Just seen in my inbox, I know a few members here who might be interested 🙂
- The ACT Government is updating its policy framework to improve outcomes and opportunities for Canberrans who have a disability. The policy will guide priority areas for disability policy and service delivery through to 2014.
Community conversation forums on the policy framework are open for all interested community members including people with disability, their families and carers, as well as community, business and government agencies.
Forums will be held at 12 noon; 1pm; 5pm and 6pm on the following dates:
— Tuesday 26 May – Hellenic Club, Woden
— Wednesday 27 May – Burns Club, Kambah
— Tuesday 2 June – Belconnen Library
— Wednesday 3 June – Ainslie Football Club
Submissions can also be made in writing, over the phone or through audio tape by 26 June 2009.
For more information and copies of the consultation document, contact:
T: Sam 6205 7199 or Fiona – 6207 5594
Information at: www.dhcs.act.gov.au/disability_act/sgg
Some of the priorities previously identified were:
I want the right support, right time, right place
I want to contribute to the community
I want to socialise and engage in the community
I want to know what I need to know
I want to tell my story once
I want a quality service system