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Notice given 28 February 2006

*1  Senator McLucas: To move—That the following matter be referred to the Community Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report by 17 August 2006:

An examination of the funding and operation of the Commonwealth-State/Territory Disability Agreement (CSTDA), including:

(a) an examination of the intent and effect of the three CSTDAs to date;

(b) the appropriateness or otherwise of current Commonwealth/state/territory joint funding arrangements, including an analysis of levels of unmet needs and, in particular, the unmet need for accommodation services and support;

(c) an examination of the ageing/disability interface with respect to health, aged care and other services, including the problems of jurisdictional overlap and inefficiency; and

(d) an examination of alternative funding, jurisdiction and administrative arrangements, including relevant examples from overseas.