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More needed for Disability Support to address years of underfunding

The PSA is disappointed the persistent underfunding of disability support services has continued in Budget 2019.Funding for National Disability Support Services in this budget is $7 million less than what was spent last year.

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Latest media releases from the PSA. Government response to mental health and addiction inquiry brings hope
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Government response to mental health and addiction inquiry brings hope

The PSA has welcomed the long awaited Government response to ‘He Ara Oranga - Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction’ coupled with the ‘Budget 2019: Mental Health, Wellbeing and Addiction initiatives’ as an encouraging approach to transforming New Zealand’s mental health and addiction...

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Latest media releases from the PSA. The PSA welcomes transition support package, hopes for further workforce focus
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The PSA welcomes transition support package, hopes for further workforce focus

The PSA welcomes yesterday’s pre-budget announcement of over $150 million for a new Transition Support Service for young people leaving state care, and hopes further details will address social service workforce requirements.

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