The Committee is holding two public hearings. The first on 23 May, and the second on 30 May. The Committee will hear from a range of groups who made written submissions to the Inquiry. View schedule of appearances (PDF,106KB).
For further information about the inquiry please contact the Committee Secretary, Kate Harkins on (02) 6207 0524 or at email@example.com.
The Committee notes that the:
(a) employment rate of people with disability in the ACT Public Service is 2.2 percent as at June 2016;
(b) Australian Human Rights Commission report, Willing to Work: National Inquiry into Employment Discrimination Against Older Australians and Australians with Disability found the ACT to be the only jurisdiction with an increase in the employment of people with disability over the 2013-15 period; and
(c) ACT Government’s new Office for Disability and Disability Reference Group has been established to provide strategic policy advice on disability issues.
As such, the Committee undertakes to inquire into and report on the employment of people with disabilities, with particular reference to:
The Committee will report back to the Legislative Assembly before the last sitting day of 2017.
|Terms of reference||PDF (66.7 KB)|
The Committee is currently receiving public submissions. You can make a submission before 26 April 2017. Submissions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that submissions will be made publically available, unless otherwise indicated. For any other information, please contact the Committee Secretary.
|Submission 01 Rohan Goyne||PDF (68.1 KB)|
|Submission 02 Penny Leemhuis||PDF (94.8 KB)|
|Submission 03 ACT Government||PDF (795.7 KB)|
|Submission 04 Lauren Brand||PDF (263.1 KB)|
|Submission 05 JACS||PDF (122.8 KB)|
|Submission 05a JACS Attachment A||PDF (1.4 MB)|
|Submission 05b JACS Attachment B||PDF (476.1 KB)|
|Submission 06 Enabled Employment||PDF (1.0 MB)|
|Submission 07 Justin Le Couteur||PDF (128.9 KB)|
|Submission 07a Justin Le Couteur - Addendum||PDF (74.0 KB)|
|Submission 08 Canberra Community Law||PDF (361.7 KB)|
|Submission 09 Volunteering and Contact ACT||PDF (292.5 KB)|
|Submission 10 Speaking Out for Autism Spectrum Disorders (SOfASD)||PDF (302.8 KB)|
|Submission 11 ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service (ADACAS)||PDF (723.4 KB)|
|Submission 12 Kerry Snell||PDF (46.7 KB)|
|Submission 13 RSI and Overuse Injury Association of the ACT||PDF (97.8 KB)|
|Submission 14 Australian Network on Disability||PDF (130.5 KB)|
|Submission 15 People with Disabilitie||PDF (568.4 KB)|
|Submission 16 ACT Mental Health Consumer Network||PDF (474.9 KB)|
|Submission 17 ACTCOSS||PDF (541.1 KB)|
|Submission 18 National Disability Services||PDF (477.3 KB)|
|Submission 19 Shannon Read||PDF (87.2 KB)|
View hearings transcripts.
|Public hearings schedule - 23 and 30 May 2017||PDF (106.2 KB)||Word (214.5 KB)|
|Answer to QToN - ACT Government||PDF (184.7 KB)|
|Answer to QToN - ACT Government - Attachment A||PDF (5.4 MB)|
|Answer to QToN - ACT Government - Attachment B||PDF (4.2 MB)|
|Answer to QToN - ACT Mental Health Consumer Network||PDF (466.9 KB)|
|Answer to QToN - ADACAS||PDF (42.2 KB)|
|Report No 2 - Inquiry into the Employment of People with Disabilities||PDF (511.3 KB)||Word (2.0 MB)|