Anglicare Australia has written a letter to support the response of EPIC Assist to the Disability Employment Services Discussion Paper and add some reflections that come from the network more widely.
The Disability Employment Services discussion paper strongly echoes discussions being had in other areas of service delivery: the need for more user choice and control, more competition, better outcomes and the right funding models to deliver them.
The Productivity Commission’s Human Services Inquiry Issues Paper identified six areas of human services to prioritise for reform according to principles of user choice, competition and contestability. The NDIS is another example of new service delivery where user choice and a contestable market were central principles of reform.
To read the letter, click here