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Disability Services Commission. Directorate Functions & Initiatives. Policy and Strategy – what we do. Develop policy Advice – to government, the Commission and others Budget and funding allocation Advise and implement National Agreements – eg. National Disability Agreement

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Disability services commission

Disability Services Commission

Directorate

Functions & Initiatives


Policy and strategy what we do

Policy and Strategy – what we do

Develop policy

Advice – to government, the Commission and others

Budget and funding allocation

Advise and implement National Agreements – eg. National Disability Agreement

Non financial reporting – eg. ACDC; Annual Report

Communication and information

Access and inclusion - eg. DAIPs

Research and evaluation


Major focus areas

Major focus areas

  • Nationally

    • Productivity Commission report (NDIS)

    • National Disability Strategy implementation

    • National Disability Agreement

  • Housing for people with disability

  • Employment for people with disability

  • Disability Professional Services

  • Legislation – eg. Disability Services Act; Criminal Law (MIA) Act


Community and sector development what we do

Community and Sector Development – what we do

  • Promote and guide the implementation of ‘Count Me In’

  • Plan, promote and influence the further development of the disability services sector

  • Shape and implement new requirements emerging from EAC Community Sector Partnership Forum

  • Promote access and inclusion via compliance (DAIPs) and community education

  • Undertake a range of short to medium term priority developmental projects


Major focus areas1

Major focus areas

  • Build on Count Me In

  • Leverage the Disability Access and Inclusion Plans (DAIP) through LGA/Govt to continue to promote inclusive objectives

  • Employment as a DAIP requirement

  • Sector planning and Development

  • Promote and facilitate contemporary service design

  • Facilitate pathways for involvement in decision making across stakeholders


Local area coordination what we do

Local Area Coordination – what we do

  • Statewide Local Area Coordination program

  • People with Complex Needs, Justice Coordinator

  • Community and Family Living


Major focus areas2

Major focus areas

  • Consolidate new LAC directorate

  • LAC project - role and ratios

  • Planning, early intervention

  • Community and Family Living

  • New Areas – Wheatbelt, New north

  • Partnerships – DSOs, Govt Depts, Local Govt


Service contracting and development what we do

Service Contracting and Development – what we do

  • Contract Planning

  • Contract Formation

  • Contract Management

  • Service Development

  • Operational Governance


Operational plans 2011 12

Operational Plans 2011/12


New projects 2011 12

New Projects 2011/12


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