DisabilityCare to be sent to private providers to implement – Sydney Morning Herald

By Anna Patty The NSW government plans to transfer all its disability services to the private sector from next year in preparation for the introduction of the national scheme, DisabilityCare, in 2018. Public service workers are concerned the transfer will mean a cut in their pay and conditions. The transfer is expected to include the redevelopment of group homes such as Stockton in Newcastle. The assistant general secretary of the Public Service Association, Steve Turner,