Lodged Submissions

Joint Standing Committee of the NDIS - NDIS Planning Inquiry

SARRAH welcomes the work of Joint Standing Committee in considering the implementation, performance and governance of the NDIS and specific focus of this inquiry into NDIS Planning... Read the full submission here.

Department of Social Services (DSS) NDIS Thin Markets Project

The Thin Markets Project Discussion Paper identifies potential responses to the issue across four domains:

1. Market Facilitation
2. Market Deepening
3. Regulation
4. Alternative Commissioning Models

Read SARRAH's responses to these 4 domains here.

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

SARRAH Acting CEO, Cath Maloney provided a statement to the Royal Commission on the 12 July 2019 in Darwin. Read the statement here.

Submission to the Senate Select Committee into the Obesity Epidemic in Australia

This submission focuses on the role of allied health professionals in treating and managing the chronic diseases that are one of the results of overweight and obesity in rural and remote Australia.

Read the submission here.

Submission to the Joint Committee on the Asscessibility and Quality of Mental Health Services

This submission sets out SARRAH's position that in rural and remote communities, access to appropriately qualified mental health professionals is limited and that this is compounded by limited access to the MBS by allied health professionals supporting people with mental health issues. This is further compounded by the rate of payment offered through the MBS, which does not adequately reflect the cost of providing services into remote and very remote communities.

Read the submission here

Submissions Lodged Prior to 2018

Older submissions developed by SARRAH are available here.