Productivity Commission’s Disability Care and Support Draft Report

The Productivity Commission’s Disability Care and Support Draft Report was released on 28 February 2011. Written submissions close on 30 April 2011.

Your attention is drawn to chapters 15 & 16:

  • Chapter 15 Insurance arrangements for injury (PDF – 421 Kb)
    15.1 Introduction
    15.2 What is catastrophic injury?
    15.3 Criteria to assess injury insurance arrangements
    15.4 Certainty, timeliness and quality of lifetime care and support
    15.5 Coverage of people acquiring a disability through a catastrophic injury
    15.6 Impacts on recovery and health outcomes
    15.7 People’s freedom
    15.8 The value of ‘justice’
    15.9 Providing incentives for people to avoid injuries
    15.10 Efficiency and costs
    15.11 The performance of common law systems of fault-based compensation
  • Chapter 16 A national injury insurance scheme (PDF – 400 Kb)
    16.1 Introduction
    16.2 Implementing a no-fault approach for lifetime care and support of all catastrophic injuries
    16.3 The scope of the NIIS beyond 2020
    16.4 Some other matters

 

Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack

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