A NSW free from poverty and inequality


Briefing paper: Regional Consultations

We've prepared a briefing paper to set the stage for our upcoming regional visits and kickstart the conversation with our members about their priorities for the 2019 NSW state election.

Download the regional consultation briefing paper



Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs Inquiry into the National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012

This submission has been prepared with a view to balancing the transitional nature of the Bill, developing an understanding of how best to meet the needs of people with disability under the scheme and providing certainty and sustainability of approach into the future.

Submission on the Draft National Disability Insurance Scheme Bill 2012

This submission focuses on how the draft Bill is likely to affect people with disability who have lower support needs who, at present, are accessing support through the CCSP in NSW.


Submission to the National Disability Insurance Scheme Rules

This submission builds on previous submissions to the NDIS from the NSW Disability Network Forum, particularly the response to the Rules Discussion Paper.

Submission to the review of the exercise of the functions of the Lifetime Care and Support Authority

NCOSS consulted the Assistive Technology Community Alliance NSW and the NSW Disability Network Forum to gather information to develop this response to the review.

Submission to Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws

NCOSS draws on its networks and previous submissions to provide feedback to this consultation, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws' by the Australian Law Reform Commission. This submission provides a list of relevant issues with short explanations for further investigation by the ALRC.

Submission to the NDIA Towards Solutions for Assistive Technology Discussion Paper

This submission outlines concerns that a focus on making savings in some areas may result in costs being down-streamed to consumers and potentially impacting on the quality of service experienced by people accessing assistive technology.

IPART Review of Taxi Fares in NSW

While NCOSS does not take a position on the technical aspects of the way in which taxi fares are calculated, this submission highlights the social impacts associated with increased taxi fares.

IPART Review of fares for Sydney Ferries' services from January 2013

This submission assesses the case to increase ferry fares from an equity perspective, focusing on the principles and data that will inform decisions around the sharing of efficient costs between passengers and taxpayers.

Response to the NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan Discussion Paper

This submission focuses on the Plan's objective to ensure all people have equity of access to services and to social, educational and economic opportunities.

Review of fares for CityRail services from January 2013

This submission looks at the proposed approach to determining fares to make sure it gives adequate consideration to social and environmental impacts.

Response to Review of the NSW Mobility Parking Scheme Discussion Paper

This submission argues any changes to the scheme should be made for the purpose of continuing to improve the social inclusion and participation of people with mobility disabilities.

IPART Review of Rural and Regional Bus Fares 2012

This submission provides general comments on the process used to determine rural and regional bus fares, followed by specific responses to a number of the questions raised in IPART's discussion paper

Response to the Transport for NSW: Disability Action Plan

The Submission comments on the draft Disability Action Plan and makes recommendations to develop a transport system that is better able to meet the mobility needs of people with disability.

Response to the Review of NSW Passenger Transport Legislation

This submission makes recommendations to help ensure changes to the legislation will support a system that is better able to address transport disadvantage through the delivery of more flexible services and a fully integrated system that spans all levels of transport.

Response to the Draft NSW Long Term Transport Master Plan

This submission comments on strengthening the Government's ability to achieve its stated objective of reducing social disadvantage through the draft plan.

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