Disability Strategy are really making a positive difference to people’s lives.

Will watch with interest as a new monitoring framework and indicators are being developed to report baseline data and track change over time.

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