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Signing up to the Disability Insurance Scheme

Wednesday 22nd May / presented by Daniel Cleary

Despite legislation to fund the new disability insurance scheme passing in the Federal Budget, WA is still the only state not on board with the new DisabilityCare scheme.

Premier Colin Barnett has argued that our current disabilities scheme is strong enough to stand on it’s own, and that signing up to the national scheme will be a step backward for WA people with disabilities.

WA Labor Senator Louise Pratt doesn’t agree and wants WA to get on board. She joined RTR this morning to explain why.

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