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Welcome to our new members:

Date:7 August 2017

James Davies, Justin Mortley, Justine Colyer and Nita Spedding joined the Council in June 2017.

The Minister for Disability Services invites interested people to nominate for membership of the Ministerial Advisory Council on Disability

Date:12 May 2017

The 14 member Ministerial Advisory Council on Disability provides independent advice to the Minister for Disability Services on a range of issues affecting West Australians with disability, their families and carers. The Council is comprised of people with disability, family members and/or carers, advocates, service providers and others with knowledge and expertise of disability. Council members are appointed by WA Cabinet.

Council members work to produce quality researched information and advice for the Minister for Disability Services. Ideally, members have personal and/or professional networks which may alert them to emerging issues and assist them with consultation and research.

People who have skills, knowledge or experience of disability are invited to nominate for membership of the Council.

From this application process, a pool of applicants will be retained on file for possible recruitment over the next two years.

For an application package [DOC 69 KB] [PDF 75 KB] and further information about the Council or contact Council Executive Support Officer, Peta Kenworthy on:

Email: advisory@dsc.wa.gov.au

24 hour telephone voicemail service: (08) 9426 9269

Freecall for country callers: 1800 629 269

Applications close 5pm Friday 02 June 2017

NDIS in WA Community Engagement

Date:24 June 2016

From June to September 2016, the Ministerial Advisory Council on Disability (MACD) ran a community engagement process to get your feedback on how the National Disability Insurance Scheme should operate in Western Australia in the future.

The MACD thanks each and every person from across this State who contributed to the community engagement process.

The surveys for each Discussion Paper have now closed although the papers are still available on the website for information. Other information about the community engagement process is also still on the website. NDIS in WA Community Engagement

The MACD is now reviewing all the input, along with the feedback from previous consultations, to develop a final report for the Minister.

You are welcome to continue to provide your views on issues that affect people with disability, their families and carers in this State as the MACD is always interested in receiving people's feedback.

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