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We have been campaigning this week against proposed cuts of social security and childcare that was suggested by used to fund the NDIS. PWDA, as part of DPO Australia, put out a media release arguing against this link.

Therese Sands, Director, DPO Australia. said “we are shocked and troubled about this announcement from Treasurer Scott Morrison that once again links cuts to social security with funding for the NDIS.”therese sands

“We have stated clearly, including in our pre-budget submission, that we reject any ties to funding the NDIS by cutting social security. We strongly reject measures that would seek to fill any perceived or potential shortfall in NDIS funding through a shift in revenue from other human services. ”

Read the full media release here.

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