Continuing to establish a Ministry of Disabled People
This funding will support the continued establishment of Whaikaha as a Ministry of Disabled People.
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Vote Social Development 2023
Government has allocated $21.1 million to support Whaikaha – Ministry of Disabled People to establish roles that extend our capability and capacity in the areas of voice, partnership, communication, and culture.
This initiative supports the establishment of Whaikaha – Ministry of Disabled People.
- Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People is committed to working across Government and in partnership with the disability community and Māori to transform the lives of disabled people and their whānau.
- This partnership approach will help us to transform the disability support system in line with the Enabling Good Lives approach.
- To be effective Whaikaha must ensure it has robust systems and processes in place. It also needs to ensure it can recruit the right people to its organisation.
This initiative will fund:
o About 10 new roles to deliver on voice, partnership, communication, and culture
o About 13 new connector roles in Enabling Good Lives sites
o Cost pressures on the Whaikaha work programme
|2027/28 and outyears