4.48 The Committee recommends that all Australian
Governments recommit to the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 and meeting
associated domestic and international reporting obligations.
4.49 The committee recommends that the government takes
to the Disability Reform Council for consideration a proposal to establish an
Office of Disability Strategy under the oversight of the Disability Reform
Council, as a coordination agency for the National Disability Strategy
2010-2020 and for the revised National Disability Strategy after 2020.
4.50 The committee recommends that if an Office of
Disability Strategy is established, that people with disability are consulted
at every stage of its development and implementation.
4.51 The committee recommends that specific measurable
goals for implementation of the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020 are
created, that these are routinely monitored, and data is collected and reported
biannually to the Disability Reform Council, the Office of Disability Strategy (if
created) and presented to parliament.
4.52 The committee recommends the development of best
practice guidelines for detailed consultation with people with disability and
their advocates under the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020.
4.53 The committee recommends that a revised National
Disability Strategy, with an extended timeframe of operation, be devised in
consultation with people with disability, including consideration of the
critical role of advocacy in this process.
4.54 The committee recommends the revised National Disability
Strategy should include development of solutions to the barriers identified to
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