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High-level design of the new disability support system announced

31 July 2017 - The Minister for Disability Issues Nicky Wagner has revealed the high-level design of the new disability support system after a team worked intensively for several months on the co-design.

There are plans to include an information hub with a number of ways to make contact and be contacted, capability funding for disabled people and whānau to build their skills, and support to expand peer and whānau networks.

The new funding model is expected to reduce assessment and provide opportunities for investment, as well as increasing choice and control.

Find out more about the transformation of the disability support system , including the Cabinet paper, media release and FAQs for this announcement.

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