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NDIS Market in Queensland – Draft Report

QAI participated in the Queensland Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the operation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in Queensland. QAI raised concern about the human rights implications of suggested reforms to the rules regulating Restrictive...

NDS and NDIS Outcomes Frameworks

QAI considers that if the new National Disability Strategy (NDS) and the NDIS are to genuinely improve the lives of people with disability, there must be tangible changes that facilitate the self-determination of people with disability, and which ensures the...

Restrictive Practices

QAI considers the use of Restrictive Practices as an infringement of the fundamental human rights of people with disability. Despite being cited as necessary to ensure safety, the use of Restrictive Practices often stems from prejudicial and discriminatory attitudes...

National Disability Strategy

QAI contributed towards the development of the new National Disability Strategy by providing a written submission in response to the Department of Social Service’s consultation paper. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word...

Disability Standards for Education

QAI provided a submission to the Department of Education, Skills and Employment’s 2020 Review of the Disability Standards for Education. Drawing upon our extensive experience of working with families who have children with disability in the education setting, we...

Inquiry into the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission

QAI made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s Quality and Safeguards Commission. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of...

Support Coordination

QAI made a submission to the National Disability Insurance Agency in response to the discussion paper on Support Coordination. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word version of submission  

Inquiry into the NDIS Market in Queensland

QAI made a submission to the Queensland Productivity Commission’s initial inquiry into the operation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Queensland. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word version of submission...

Worker Screening Amendment Bill 2020

QAI made a submission in response to the Disability Services and Other Legislation (Worker Screening) Amendment Bill 2020. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word version of submission  

Penalties for Assaults on Public Officers

QAI made a submission to the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council’s inquiry into penalties for assaults on public officers. This submission focuses on the following discrete issues: The relevance of the employment of the victim to the perceived gravity, and...

Group Homes

QAI made a submission to the Disability Royal Commission in response to the Group homes issues paper. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word version of submission  

Emergency Planning and Response

QAI made a submission to the Disability Royal Commission in response to the Emergency Planning and Response issues paper. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word version of submission  

Impact of COVID-19 Restrictions

QAI made a submission to the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19 in relation to the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on people with disability in Queensland. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word version of submission  

Inquiry into NDIS Workforce

QAI made a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s (NDIS) inquiry into the NDIS Workforce. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word version of submission  

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

QAI made a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs regarding effective approaches to prevention, diagnosis and support for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word...

Inclusive Education

QAI made a submission to the Disability Royal Commission in response to the Education and learning issues paper. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word version of submission  

Priorities for Federal Discrimination Law Reform

QAI made a submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission regarding proposed reforms to federal discrimination laws. You can read the full submission at the links below: PDF version of submission Word version of submission