Federal Election 2019 – Major Political Parties’ Disability Policy Proposals

In the lead up to the Federal Election, all major political parties have shared their disability policy proposals.

To help you know more about what the Liberal Party, Labour Party and the Greens plan to do for people with disability, Disabled People’s Organisation Australia (DPOA) has listed down their proposals below.

To read the Liberal Party’s proposal, click here.

To know more about the Labour Party’s plan for people with disability, go here.

The Greens have also published their proposal.

For a detailed breakdown and analysis of the measures proposed, have a look at this fact sheet from People with Disability Australia.

Disabled People’s Organisations Australia

Disabled People’s Organisations Australia (DPO Australia) is an alliance of four national DPOs. DPOs are organisations that are led by and constituted of people with disability. The key purpose of the DPO Australia is to promote, protect and advance the human rights and freedoms of people with disability in Australia by working collaboratively on areas of shared interests, purposes and strategic priorities and opportunities. DPO Australia is made up of four national population specific and cross-disability DPOs that have been funded by the Australian Government to represent the views of people with disability and provide advice to Government/s and other stakeholders. The four DPO Australia members are First People’s Disability Network; People with Disability Australia; National Ethnic Disability Alliance and Women With Disabilities Australia.

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