The disability support pension process: unnecessarily stressful?

Anna Kelsey-Sugg

Qualified assessors the key to determining disability pension eligibility.

Disability support pension eligibility is a contentious issue, and assessing it isn’t always a black and white task. Problems with the process are compounded when elements such as under-qualified assessors and disability prejudices are included. “If you’re putting people into positions for which they are not qualified and there is no matching of their skills with what they are actually doing, you are going to get an awful lo...

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Published 22 July, 2008 | Updated 18 August, 2008