Welfare reform and Gillard's workplace vision
The Government has released the findings of a FaHCSIA departmental review into the impairment tables used to assess eligibility for disability support benefits. Eligibility criteria have been largely unchanged since 1993, and the review found a number of shortcomings, including: Inconsistent consideration of assistive technology in assessing disability – for example, an applicant with a hearing impairment would have their hearing...
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Published 31 July, 2011