Easing the Burdens on Disabled and the People who Care

There are 410,000 families in Australia for which the introduction of the national disability insurance scheme legislation in Federal Parliament this week will represent a monumental day in their often difficult lives.

It is an idea whose time has come, and this legislation should be supported across the house. It is not a time for political point-scoring, nor ”badass” speeches. It is a moment in which a much-maligned parliament can finish the year by doing some permanent good.

The Age
Monday 26th November, 2012

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