500 Disability Services Jobs cut from Government

Residential services for people with disabilities will be privatised and outsourced to the non-government sector.



26 Aug 2014 - The Barnett Government has announced that 500 jobs will be cut from the Disability Services Commission as the government run accommodation services are privatised. .

The decision to cut 500 jobs from DSC will result in a significant shift of residential places from the State Government to the non-government sector. MMS 11 October 2013

Parents of children currently accommodated in government run facilities have raised concerns about the disruption that this decision will have on their children’s lives.  Joondalup Weekender 29/5/2014