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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Premier's Disability Advisory Council

About the Premier's Disability Advisory Council (PDAC)

The Premier's Disability Advisory Council (PDAC) was established in 2007. Its primary purpose is to assist the Premier and Government to implement the Disability Framework for Action 2013-2017.

PDAC works with Government and the broader community to promote the inclusion and participation of people with disability in community life.

View the Terms of Reference

PDAC Membership

PDAC is chaired by the Premier and includes the Minister for Human Services as a permanent member. Other Ministers may assist on matters relevant to their portfolio.

PDAC also has a Community Chair and Deputy Community Chair who conduct out-of-session meetings. The Chair of the Minister’s Disability Advisory Council is an ex-oficio member of PDAC.

Find out more about PDAC Members.

Report on Implementation of the Disability Framework for Action

PDAC produces an annual report to the Premier and Cabinet on how each Tasmanian Government department has implemented their individual Disability Action Plans under the Disability Framework for Action (DFA). The report reviews work that has been done to date by departments, and makes recommendations for future work.

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PDAC's reporting role will continue for the third DFA, Accessible Island: Tasmania's Disability Framework for Action 2018-2021.