Disability Policy

The Child Protection Party is committed to social inclusion and access to the benefits of our first world country for all Australians. We suggest that the 18% of South Australians living with a disability should have:

  • Opportunity to participate in the formulation of policies for disability services and funding, coupled with choice and flexibility in service providers.
  • Access to regular and reliable transport services with ‘accessible to all’ buses and trains, and audio devices for vision-impaired passengers.
  • Appropriate mobility aids that are ‘fit for purpose’ such as modified wheelchairs for poorly constructed surfaces and rough dirt tracks in remote areas.
  • Equivalent opportunity in employment, education and training with a focus on potential and ability rather than disability.
  • Opportunity to complete exams and assessments with appropriate well-researched adjustments to optimise outcomes.
  • Protection against discrimination and exploitation and access to legal representation as needed.
  • Acknowledgement of their valuable contribution to society, and public awareness programs to encourage a better understanding of the diverse range of visible and non-visible disabilities.

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