The Liberals will fund TasCOSS and a joint committee of sector, peak body, and government representatives to develop a ten-year Community Sector Industry Development Plan. The Plan’s development will progress through regional and online consultations and a symposium for the sector. $350,000 over two years is provided for the initiative.
TasCOSS commentary (February 2018)
The funds provided match the proposal which was developed, and are adequate to produce and resource an industry development plan. The community sector is growing, while also experiencing consumer-driven care and marketisation reforms, such as the NDIS, which substantially change how the sector operates and its workforce demands.
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