On 29 November 2016, the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report:

The delivery of outcomes under the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 to build inclusive and accessible communities.
The terms of reference are:
a.    the planning, design, management, and regulation of:
i.    the built and natural environment, including commercial premises, housing, public spaces and amenities,
ii.    transport services and infrastructure, and
iii.    communication and information systems, including Australian electronic media and the emerging Internet of things;
b.    potential barriers to progress or innovation and how these might be addressed;
c.    the impact of restricted access for people with disability on inclusion and participation in economic, cultural, social, civil and political life; and
d.    any other related matters.

Submissions should be received by 28 April 2017. The reporting date is 13 September 2017.

Click here to download a copy of the 2010-2020 Nation Disability Strategy – An initiative of the Council of Australian Governments.

For more information to make a submission go to the website…