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Disability Strategy

Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021–2031 (the Strategy) is a national framework that all governments in Australia have signed up to. It sets out a plan for continuing to improve the lives of people with disability in Australia over the next ten years. The Strategy replaces and builds on the first National Disability Strategy 2010–2020 .

Australia’s Disability Strategy

Disability and Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031


How we consulted on the development of Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031


Reviews and evidence that informed Australia’s Disability Strategy 2021-2031

National Disability Strategy 2010-2020

Information about the previous Strategy


How to contact Australia’s Disability Strategy Branch

Australia's Disability Strategy 2021-2031 - Creating an inclusive community together

For more information on disability visit the Disability Gateway and Australia’s Disability Strategy Hub

disAbility e-news


disAbility e-news is a regular sector update to keep you informed about DSS disability issues and can be forwarded to any other interested readers.

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