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CYDA Submissions

An imperative part of the work of CYDA is to raise awareness of issues impacting on children and young people with disability and their families. It is not possible to achieve effective policy and practice for children and young people with disability unless governments and the community are informed of lived experiences of disability. A significant part of the work of CYDA involves providing submissions to federal government and other key stakeholders on issues relevant to children and young people with disability based on direct experiences.

Below are links to CYDA submissions. Hard copies of submissions can also be obtained by calling CYDA on 03 9417 1025.

2017 Submissions
2016 Submissions
2015 Submissions
2014 Submissions
2013 Submissions
2012 Submissions
2011 Submissions

 

2017 Submissions

Inquiry into the Medicare Levy Amendment NDIS Bill 2017 - September 2017 PDF Inquiry into the Medicare Levy Amendment NDIS Bill 2017 - September 2017 PDF (410 KB)

Inquiry into the Medicare Levy Amendment NDIS Bill 2017 - September 2017 WORD Inquiry into the Medicare Levy Amendment NDIS Bill 2017 - September 2017 WORD (31 KB)

Provision of Services under the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Approach - August 2017 PDF Provision of Services under the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Approach - August 2017 PDF (467 KB)

Provision of Services under the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Approach - August 2017 WORD Provision of Services under the NDIS Early Childhood Early Intervention Approach - August 2017 WORD (55 KB)

NDIS Amendment (Quality & Safeguards Commission & Other Measures) Bill 2017 -August 2017 PDF NDIS Amendment (Quality & Safeguards Commission & Other Measures) Bill 2017 -August 2017 PDF (28 KB)

NDIS Amendment (Quality & Safeguards Commission & Other Measures) Bill 2017 - August 2017 WO NDIS Amendment (Quality & Safeguards Commission & Other Measures) Bill 2017 - August 2017 WO (28 KB)

Social Services Legislation (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017 - August 2017 PDF Social Services Legislation (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017 - August 2017 PDF (369 KB)

Social Services Legislation (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017 - August 2017 WORD Social Services Legislation (Better Targeting Student Payments) Bill 2017 - August 2017 WORD (27 KB)

Inquiry into the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017 - May 2017 PDF Inquiry into the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017 - May 2017 PDF (94 KB)

Inquiry into the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017 - May 2017 WORD Inquiry into the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017 - May 2017 WORD (30 KB)

Productivity Commission Inquiry into National Disability Insurance Scheme Costs - April 2017 PDF Productivity Commission Inquiry into National Disability Insurance Scheme Costs - April 2017 PDF (694 KB)

Productivity Commission Inquiry into National Disability Insurance Scheme Costs - April 2017 WORD Productivity Commission Inquiry into National Disability Insurance Scheme Costs - April 2017 WORD (76 KB)

Victorian Education and Training Reform Regulations Review - March 2017 PDF Victorian Education and Training Reform Regulations Review - March 2017 PDF (467 KB)

Victorian Education and Training Reform Regulations Review - March 2017 WORD Victorian Education and Training Reform Regulations Review - March 2017 WORD (29 KB)

Inquiry into the Better Management of the Social Welfare System initiative - March 2017 PDF Inquiry into the Better Management of the Social Welfare System initiative - March 2017 PDF (555 KB)

Inquiry into the Better Management of the Social Welfare System initiative - March 2017 WORD Inquiry into the Better Management of the Social Welfare System initiative - March 2017 WORD (41 KB)

Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform Bill Inquiry - March 2017 PDF Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform Bill Inquiry - March 2017 PDF (578 KB)

Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform Bill Inquiry - March 2017 WORD Omnibus Savings and Child Care Reform Bill Inquiry - March 2017 WORD (49 KB)

Inquiry into Students with Disability in NSW Schools - February 2017 PDF Inquiry into Students with Disability in NSW Schools - February 2017 PDF (598 KB)

Inquiry into Students with Disability in NSW Schools - February 2017 WORD Inquiry into Students with Disability in NSW Schools - February 2017 WORD (73 KB)

Provision of Hearing Services Under the NDIS Inquiry - January 2017 PDF Provision of Hearing Services Under the NDIS Inquiry - January 2017 PDF (704 KB)

Provision of Hearing Services Under the NDIS Inquiry - January 2017 WORD Provision of Hearing Services Under the NDIS Inquiry - January 2017 WORD (29 KB)

 

2016 Submissions

Hearing Health and Wellbeing Inquiry - December 2016 PDF Hearing Health and Wellbeing Inquiry - December 2016 PDF (408 KB)

Hearing Health and Wellbeing Inquiry - December 2016 WORD Hearing Health and Wellbeing Inquiry - December 2016 WORD (32 KB)

Disability Employment Services Reform Consultation - December 2016 PDF Disability Employment Services Reform Consultation - December 2016 PDF (443 KB)

Disability Employment Services Reform Consultation - December 2016 WORD Disability Employment Services Reform Consultation - December 2016 WORD (39 KB)

Educational Opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students - November 2016 PDF Educational Opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students - November 2016 PDF (439 KB)

Educational Opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students - November 2016 WORD Educational Opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students - November 2016 WORD (38 KB)

Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016 - November 2016 PDF Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016 - November 2016 PDF (392 KB)

Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016 - November 2016 WORD Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare, Trial, Hire) Bill 2016 - November 2016 WORD (26 KB)

Auditor-General's Report 18 - Qualifying for the Disability Support Pension - November 2016 PDF Auditor-General's Report 18 - Qualifying for the Disability Support Pension - November 2016 PDF (432 KB)

Auditor-General's Report 18 - Qualifying for the Disability Support Pension - November 2016 WORD Auditor-General's Report 18 - Qualifying for the Disability Support Pension - November 2016 WORD (34 KB)

Transition Mobility Allowance to the NDIS Bill - November 2016 PDF Transition Mobility Allowance to the NDIS Bill - November 2016 PDF (408 KB)

Transition Mobility Allowance to the NDIS Bill - November 2016 WORD Transition Mobility Allowance to the NDIS Bill - November 2016 WORD (31 KB)

NDIS Savings Fund Special Account Bill - October 2016 PDF NDIS Savings Fund Special Account Bill - October 2016 PDF (380 KB)

NDIS Savings Fund Special Account Bill - October 2016 WORD NDIS Savings Fund Special Account Bill - October 2016 WORD (27 KB)

Victorian Inquiry into Ride Sourcing Services - August 2016 PDF Victorian Inquiry into Ride Sourcing Services - August 2016 PDF (531 KB)

Victorian Inquiry into Ride Sourcing Services - August 2016 WORD Victorian Inquiry into Ride Sourcing Services - August 2016 WORD (184 KB)

United Nations Special Rapporteur - Abuse of Students with Disability in Schools - July 2016 PDF United Nations Special Rapporteur - Abuse of Students with Disability in Schools - July 2016 PDF (616 KB)

United Nations Special Rapporteur - Abuse of Students with Disability in Schools - July 2016 WORD United Nations Special Rapporteur - Abuse of Students with Disability in Schools - July 2016 WORD (49 KB)

Victorian State Disability Plan 2017-2020 - July 2016 PDF Victorian State Disability Plan 2017-2020 - July 2016 PDF (434 KB)

Victorian State Disability Plan 2017-2020 - July 2016 WORD Victorian State Disability Plan 2017-2020 - July 2016 WORD (37 KB)

ACARA Consultation - Reporting of Students with Disability Data on My School - June 2016 PDF ACARA Consultation - Reporting of Students with Disability Data on My School - June 2016 PDF (641 KB)

ACARA Consultation - Reporting of Students with Disability Data on My School - June 2016 WORD ACARA Consultation - Reporting of Students with Disability Data on My School - June 2016 WORD (1780 KB)

Australian Human Rights Commission - OPCAT and Youth Justice Detention Centres - June 2016 PDF Australian Human Rights Commission - OPCAT and Youth Justice Detention Centres - June 2016 PDF (453 KB)

Australian Human Rights Commission - OPCAT and Youth Justice Detention Centres - June 2016 WORD Australian Human Rights Commission - OPCAT and Youth Justice Detention Centres - June 2016 WORD (44 KB)

Productivity Commission Inquiry into the National Education Evidence Base - June 2016 PDF Productivity Commission Inquiry into the National Education Evidence Base - June 2016 PDF (461 KB)

Productivity Commission Inquiry into the National Education Evidence Base - June 2016 WORD Productivity Commission Inquiry into the National Education Evidence Base - June 2016 WORD (50 KB)

Royal Commission Consultation Paper - Best Practice in Responding to Complaints - April 2016 PDF Royal Commission Consultation Paper - Best Practice in Responding to Complaints - April 2016 PDF (395 KB)

Royal Commission Consultation Paper - Best Practice in Responding to Complaints - April 2016 WORD Royal Commission Consultation Paper - Best Practice in Responding to Complaints - April 2016 WORD (31 KB)

Royal Commission Consultation Paper - Child Sexual Abuse in Out of Home Care - April 2016 PDF Royal Commission Consultation Paper - Child Sexual Abuse in Out of Home Care - April 2016 PDF (602 KB)

Royal Commission Consultation Paper - Child Sexual Abuse in Out of Home Care - April 2016 WORD Royal Commission Consultation Paper - Child Sexual Abuse in Out of Home Care - April 2016 WORD (56 KB)

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform) Bill - February 2016 PDF Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform) Bill - February 2016 PDF (412 KB)

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform) Bill - February 2016 WORD Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform) Bill - February 2016 WORD (35 KB)

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Measures) Bill - February 2016 PDF Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Measures) Bill - February 2016 PDF (959 KB)

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Measures) Bill - February 2016 WORD Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Measures) Bill - February 2016 WORD (160 KB)

Family Assistance Legislation (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015 - January 2016 PDF Family Assistance Legislation (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015 - January 2016 PDF (503 KB)

Family Assistance Legislation (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015 - January 2016 WORD Family Assistance Legislation (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Bill 2015 - January 2016 WORD (36 KB)

CRPD Draft General Comment on the Right to Inclusive Education - January 2016 PDF CRPD Draft General Comment on the Right to Inclusive Education - January 2016 PDF (370 KB)

CRPD Draft General Comment on the Right to Inclusive Education - January 2016 WORD CRPD Draft General Comment on the Right to Inclusive Education - January 2016 WORD (31 KB)


2015 Submissions

Australian Human Rights Commission Willing to Work Inquiry - December 2015 PDF Australian Human Rights Commission Willing to Work Inquiry - December 2015 PDF (530 KB)

Australian Human Rights Commission Willing to Work Inquiry - December 2015 WORD Australian Human Rights Commission Willing to Work Inquiry - December 2015 WORD (60 KB)

Royal Commission Issues Paper 10 - Support and Treatment Services - November 2015 PDF Royal Commission Issues Paper 10 - Support and Treatment Services - November 2015 PDF (202 KB)

Royal Commission Issues Paper 10 - Support and Treatment Services - November 2015 WORD Royal Commission Issues Paper 10 - Support and Treatment Services - November 2015 WORD (50 KB)

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Job Seeker Compliance) Bill - October 2015 PDF Social Security Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Job Seeker Compliance) Bill - October 2015 PDF (2060 KB)

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Job Seeker Compliance) Bill - October 2015 WORD Social Security Legislation Amendment (Strengthening Job Seeker Compliance) Bill - October 2015 WORD (24 KB)

NDIS Act Review - October 2015 PDF NDIS Act Review - October 2015 PDF (632 KB)

NDIS Act Review - October 2015 WORD NDIS Act Review - October 2015 WORD (44 KB)

Royal Commission Issues Paper 9 - Risk of child sexual abuse in schools - September 2015 PDF Royal Commission Issues Paper 9 - Risk of child sexual abuse in schools - September 2015 PDF (513 KB)

Royal Commission Issues Paper 9 - Risk of child sexual abuse in schools - September 2015 WORD Royal Commission Issues Paper 9 - Risk of child sexual abuse in schools - September 2015 WORD (24 KB)

Senate Inquiry into the Education of Students with Disability - August 2015 PDF Senate Inquiry into the Education of Students with Disability - August 2015 PDF (932 KB)

Senate Inquiry into the Education of Students with Disability - August 2015 WORD Senate Inquiry into the Education of Students with Disability - August 2015 WORD (167 KB)

Senate Inquiry into Violence, Abuse and Neglect Against People with Disability - July 2015 PDF Senate Inquiry into Violence, Abuse and Neglect Against People with Disability - July 2015 PDF (1204 KB)

Senate Inquiry into Violence, Abuse and Neglect Against People with Disability - July 2015 WORD Senate Inquiry into Violence, Abuse and Neglect Against People with Disability - July 2015 WORD (1803 KB)

Disability Standards for Education Review - June 2015 PDF Disability Standards for Education Review - June 2015 PDF (677 KB)

Disability Standards for Education Review - June 2015 WORD Disability Standards for Education Review - June 2015 WORD (120 KB)

Royal Commission Issues Paper 8 - Police and Prosecution Responses - June 2015 PDF Royal Commission Issues Paper 8 - Police and Prosecution Responses - June 2015 PDF (476 KB)

Royal Commission Issues Paper 8 - Police and Prosecution Responses - June 2015 WORD Royal Commission Issues Paper 8 - Police and Prosecution Responses - June 2015 WORD (44 KB)

NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework - May 2015 PDF NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework - May 2015 PDF (654 KB)

NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework - May 2015 WORD NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework - May 2015 WORD (61 KB)

National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children Third Action Plan - April 2015 PDF National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children Third Action Plan - April 2015 PDF (555 KB)

National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children Third Action Plan - April 2015 WORD National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children Third Action Plan - April 2015 WORD (48 KB)

CRC General Comments on the Rights of Adolescents - April 2015 PDF CRC General Comments on the Rights of Adolescents - April 2015 PDF (715 KB)

CRC General Comments on the Rights of Adolescents - April 2015 WORD CRC General Comments on the Rights of Adolescents - April 2015 WORD (53 KB)

CRPD General Discussion on the Right to Education for Persons with Disabilities - March 2015 PDF CRPD General Discussion on the Right to Education for Persons with Disabilities - March 2015 PDF (595 KB)

CRPD General Discussion on the Right to Education for Persons with Disabilities - March 2015 WORD CRPD General Discussion on the Right to Education for Persons with Disabilities - March 2015 WORD (35 KB)

NDIS Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Policy Framework - March 2015 PDF NDIS Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Policy Framework - March 2015 PDF (447 KB)

NDIS Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Policy Framework - March 2015 WORD NDIS Information, Linkages and Capacity Building Policy Framework - March 2015 WORD (39 KB)

Senate Inquiry into Residential Care Arrangements - February 2015 PDF Senate Inquiry into Residential Care Arrangements - February 2015 PDF (607 KB)

Senate Inquiry into Residential Care Arrangements - February 2015 WORD Senate Inquiry into Residential Care Arrangements - February 2015 WORD (51 KB)

2014 Submissions

 

Senate Inquiry into Out of Home Care - November 2014 PDF Senate Inquiry into Out of Home Care - November 2014 PDF (552 KB)

Senate Inquiry into Out of Home Care - November 2014 WORD Senate Inquiry into Out of Home Care - November 2014 WORD (42 KB)

Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning - September 2014 PDF Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning - September 2014 PDF (165 KB)

Productivity Commission Inquiry Into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning - September 2014 WORD Productivity Commission Inquiry Into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning - September 2014 WORD (48 KB)

Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group - June 2014 PDF Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group - June 2014 PDF (287 KB)

Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group - June 2014 WORD Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group - June 2014 WORD (64 KB)

Removal of the Command and Control Features of the Australian Education Act - June 2014 PDF Removal of the Command and Control Features of the Australian Education Act - June 2014 PDF (93 KB)

Removal of the Command and Control Features of the Australian Education Act - June 2014 WORD Removal of the Command and Control Features of the Australian Education Act - June 2014 WORD (25 KB)

Senate Select Committee on School Funding - March 2014 PDF Senate Select Committee on School Funding - March 2014 PDF (653 KB)

Senate Select Committee on School Funding - March 2014 WORD Senate Select Committee on School Funding - March 2014 WORD (74 KB)

Review of the National Curriculum - March 2014 PDF Review of the National Curriculum - March 2014 PDF (456 KB)

Review of the National Curriculum - March 2014 WORD Review of the National Curriculum - March 2014 WORD (28 KB)

Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning - February 2014 PDF Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning - February 2014 PDF (564 KB)

Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning - February 2014 WORD Productivity Commission Inquiry into Childcare and Early Childhood Learning - February 2014 WORD (75 KB)

ALRC - Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws - January 2014 PDF ALRC - Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws - January 2014 PDF (168 KB)

ALRC - Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws - January 2014 WORD ALRC - Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws - January 2014 WORD (42 KB)

NDIA Strategic Plan - January 2014 PDF NDIA Strategic Plan - January 2014 PDF (157 KB)

NDIA Strategic Plan - January 2014 WORD NDIA Strategic Plan - January 2014 WORD (22 KB)

 

2013 Submissions

Grow Up Smiling - May 2013 PDF Grow Up Smiling - May 2013 PDF (2090 KB)

Grow Up Smiling - May 2013 WORD Grow Up Smiling - May 2013 WORD (95 KB)

Australian Education Bill - February 2013 PDF Australian Education Bill - February 2013 PDF (167 KB)

Australian Education Bill - February 2013 WORD Australian Education Bill - February 2013 WORD (4817 KB)

NDIS Bill - January 2013 PDF NDIS Bill - January 2013 PDF (202 KB)

NDIS Bill - January 2013 WORD NDIS Bill - January 2013 WORD (70 KB)

 

2012 Submissions

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - November 2012 PDF Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - November 2012 PDF (1232 KB)

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - November 2012 WORD Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - November 2012 WORD (236 KB)

Senate Inquiry into Teaching and Learning - October 2012 PDF Senate Inquiry into Teaching and Learning - October 2012 PDF (182 KB)

Senate Inquiry into Teaching and Learning - October 2012 WORD Senate Inquiry into Teaching and Learning - October 2012 WORD (100 KB)

NDIS Eligibility and Reasonable and Necessary Support - September 2012 PDF NDIS Eligibility and Reasonable and Necessary Support - September 2012 PDF (153 KB)

Australian Human Rights Commission (National Children’s Commission) Bill - May 2012 PDF Australian Human Rights Commission (National Children’s Commission) Bill - May 2012 PDF (236 KB)

School Workforce Productivity Commission Draft Report - February 2012 PDF School Workforce Productivity Commission Draft Report - February 2012 PDF (203 KB)

National Disability Strategy Implementation Plan Exposure Draft - January 2012 PDF National Disability Strategy Implementation Plan Exposure Draft - January 2012 PDF (184 KB)

National Disability Strategy Implementation Plan Exposure Draft - January 2012 WORD National Disability Strategy Implementation Plan Exposure Draft - January 2012 WORD (96 KB)

National Children's Commissioner Discussion Paper - December 2011 PDF National Children's Commissioner Discussion Paper - December 2011 PDF (202 KB)

Review of Funding For Schooling - September 2011 PDF Review of Funding For Schooling - September 2011 PDF (219 KB)

Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 – May 2011 PDF Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 – May 2011 PDF (489 KB)

Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 – May 2011 WORD Review of the Disability Standards for Education 2005 – May 2011 WORD (103 KB)

Disability Care and Support Productivity Commission Draft Report – May 2011 PDF Disability Care and Support Productivity Commission Draft Report – May 2011 PDF (469 KB)

Disability Care and Support Productivity Commission Draft Report – May 2011 WORD Disability Care and Support Productivity Commission Draft Report – May 2011 WORD (236 KB)

Review of Funding for Schooling – March 2011 PDF Review of Funding for Schooling – March 2011 PDF (266 KB)

Review of Funding for Schooling – March 2011 WORD Review of Funding for Schooling – March 2011 WORD (195 KB)

Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill – January 2011 PDF Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill – January 2011 PDF (151 KB)

Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill – January 2011 WORD Commonwealth Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill – January 2011 WORD (110 KB)

Human Rights Action Plan - February 2011 PDF Human Rights Action Plan - February 2011 PDF (132 KB)

Human Rights Action Plan - February 2011 WORD Human Rights Action Plan - February 2011 WORD (103 KB)