Budget 2020: Artificial underspending on disabled Australians

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As the fallout stemming from this week’s federal budget, hailed as “the most important budget since WWII” continues to bemoan high deficits, the focus as now turned to stimulating economic recovery through job creation incentives targeting young unemployed Australians from ages 16-35.

But those living with disabilities are arguing for these measures to include a greater focus on accessible employment opportunities, while People with Disability Australia (PWDA) is calling for a National Jobs Plan to address ongoing under-representation.

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