Policy Position

October 15, 2015

Submission to Senate Disability Education Inquiry

On June 17th, 2015, the Senate referred the inquiry into the current levels of access and attainment for students with a disability in the school system, […]
November 28, 2014

“Access to Work is a labour market intervention not a welfare benefit”

Ai-Media is a proud member of the Business Disability Forum (BDF) which supports businesses in becoming disability smart. The BDF has published a paper on Access to […]
February 18, 2014

From Little Things, Big Things Grow

Ai-Media recommends changes to the Employee Share Scheme. “It’s better to tax the goose after it has laid the golden egg, rather than pluck its feathers […]
August 20, 2013

Ai-Media 2013 Election Year Policy Positions

Ai-Media proposes the following policy priorities for the upcoming federal election.   Ai-Media 2013 Election Year Policy Positions Innovation|Disability|Education|Employment   1.  Please don’t change the R&D Tax Incentive […]
August 12, 2011

Disability Reform

“Giving people with disability and their carers control and choice over the services they use….” Ai-Media welcomes the emphasis on individual empowerment contained in the national […]
October 15, 2010

Labor Considers Disability Reform

Disability Reform, including a national no-fault insurance scheme, will be a key social policy priority for the Gillard government. Jenny Macklin says that the Government will […]
September 14, 2010

New Secretary for Disabilities

Ai-Media welcomes the appointment of Senator Jan McLucas as the Parliamentry Secretary for Disability and Carers. MP Bill Shorten has been appointed as Assistant Treasurer and […]
May 14, 2010

Report on Hearing Health

The Senate Community Affairs References Committee today tabled its report titled Hear Us: Inquiry into Hearing Health in Australia.The issues most commonly raised with the committee concerned […]
November 24, 2009

Productivity Commission Inquiry

Last night The Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, announced a Productivity Commission inquiry to examine the feasibility, costs and benefits of replacing the current system of disability […]
December 15, 2008

CHANGE We Can Believe In

Barack Obama’s successful campaign for change resonates with many of us all over the world. In a submission to the Australian Government’s National Disability Strategy (designed […]