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Disability Framework for Action 2018-2020

The Tasmanian Government is developing a new Disability Framework for Action for 2018-2020.

There are over 125,000 Tasmanians with disability. They are business people, employees, job seekers, students and volunteers. They are people who are active in sport, recreation and cultural activity.

The Disability Framework for Action 2018-2020 will set out what the Tasmanian Government will do to help make it possible for people with disability to participate equally in all aspects of community life.

In recent years we have achieved a lot to improve the quality of education, transport, housing, government services and employment opportunities for people with disability.

We want to know how we can work together with the Tasmanian community to build on this success.

We want to know what Tasmanians see as the priorities for making Tasmania a better place for people with disability.

More information

We have developed the following fact sheets to assist you in making your comments. Follow the links to read the fact sheets or download a pdf version. You will find Easy Read versions of these fact sheets below:

How to have your say

You can have your say by:

  • completing the on-line survey
  • attending one of our public consultation forums
  • sending us an e-mail
  • sending a response by post
  • calling our project team on the phone, or by
  • arranging to meet with us face-to-face

Any responses will need to be provided by 5pm, June 9, 2017.

You will find the On-line survey here: Link to Survey

The survey questions are also available here:  Survey Questions Sheet

Public consultation forums

You can attend one of the following public consultation forums:

Devonport

Wednesday 24 May  12:30am-2:00pm

Devonport LINC, 21 Oldaker St, Devonport

Burnie

Wednesday 24 May  4:00-5:30pm

Burnie LINC, 30 Alexander St, Burnie

Launceston

Thursday 25 May  2:00-3:30pm

Northern Children’s Network, 59D Amy Rd Newstead, Launceston

Thursday 25 May  5:30-7:00pm

Northern Children’s Network, 59D Amy Rd Newstead, Launceston

Hobart

Wednesday 7 June 2:00-3:30pm

Speakout Association of Tasmania, 83A Melville St, Hobart

Wednesday 7 June 5:30-7:00pm

Speakout Association of Tasmania, 83A Melville St, Hobart

To register for one of these events please contact us at disability@dpac.tas.gov.au or on 6232 7132.

All the venues are wheelchair accessible. If you need anything else so you can participate in this event, please indicate when you register for the event.

Responding

Email: disability@dpac.tas.gov.au

Post:

Disability Framework for Action 2018-2020
Communities Sport and Recreation
Department of Premier and Cabinet
GPO Box 123
HOBART   TAS   7001

Telephone: (03) 6232 7132

If you have a hearing or speech-language impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service:

Telephone typewriter (TTY) users phone 133 677 then ask for (03)6232 7132.

Speak and Listen users phone 1300 555 727 then ask for (03)6232 7132.

Internet relay users connect to the National Relay Service at www.relayservice.com.au then ask for (03)6232 7132.