Friday, 10 November 2017

Jail should not be the last resort for people with disability

PSA media release The incarceration of a 20-year-old Victorian man with autism and an intellectual disability who fell through the cracks of the NDIS serves a reminder there needs to be a government-run safety net for some of the state’s most vulnerable people, says the Public Service Association of NSW (PSA). “We have warned that without a properly funded, government-run safety net, some people with disability will end up in the prison system or on